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Spring 2007 (vol. 30, no. 2)

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

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)

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

Note from the Editor

WESS Newsletter Editors

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe by 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)

WESS Newsletter Editors

WESS Newsletter Sponsors

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe by 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 )

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

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 by 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)

WESS Newsletter Sponsors

WESS Newsletter Editors

Fiera del Libro in Torino

by Jeffry Larson

New Publications of Note

Column Editor: Robert Kusmer
Europe by 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)

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 by 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

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 by 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

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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by Bits & Bytes

Column Editor Gail Hueting

Personal & Institutional News

Column Editor: Richard Hacken

Bei unds 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

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 by 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


Fall 1995 (vol. 19, no. 1)

Editor: Marje Schuetze-Coburn


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

Editor: Jeffry Larson


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

Editor: Jeffry Larson




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