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A guide to Scandinavian culture in Europe and the US
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Other sites of interest

American Swedish Institute: Can explore programming and exhibits, though the archives are behind a paywall.

The Nordic Pages - a comprehensive collection of links to Scandinavian sites on the web.

Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS)

Scandinavian Studies at UW-Madison - the oldest university program in Scandinavian Studies in the USA.

Project Runeberg - Nordic literary texts are available online here.

Promise of America-- This bilingual, multimedia website features a representative selection of Norwegian-American materials.

Nordisk familjebok - digital facsimile of Sweden's equivalent of Britannica - in progress through Project Runeberg.

National Council of Ministers - facts, statistics, and current developments for the Nordic region and constituent countries. Users can choose to read in Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic, and English.

Stockholm Institute for Scandinavian Law - Nordic legal language resources; links to constitutions and bar associations.

Swedish American Historical Quarterly - an academic journal published continuously since 1950 by the Swedish-American Historical Society.

Swedish American Historical Society - The Swedish–American Historical Society is a nonprofit organization founded in 1948, with the mission of recording and interpreting the Swedish presence in America.

Norwegian American Historical Association - A private membership organization dedicated to locating, collecting, preserving and interpreting the Norwegian-American experience with accuracy, integrity and liveliness.

Scandinavian Studies - The Journal of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study since 1911.

The People's Dictionary - A comprehensive Swedish-English dictionary


Getting started

Library Orientation - Scandinavian Studies: A guide for finding books and articles for research papers.


General country information

Sweden (Sverige) - official gateway

Consulate General of Sweden's Sweden Abroad

Country profile: Sweden - from BBC news

Statistics Sweden

Languages of Sweden - from Ethnologue

Svenska instituet - website of the Swedish Institute; information on country, people, language & culture (in Swedish and English).

Denmark (Danmark) - official website

Country profile: Denmark - from BBC news

Statistics Denmark

Languages of Denmark - from Ethnologue

Norway (Norge)

Minifacts about Norway 2015 - from Statistics Norway - official gateway to the public sector in Norway

Country profile: Norway - from BBC news

Statistics Norway

Languages of Norway - from Ethnologue

Iceland (Island) - official gateway

Country profile: Iceland - from BBC news

Statistics Iceland

Languages of Iceland - from Ethnologue

Finland (Suomi)

Country profile: Finland - from BBC news

Statistics Finland

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