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German

Databases
Research Databases
FRANCIS (international humanities and social sciences) | off-campus access
Index to multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities, social sciences, and economics. more information

MLA International Bibliography
Index to books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. more information

Digital Media Databases
Foreign Language Video Instruction
Brief video clips of native speakers in non-English languages. more information

Reference Books
Language
Duden das grosse Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache (REF PF 3625 .D83)
Six-volume German dictionary.

NTC’s Dictionary of German False Cognates (REF PF 3445 .P37)
Dictionary which defines German words that look very similar to English words but have different meanings.

The Oxford-Duden Pictorial German-English Dictionary (REF PF 3629 .O9)
Located in the Ready Reference section, this German-English dictionary provides illustrations to go along with the English and German words.

History and Culture
Encyclopedia of European Social History: From 1350 to 2000 (REF HN 373. E63 2001)
Six-volume resource containing 209 articles focused on the development of European society. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Germany and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History
This comprehensive encylopedia includes articles detailing Germany's influences and relationship with the Americas.

The Great German Films (REF PN 1993.5 .G3 .O88)
Divided into time periods, this resource provides information on German cinema from 1895 to 1986.

Pop Culture Germany!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle
Covers all aspects of German art, entertainment, television, music, and film since 1945.

Literature
Modern German Literature (REF PT 401 .D6)
Two-volume resource which lists German authors from the twentieth century and provides criticism on their works.

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (REF PT 41 .G3)
Provides entries on authors, works, literary terminology, and other topics important to German literature

Journals
Current Print Titles
German Quarterly

Full Text Tiles in the Electronic Journal Center
Humanities title list
Language and literature title list

Web Sites
German Language News & Magazines
German publications available on the web.

iLoveLanguages: German
Provides links to hundreds of websites that contain language dictionaries, translations, organizations, and more.

Librarians' Internet Index: German
All kinds of resources related to Germany and the German language, including online dictionaries, cultural sites, and more; all selected for quality by librarians.

MLA Language Map
Allows you to graph the number of speakers of a particular language on a U.S. map or individual state map.  Also allows you to compare two maps and contains detailed information for states, cities, or zip codes.

WESSWEB: German Studies Web
Extensive site which links to websites containing German dictionaries, guides, directories, newspapers and other news sources, journals, medieval manuscripts, and much more.

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