German Studies

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Citation Guides

Citation Guides (Humanities)

Online Reference Sources

Standard reference work on contemporary German literature. Includes essays on writers, as well as complete bibliographies of primary and secondary literature. German, Austrian, and Swiss writers included.

Online learning tool for 60+ languages; self-paced tutorials to practice reading, listening & speaking. Includes both modern languages several ancient languages (Koine & ancient Greek, Latin & Biblical Hebrew) . Also includes specialty courses (e.g. food & wine in French, Arab etiquette).

Reference dictionaries and companions, including illustrations, web links, and searching individual titles or by subject area; from Oxford University Press.

Online versions of American Writers, British Writers, European Writers, and World and Genre Writers.

Encyclopedias

Standard German-language encyclopedia, similar to Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Dictionaries

Standard historical dictionary of the German language.

Unabridged bilingual dictionaries for French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese & Arabic, with native speaker audio pronunciation.

Biographical Sources

1875 to present

Full-text access is provided for ADB and an index of articles to the NDB, which is shelved at ref DD 85 .N4

Lengthy literary biographies by recognized literary scholars and critics, covering past & present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

Statistics & Data

1993 to present

Up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world including politics, economics, business, news and data.