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This digital collection overs works of major German language authors spanning eleven centuries and includes historical, philosophical, theological, political and art history texts. Collections of essays, speeches and other non-literary material add context and background material. Each text has been carefully edited and prepared.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Z2231 .B5
A comprehensive annual bibliography of Western-language materials, primarily in German, on German language and literature.
Print Location: 1st Floor Z5579.6 .E36
This is an annual interdisciplinary bibliography. It covers all aspects of culture and civilization in the eighteenth century. One section is devoted to articles on "Germanic and Slavic Literatures and Languages."
Print Location: v.1 (1960)-
A core biblographic source for citations in German language and literature. Each volume contains approximately 7,500 citations from approximately 500 different sources, including journals and collected works.
Coverage varies. Some full text. Resources for the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) citations in journals(1784-), books, reviews; a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts; etc.
Index and abstracts (in French or English) of the current literature of European and American art from late antiquity to the present. Freely available from the Getty Museum.
This is a database of over 1,000 free, full-text, peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly journals. It covers a wide range of subject areas in a variety of languages in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Searchable database of images applicable to different times, cultures and disciplines. Also includes local Physics and Botany image collections. Use individual log-in for off-campus access.
CRL is a consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves traditional and digital resources for research and teaching.
Complete full text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts and Sciences, Health and General Sciences, and Ecology and Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Like JSTOR but focusing on the current issues of journals. Project Muse provides access to the full text of a large number of university press journals primarily in the social sciences and humanities.
Newspapers from countries around the world and regional papers from around the U.S.
Strong for current events--some foreign language newspapers.
Databases for Related Disciplines
1949-current. Covers religious and theological scholarship in over 1,000 international journals and 14,000 multi-author works.
Print Location: Burling 1st floor Z3503 .A34 1985 -
Online bibliographical database providing full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards.
Print Location: Burling 1st floor Z5579.6 .E36
A bibliography of periodicals covering all aspects of 18th-century civilization and culture.
Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
Indexes articles on Africa generally, African regions, Indian Ocean islands, and the African diaspora. Publications are from African and international sources, primarily in English. Library also has in print: Reference Alcove, 1971 to the present.
Subjects covered include the nature, use, and teaching of language as well as linguistics, phonetics, speech, communication, sociolinguistics, philosophy of language, hearing and speech physiology, and related topics.
1940-current. Indexes books and journals of philosophy: ethics, aesthetics, social and political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic, philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
The comprehensive database to the music literature. Indexes articles, books, conference proceedings, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, festchriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings and videos, reviews and more. Particularly strong for classical music. For popular music publications see Academic Search Premier.
Covers film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Includes full text of more than 90 journals and indexing for more than 600 publications.
1926-current. Indexes scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore.
The Literary Encyclopedia is an authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world. Its interactive features enable the user to place literature within its historical context in innovative ways.
From Brussels to New York, World's Fairs have provided inspiration and offered visions of the future to all those who visited. This particular World's Fair-themed digital collection draws on the World's Fair Collection at University of Maryland's Architecture Library. The collection features items from a number of the Fairs, including those held in Paris, Buffalo, Chicago, and San Francisco. After checking out the "Introduction" area, visitors should move on to the "Exhibits" area. Here they will find a potpourri of photographs, plans, drawings, posters, and other printed materials that tell the story of each Fair. Visitors shouldn't miss the images from the 1915-1916 San Diego Panama California Exposition, which include shots of Balboa Park and the Prado, which was the central avenue of the fair. The "Essays" section include materials written for an honors seminar at the University of Maryland taught by Professor Isabelle Gournay which detail some of the achievements of each exposition.
Books, media, Web sites, databases, art work, and more.
Before 1000 B.C. to the present. The OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide. Contains millions of records. This is the best way to identify resources beyond our collections.
Provides the full text of biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses for authors of every age, nation, and literary discipline. Includes the MLA Bibliography which sometimes links to full-text.
Print Location: Ref. AE 27 .G674x 1986
A general encyclopedia from Germany.
A site linking eleven major German dictionary projects and offering a search across all the dictionaries.
Print Location: Ref. PF 3625 .G7 1854a
This is the classic etymological dictionary of the German language published between 1854 and 1971.
Print Location: 1st floor PN831 .E28 2004
Print Location: 1st Floor PT175 .G45 2004
Print Location: 1st Floor PT191 .G47 2006
Print Location: 1st Floor PT289 .G45 2005
Print Location: 1st Floor PT317 .L58 2003
Print Location: 1st Floor PT311 .L58 2005
Print Location: 1st Floor PT361 .L55 2004
Print Location: 1st Floor PT341 .G42 2005
Print Location: 1st floor PT401 .S76 2001
See description of Literature Resource Center below. Search authors by time period, nation of origin, ethnicity, and name.
(print and online--selective)--The print edition (232+ vol.) is in the reference collection: PN771 .C59
(print and online-selective)Reference collection: PS 21 .D5x (volume no.) The last volume of the series includes a complete index. The online version is selective and available through Literature Resource Center.
Also available in print at Burling Ref N6847 .G758 2000
Look for Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians in the Reference Collection
Provides excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, philosophers and other creative writers who died between 1800 and 1899. Online version is selective and available through Literature Resource Center. Print version is available in the reference collection: Ref PN761 .N56
(print and online-selective)-use index to printed volumes to find particular authors and works. Reviews and criticisms of authors and works are excerpted in this set. Reviews, etc. begin with the date of publication of the original work and continue. Updates occur regularly. The online version is selective and available through Literature Resource Center. The print edition (185+ volumes) is in the reference collection: PN771 .G27
Print Location: Perm Reserve PF3640 .C68 1998
Print Location: Perm Reserve PF3640 .O94 2005
Print Location: Ref PF3460 .B35 1996
Print Location: 1st floor PN671 .C36 2000
Print Location: 1st floor PT91 .C36 1997
Print Location: 1st Floor PT236 .S55 1997
Print Location: Ref. PT91 .E53x 2000
Print Location: 1st floor PT41 .F46 1997
Print Location: Ref. PT 41 .G3 1997
Print Location: Ref. PT 41 .R21
1955-1988. 5 volumes
Print Location: 1st floor PT167 .W65x 1998
Databases for Related Disciplines
Print Location: PN1994 .E446x 2006
A starting point to find appropriate sources for background information.
Web editions for language learning & literary study
Online-Informationsressourcen der Film- und Fernsehwissenschaft
D.C. Web site for German Culture and Life including the arts and literature
. . . dem Fachportal für deutsche Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft!
Some of the materials referenced are available only to U.C. students, but much of it is freely accessible via the Web.
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- German life and letters
- German Quarterly
- German Studies Review
- Journal of English and Germanic philology
- New German Critique
- Seminar (Toronto)
- Akzente (print only)
- Deutschunterricht (print only)
- Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte (print only)
- Dimension (print only)
- Germanic Review
- Literatur und Kritik
- Women in German Yearbook
- Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie
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