Germanists Discussion Group Agenda – 2015 Midwinter

ALA Midwinter Meeting, Chicago

Germanists Discussion Group and Romance Languages Discussion Group Joint Meeting
Sunday, February 1, 2015
1:00 – 2:30pm
Sheraton Chicago, Erie Room.


  • Heidi Madden, Romanists Discussion Group, Duke University
  • Brian Vetruba, Germanists Discussion Group, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Kristen Totleben, Romanists Discussion Group, University of Rochester


I. Welcome and Introductions

II. Discussion

  • Topic: A Roundtable Discussion on Issues and Trends in Collection Development: Vendor Services for Western European Studies (German, French, Italian)
    • This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered by our vendor representatives! Come and learn about current trends on approval plans, orders, and European publishing. Find out what sort of reports and data vendors can supply to libraries. Discover new features in vendor databases. Prior to the discussion period, each vendor will give a brief presentation highlighting their services to libraries.
  • Vendor Representatives:
    • Christ√®le Gibore, AMALIVRE (Midwinter booth #3031)

See: WESS Midwinter 2014 Conference Schedule