Broad navigation tools for your subject search
The following links are sorted according to their media types and may help you with the most important resources and their use for the search of German Studies.
The list shows you periodicals which belong to the subject group of German Studies and are documented in print or electronic form in the periodical database of the Branch Library for German and Scandinavian Studies. (Cf.Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek).
You may search the list of titles via "Erweiterte Suche" (extended search function) using your search terms within the given subject group and location mark.
With the help of DBIS you may receive an overview of specialized databases which can be sorted according to their type (database of essays, full text, reference material ...) and modes of access (free web access, Humboldt University intranet). There is also the particular access URL for each database. The most important titles are compiled under 'top databases'.
Supra-regional library holdings
The above mentioned subject portal was compiled by the library which is responsible for the special collection field in cooperation with other institutions. it Apart from offering them more information, it helps the reader to perform a detailed search for language, literature and culture items with the help of various resources like the catalogue for German Studies databases and internet sources. The meta search tool can be combined with the quick search function or used for selective search.
Online tutorial on information literacy
The online tutorial on information literacy will help you to acquire the necessary skills for an effective scientific work as well as how to use the different electronic resources: E-Learning - Online-Kurs Informationskompetenz.
Subject at the HU
Regional specialized libraries
Other libraries with considerable Romance collections and related subjects are:
- The Berlin State Library - Foundation of Prussian Cultural Heritage:StaBiKat
- The library at Freie Unversität, escpecially the philological library: FU-Katalog
- the library of the the Centre of Genaral Language and Literature Studies with Romance holdings: ZAS-Bibliothek
News on the subject and blogs can be retrieved at the subject portal for German Studies on
'Deutscher Germanistenverband' is the scientific association for research on German Studies and it unites the two sections
News of these platforms may be found on Tagungen und Termine (via H-Germanistik, Mediaevum, Clio-Online) and Themen.