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.
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.