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Contents

Spring 2007 (vol. 30, no. 2)

Editor: Paul Vermouth

Sponsors

Editors

Feature Articles

More Books, More Freedom in Rome

Jeffry Larson

Podcasting a Year Later: Scandanavia

Hank Harken

Madrid's LIBER, 2006

Lynn Shirey

Columns

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

WESS Program, ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC

WESS Dinner Cruise at ALA

Frankfurt Book Fair

Symposium for Information Specialists, Frankfurt

WESS Volunteer Form

WESS Officers



Fall 2006 (vol. 30, no. 1)

Editor: Paul Vermouth

Helene Baumann, 1941-2006

Editors

Feature Articles

The Newsletter: Volume 30

The WESS Newsletter, which began as the Western European Language Specialists Newsletter more than thirty years ago, has now arrived at a milestone--its thirtieth volume. As a celebration of this event, Charles Fineman and Sarah Wenzel remember different aspects of their stints as editors in the short pieces below.

The WELS, Then the WESS Newsletter, 30 Years On

Charles S. Fineman

Reflections on Editing the WESS Newsletter

Sarah Wenzel

A Rare Collection of Spanish Plays at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champlaign

Paula Mae Carns and Linde Brocato

The WESS East German Study Tour: A Report

Richard D. Hacken and Kizer Walker

Return to the Salon du Livre

Jeffry Larson

Columns

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Coutts Nijhoff International West European Study Grant

WESS Volunteer Form

WESS Officers


Spring 2006 (vol. 29, no. 2)

Editor: Paul Vermouth

Ross Atkinson, 1945-2006

Sponsors

Editor

Feature Articles

New Orleans in Post-Katrina February--and Looking Forward to June

Rebecca R. Malek-Wiley

Travels to Arles

Charlene Kellsey

European Podcasts: A First Look

Hank Harken

Columns

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Notes from the WESS Chair

WESS Returns to Frankfurt

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes

Discussion Groups

Paris Conference Proceedings

WESS Cruise: Sign Up Now!

WESS Volunteer Form

WESS Officers


Fall 2005 (vol. 29, no. 1)

Editors: Sarah G. Wenzel, Paul Vermouth

Feature Articles

The Global Resources Network & European Connections

Heather Ward

Iberian Spring

Jeffry Larson

Columns

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS in the News

WESS Section Business

Notes from the WESS Chair

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes

Paris Conference Proceedings



Spring 2005 (vol. 28, no. 2)

Editor: Sarah G. Wenzel

Sponsors

WESS Newsletter Editors

Features

Fun and Challenge with Translations: Bildarchiv der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft
2004 Coutts-Nijhoff Study Grant project

Helene Baumann

American Friends of the Anna Amalia Library: an Update

Ronald D. Patkus

ARTFL

Sebastian Hierl

Bok & Bibliotek: Göteborg Book Fair 2004

Sem Sutter

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert L. Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

ALA Annual Conference News

Call for Papers: Topics in European Studies

Come One, Come All! WESS Dinner Cruise

WESS Section Business

Notes from the WESS Chair

- On discussion groups
- On meetings

Research & Planning Committee's New Format

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes

WESS Newsletter Editor Needed




Fall 2004 (Vol. 28, no. 1)

Editor: Sarah G. Wenzel

Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors

Features

Wings to Paris: WESS European Conference 2004

Yvonne Boyer

Reflections from Conference Attendees: WESS European Conference 2004

American in Leipzig: Reflections on the Leipzig Book Fair, 2004

Robert Kusmer

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Notes from the WESS Chair

Frankfurt Bookfair Stipends Awarded

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes - Toronto REVISED

Spring 2004, (vol. 27, no. 2)

Editor: Sarah G. Wenzel

Note from the Editor
WESS Newsletter Editors
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken
Observations on German Libraries and Librarianship: A Study Tour
Rowena Griem
Nedbook Northwest Europe Award for the Frankfurt Book Fair, 2003
Richard Hacken
Grant Update: Nearly Done!
Michael P. Olson

WESS Section Business

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes -- Toronto REVISED

Executive Committee Minutes -- Toronto REVISED

Membership Meeting Minutes -- Philadelphia REVISED

Executive Committee Minutes -- Philadelphia REVISED

Conference Information/Travel

WESS Social, ALA Annual 2004, Orlando


Fall 2003, (vol. 27, no. 1)

Editor: Sarah G. Wenzel

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WESS Newsletter Sponsors
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken
Dinner with Carmina, or the German Resources Project Meets in Munich
Jeffrey Garrett
Frankfurt Bookfair Stipends Awarded
Gordon Anderson
An Introduction to the European Union Studies Association
Valerie Staats
Subcommittee on Recruitment to the Profession
Charlene Kellsey
German Acquisitions in Three Hungarian Libraries
James P. Niessen

WESS Announcements

Send your entry to the WESS Directory

WESS European Conference in Paris: 22-26 March 2004

WESS Section Business

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes


Spring, 2003 (vol. 26, no. 2 )

Editor: Sarah G. Wenzel

WESS Newsletter Editors
Transatlantic Connections: a Tour of German Libraries and Publishing Houses
by Robert L. Kusmer
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Notes from the WESS Chair

Membership Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes

Conference Information/Travel

WESS International Conference, Paris

WESS Cruise, Toronto


Fall, 2002 (vol. 26, no. 1)

Editor: Sarah G. Wenzel

WESS Newsletter Editors
ACRL WESS/MAGERT Conference Program: Mapping the Future of Historical Scholarship about Europe
by Rebecca Malek-Wiley
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sebastian Hierl
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Announcements

Nijhoff Coutts Award Announced

WESS European Conference, Paris 2004 information


Spring, 2002 (vol. 25, no. 2)

Editor: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

WESS Newsletter Editors

Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes: German Foreign Cultural Policy within the Field of Library & Information Services
By Marilen Daum and Shawn Whatley
Report from the 2001 Martinus Nijhoff Study Grant Recipient
by Sue Waterman
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sarah Wenzel
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Please Note: WESS European Conference, Paris 2004: Online Survey

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Announcements

2002 Annual Conference Schedule

ACRL WESS/MAGERT Conference Program: Mapping the Future of Historical Scholarship about Europe

WESS/SEES Cruise during ALA Annual in Atlanta

Goodbye - Thank You - Welcome


Fall, 2001 (vol. 25, no. 1)

Editor: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
Romani Studies: A summary of the Special Topics Discussion Group program at ALA
By Kathleen Hunter Rutter and Sebastian Hierl
An American in Taipei
By Michael P. Olson
Report from the 1999 Nijhoff Study Grant Recipient
By Jeffry Larson
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sarah Wenzel
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Announcements

Reference Reviews Europe

Suspension of the Nijhoff Grant for 2002

Spring in Paris?

2002-2003 slate of candidates for office




Spring 2001 (vol. 24, no. 2)

Editor: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

WESS Newsletter Editors
The Portuguese Book Trade
By Richard C. Ramer
Research the European Book and Remember the Nijhoff Study Grant
By Richard Hacken
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sarah Wenzel
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Announcements

2001 Martinus Nijhoff Study Grant Winner

2001 Annual Conference Schedule

Frankfurt Book Fair and Tour

WESS Cruise Ticket Holders


Fall 2000 (vol. 24, no. 1)

Editor: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
Fiera del Libro in Torino
by Jeffry Larson
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Sarah Wenzel
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Announcements

2001 Midwinter Conference Schedule

Martinus Nijhoff International Study Grant

ACRL 10th National Conference: Crossing the Divide


Spring 2000 (vol. 23, no. 2)

Editor: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
European Gypsy Publications: A Pilot Project to Acquire Gray Literature for Library Collections
By Sam Dunlap
Report from the 1999 Nijhoff Study Grant Recipient
By Richard Hacken
2000 Martinus Nijhoff Study Grant Winner Madrid's LIBER 99
By Adán Griego
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Jennifer Vinopal
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Membership Meeting Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

2000 Annual Conference Schedule


Fall 1999, vol. 23 no. 1

Editor: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
ACRL WESS 1999 Conference Program
Western European Studies Librarianship: Looking forward After 20 Years
by Heidi Hutchinson

Germanistik im Internet: eine Orientierungshilfe

Review by Kai Stoeckenius

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer

Europe in Bits & Bytes

Column Editor: Jennifer Vinopal

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

2000 Midwinter Conference Schedule


Spring 1999, vol. 22, no. 2

Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
Stuttgart University Library Seminar
by Gordon Anderson
Report from the 1998 Nijhoff Award Recipient
By Jeffrey Garret
Ulrich Ammon's Ist Deutsch Noch internationale Wissenschaftssprache?
Review by John Rutledge
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Gail Hueting
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

WESS Bylaws Revision

Notes from the WESS Chair

1999 Annual Conference Program Announcement: "Western European Studies Librarianship: Looking Forward After 20 Years"

Touzot WESS Program Grant

1999 Nijhoff Study Grant Winner

Subscribe to WESS-L

Goodbye and Thank You!

WESS' 20th Annivesary Riverboat Celebration

1999 Annual Conference Schedule

Special Topics Discussion Group Meeting Announcement


Fall 1998 (vo. 22, no. 1)

Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
Farewell to Mario Casalini: Our Friend and Inspiration
by Assunta Pisani
An American in Leipzig
By Roger Brisson
Frankfurter Buchmesse Teatro Español dell Siglo de Oro (TESO) on CD-ROM and Website
Review by Adan Griego
Reference Reviews Europe Annual
Review by Anthony J. Oddo
New Publications of Note
Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor: Gail Hueting
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken
Announcement Nijhoff Study Grant

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group Report

Scandinavian Discussion Group Report

WESS Committee on Cataloging Issues Formed

New Name for Social Science Listserv: "wess-ssh"

ACRL Section on Distance Learning

1999 Midwinter Conference Schedule

1999 Annual Conference Program Announcement: "Western European Studies Librarianship: Looking Forward After 20 Years"


Spring 1998 (vo. 21, no. 2)

Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
119 Basarabian Nights: A Memoir of a WESS Librarian in Moldova
by Beau David Case
Retrospektive Erschließung von Zeitschriften und Zeitungen
Review by Scott B. Denlinger
New Publications of Note
Column Editor Leena Siegelbaum
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor Gail Hueting
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken
Information Sources Regarding Scandinavian Literature in Translation
by Sem C. Sutter
Publishing in the Languages of Spain
by Alain Couartou
Jeffrey Garrett Awarded Nijhoff Study Grant

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group Report

Special Topics Discussion Group Report

1998 Annual Conference Schedule


Fall 1997 (vo. 21, no. 1)

Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

WESS Newsletter Sponsors
WESS Newsletter Editors
Kolb-Proust Archive for Research
by Caroline Szylowicz
European Reading Room at LC
by John van Oudenaren
New Publications of Note
Column Editor Leena Siegelbaum
Europe in Bits & Bytes
Column Editor Gail Hueting
Personal & Institutional News
Column Editor: Richard Hacken
Bei uns um die Gedächniskirche rum... Berlin Cabaret: Friedrich Hollaender CD Review
by John Rutledge
Union List of Western European Newspapers Announcement Area Librarians in Higher Education: Defining the Future -- Workshop Report
ACRL Board Summary Report

WESS Section Business

Executive Committee Minutes

Notes from the WESS Chair

1998 WESS Slate

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group Report

Special Topics Discussion Group Report

WESS 1997 Pre-Conference Report

1998 Midwinter Conference Schedule


Spring 1997 (vol. 20, no. 2)

Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

  • WESS Member Visits Northern Ireland
    - Ann Snoeyenbos
  • Gateways to the Middle Ages: Electronic Resources for Medieval Studies
    - Tom Izbicki and Chuck Spornick
  • Columns and WESS News

    Fall 1996 (vol. 20, no. 1)

    Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

    WESS Newsletter Sponsors

    WESS Newsletter Editors

    Karl-Heinz Müther's Arno Schmidt (1914-1979) Bibliographie

    by John B. Rutledge and David H. Bryan

    EDI Developments in the Italian Book Sector

    By Michele Casalini

    New Publications of Note

    Column Editor: Leena Siegelbaum


    Europe in Bits & Bytes


    Column Editor: Gail Hueting

    Personal & Institutional News

    Column Editor: Richard Hacken

    WESS Section Business

    Executive Committee Minutes

    The Changing Face of European Studies: WESS Program Summary

    1996 Nijhoff Award Report


    Spring 1996 (vol. 19, no. 2)

    Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

  • Schreiber's Ausgewählte Bibliographien und andere Nachschlagewerke, 1974-1993.
    - Roger Brisson
  • New Publications of Note
    - Column Editor Leena Siegelbaum
  • Europe in Bits & Bytes
    - Column Editor Gail Hueting
  • Personal & Institutional News
    - Column Editor: Richard Hacken
  • Nijhoff Award Reports
  • WESS Section Business
  • WESS Program Announcement, July '96 in New York
  • SEES Program Announcement, July '96 in New York
  • WESS 1997 Pre-Conference

    Fall 1995 (vol. 19, no. 1)

    Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn

  • Ariadne Press: California's Literary Bridge to Austria
    - Heidi Hutchinson
  • New Publications of Note
    - Column Editor Leena Siegelbaum
  • Europe in Bits & Bytes
    - Column Editor Gail Hueting
  • Personal & Institutional News
    - Column Editor: Richard Hacken
  • WESS Section Business
  • WESS 1997 Pre-Conference

    Spring, 1995 (Vol. 18, no. 2)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson

  • The WESS/ARL German Political Science Project: A Cambridge Comparison
    - David Lowe
  • Halporn Named Nijhoff Grantee
    - James Spohrer
  • WESS - An Appeal for New Members
    - Tom Kilton
  • Editor's Note
    - A Valedictory by Jeffry Larson
  • Columns
    - Column Editor: Gail Hueting
  • Section Business
  • Sponsors for This Issue
  • Editorial Staff and Information for Contributors

    Fall, 1994 (Vol. 18, no. 1)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson

  • Two new WESS Groups Launched to Focus on Internet & German Social Sciences
    - Tom Kilton
  • German Social Sciences Working Group
    - Kurt De Belder
  • 1994 WESS Program in Miami
    - Frank Di Trolio
  • Cullars Steps Down as Assistant Editor
    - Jeffry Larson
  • The Kolb-Proust Archive
    - Tom Kilton
  • Swedish Study Grants
    - Marna Feldt
  • Reviews
  • Columns
  • Section Business
  • WESS Directory - order form and address for updates
  • Editorial Information

    Spring 1994 (Vol. 17, no. 2)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    - Column Editor: Julie Still


    Fall 1993 (Vol. 17, no. 1)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Spring 1993 (Vol. 16, no. 2)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Fall 1992 (Vol. 16, no. 1)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Spring 1992 (Vol. 15, no. 2)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Fall 1991 (Vol. 15, no. 1)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Spring 1991 (Vol. 14, no. 2)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Fall 1990 (Vol. 14, no. 1)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Spring 1990 (Vol. 13, no. 2)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


    Fall 1989 (Vol. 13, no. 1)

    Editor: Jeffry Larson


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