Scandinavian Discussion Group Agenda – 2009 Midwinter

ALA Midwinter Meeting, Denver

WESS Scandinavian Discussion Group Meeting
Sunday January 25, 2009
8:00 – 10:00am
Colorado Convention Center, Room 606


  • Anna Bjartmarsdóttir Sveinbjórnsson


I. Current Swedish Bibliography Projects (G. Anderson)

  • Google Books Digitization Project – U of Minn Libraries’ Scandinavian Collections
  • Swedish American Bibliography — SWAM: report on the next stage

II. Library panels and meetings at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS) 2009 Conference, Madison Wisconsin, April 30 – May 2, 2009

  • Newspaper Digitization
    • Major project is underway to promote the digitization of some Swedish-American newspapers. Details and calls for participation will be given at this meeting.
  • Scandinavian-American Bibliography
    • Meeting has been requested, but not yet confirmed, regarding new initiatives in Scandinavian-American Bibliography. Volunteers to attend and contribute are needed.
  • Historians and Librarians Luncheon
    • This is a tradition at the SASS conference.

III. Call for contributors to SASS News & Notes

  • The editor of the Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study has asked for help in compiling the “Recent Publications” section.
    • Please consider volunteering.

IV. News from Our Libraries

V. Other Items

Click on the Scandinavian Discussion Group link for more information about the group and its past meetings.
Please send agenda proposals to Anna

Med vänlig hälsning,
Anna Bjartmarsdóttir Sveinbjórnsson
Nordic Studies Librarian
Reference and Research Services Division, Box 352900
University of Washington Libraries
Phone: (206) 685-1446