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(431) Resources In 'German Studies'
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Databases & Article Indexes (49) E-Journals (209) Almanacs & Factbooks (1) Associations, Organizations & Societies (1) Biography (8)
Book Reviews (8) Data Sets & Statistics (2) Dictionaries & Thesauri (Languages) (7) E-Books (26) Encyclopedias & Subject Dictionaries (17)
Government Information (8) Images (11) Libraries, Museums, Catalogs & Archives (24) Maps, Atlases & GIS (5) Multimedia & Video (6)
News Sources (10) Penn Sites (1) Publishers & Books Sellers (4) Quotations (1) Research Guides (9)
Search Engines & Portals (23) Technical Reports (1)
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Primary German Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
Also Known as: Modern Language Association Bibliography, MLAIB
Covers literature, languages, folklore, and linguistics. Includes English and foreign languages. ...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1963 to the present. New records are added ten times a year.

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Primary German Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Also Known as: BDSL, Eppelsheimer Kottelwesch
Comprising the printed volumes for the years 1985-2003, with more recent years being loaded on an ongoing basis....   [more]

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Bibliothek deutscher Klassiker
Also Known as: Digital Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker
Large collection of German canonical texts in authoritative editions....   [more]

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Deutsche Biographische Enzyklopaedie Online
Also Known as: Dictionary of German Biography
This online edition of Dictionary of German Biography (DBE) provides information about people from all aspects of public life: men and women from the entire German-speaking area from the time of the v...   [more]

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DigiZeitschriften
Also Known as: Digi Zeitschriften
DigiZeitschriften provides full-text access to over 100 scholarly journals published in Germany or neighboring countries since the late 1700s. The journals are in German, English, or other European la...   [more]

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Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte Online
Also Known as: Jahresberichte f, r deutsche Geschichte
Includes 200,000 entries, 1986-. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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Important German Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Broad collection of fulltext scholarly journals and related periodicals in all scholarly disciplines. Includes bibliographic citations, indexing and abstracting for more than 8,000 periodicals. A comp...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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ARTstor
The ARTstor collection includes approximately 500,000 images of works of art, architecture and archaeology along with the necessary software to view the images, create personal groups of images and cr...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Help - technical help
    Help - general index
    Browse Penn collections in ArtStor
    Search ArtStor

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Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts
A project of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UCLA...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Elfriede Jelinek Homepage
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Unrestricted Access

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Film Index International
Index of films and film personalities that is an unmatched reference work for entertainment films and biographical information about directors, producers, actors and more. in collaboration with the Br...   [more]

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Filmlink.de
"Online-Informationsressourcen der Film- und Fernsehwissenschaft"...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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First World War Poetry Digital Archive
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video. The collections include primary material from major poets of the period, includ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft Digital Exhibit
Produced by the University of California at Berkeley....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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German Emblem Books
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Unrestricted Access

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German Folklore And Popular Culture: Das Koster/Scheible
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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Historical Abstracts
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada)....   [more]
Holdings: ca. 1974- present. Updated three times a year.

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Indexes and Guides to Western European Periodicals in the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Unrestricted Access

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International Medieval Bibliography
Also Known as: IMB
You will need to click on the "enter database" button to get to IMB. The International Medieval Bibliography (IMB), the world's leading bibliography of Medieval Studies and an essential ...   [more]
Holdings: 1967-

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ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Medieval (400-1500) and Renaissance (1300-1700) studies...   [more]

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Literature Resource Center
Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
PLEASE NOTE: Penn has ...   [more]

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NDB ADB Deutsche Biographie
Also Known as: Neue Deutsche Biographie
The online version of the Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB) (23 volumes Aachen to Schwarz) and the Allgemeinen Deutschen Biographie (ADB) (56 volumes 1875-1912) together providing biographical entrie...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Nuremburg Laws And Nazi Annulment Of Jewish German Nationality
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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Pamphlets from the Harvard College Library
As one of a few institutions to have consistently collected pamphlets published during the 19th and the first half of the 20th centuries, Harvard holds tens of thousands of these pamphlets, covering d...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Past Masters Philosophy Fulltext
Also Known as: PastMasters
British Philosophy 1600-1900 (Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, George Berkeley, David Hume, Adam Smith, Edmund Burke, Jeremy Bentham, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, John Dewey, others)
...   [more]

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Projekt Historischer Roman
Cover the years 1780-1945 and the DDR....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
This reference work covers the history of philosophy worldwide. It includes extensive treatment of topics in ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, l...   [more]

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SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting of Occupied Countries and Assets in Neutral Countries
- from Archives Unbound
[more]

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Schweizer Virtueller Katalog
A meta-catalog that includes the holdings of the Swiss National Library as well as catalogs for other libraries scattered across German-speaking Switzerland....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive
Access is by IP user domain. Users must be on campus or in a Penn residence hall.

The Visual History Archive works best on PC using Internet Explorer 6 or later as the browser. IE is ...   [more]

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Wissenschaftlicher Rezensionsorgane und Literaturzeitschriften des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts
Full-text searchable collection of 18th- and 19th-century German literary and scientific journals....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Zeitschriften-Service
An index to a wide spectrum of German magazines, 1987 to the present....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Zeitschriftendatenbank
Also Known as: ZDB
The worlds largest specialized database for serial titles (journals, annuals, newspapers etc., incl. e-journals), managed by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. The ZDB contains more than 1.6 million bib...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Related German Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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Berlin-Bibliographie
Covers a wide range of publications on all aspects of the city of Berlin, 1985-2002....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Chronicon
"Chronicon: Fachportal fur Geschichtswissenschaften ist ein Informationssystem zur allgemeinen und europdischen Geschichte. Hier kvnnen Sie digitalen Sammlungen und andere Angebote der Bayerischen Sta...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Das Fruhe Deutsche Buchtitelblatt
" Das fr|he deutsche Buchtitelblatt: Mainz, Bamberg, Stra_burg, Kvln, Basel, Augsburg und N|rnberg. Bibliographische Daten und Abbildungen." A large collection of early German title plages, with ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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EIU Country Commerce
- from EIU - Economist Intelligence Unit
Guide to regulations, operating conditions, and corporate practices in more than 60 countries....   [more]
Holdings: 1996 - Present

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European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies to League of Nations Mandates in Africa 1910-1929
- from Archives Unbound
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EUscreen
"The EUscreen project aims to promote the use of television content to explore Europe's rich and diverse cultural history." Its aim is provide unified access to a collection of TV programming, sources...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Francis
Also Known as: Bulletin signaletique
Francis covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities and social sciences. It is strong in religion, the history of art, and literature with emphasis on cur...   [more]
Holdings: 1984 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    FRANCIS via EBSCOhost (closed file)

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Germania Sacra: Historisch-Statistiche Beschreibung der Kirche des Alten Reiches
Searchable database to the journal Germania Sacra, Van Pelt Library BX1534 .A1 G53...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Global Books in Print
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Holdings: Updated weekly.

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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences Covers all aspects of the study of language including linguistics, language acquisi...   [more]
Holdings: 1973 to present.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Search Guide
    LLBA Classification Codes

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Middle English Compendium
"The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    LN Academic becomes Nexis Uni transition
    LexisNexis Academic (old interface)

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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