This guide provides links to core German Studies Resources. Digital editions have been preferred for this guide to provide for remote access. For a more comprehensive guide, see Heidi Madden's Carolina-Duke Program in German Studies. (Note that you may need to authenitcate with your Duke login for access to resources in this guide.
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- Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft (BDSL)
This is the premier bibliography for Western-language studies of German language and literature. It covers articles, books, dissertations, and reviews. BDSL is sometimes referred to as Eppelsheimer/Köttelwesch after the editors.
Provides full-text access to some German journals and annuals, often covering them in their entirety (some start in the 1800s). Subjects include literature, history, art, religion, music, law, and the sciences.
An international index of materials in German language and literature. Online 2008-present; in print 1960-2008.
- Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur (IBZ online)
Provides more than two million articles in a wide variety of German and non-German journals, annuals, learned society yearbooks, conference proceedings, newspapers, etc. in all fields of knowledge and all languages, from a German point of view. Online 1981-present; in print 1896-1986.
Offers extensive online information, portals to websites, and other online resources that focus on German and Latin literature of the Middle Ages.
- Zeitschriften der Aufklärung
Contains digitized journals and review organs from the enlightenment period.
The largest and most historically significant dictionaries of the German language. It may be considered a functional equivalent of the Oxford English Dictionary.