WESS Scandinavian Discussion Group meeting

ALA Midwinter Conference

Boston, Massachusetts

Sunday, January 16, 2005, 2:00-4:00 pm

Hilton Boston Back Bay - Westminster Room





I. Welcome and introductions



II. Announcements



III. Featured topic:


"Bringing Scandinavian national-bibliography records to our catalogs: the case of Fennica."

Minna Popkin, Technical Services Librarian, Germanic Division, Harvard College Library


FENNICA, the Finnish National Bibliography, contains records for monographs, serials, maps, non-book materials and computer records published or otherwise produced in Finland. It also covers materials published outside Finland by Finnish authors or about Finland.



IV. Reports; news of the profession


Sem Sutter, University of Chicago Library, will report on his visit to the September 2004 Gothenburg Book Fair



V. Other business



Regards from the Chair --

Gordon B. Anderson

Librarian for Scandinavian & Slavic Area Studies;

Western European Social Sciences

170 B Wilson Library - University of Minnesota

309 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

(612) 625-8161 fax: (612) 626-9353

ganderso @ umn . edu