Germanic Studies

Kantonale und regionale schweizerische Bibliografien

Description
Web page at the Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek (National Library of Switzerland) which provides links to regional and state (Kanton) bibliographies. Coverage varies by Canton, with most online covering the 1990s to present, and typically includes citations to the culture, history, and politics of the respective Canton. Page also provides bibliographic information for supplemental print bibliographies for each Canton.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10521
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Virtuelle Deutsche Landesbibliographie

Description
Combined catalog of the online local history bibliographies of the 16 states (Länder) of Germany. Searches can be made in the collective catalog, but links to the individual state (Land) catalogs also are provided. Coverage varies by state, but can go back as far as the 1970s, and typically includes citations to the culture, history, and politics of the respective state.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10519
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Gender Research Database (GReTA)

Description

Searchable database of women’s and gender studies scholarship, with bibliographic citations taken primarily from German sources and focusing on Germany (East and West) from the 1980s to present.

Type
Database
Coverage
1906-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10517
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Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450 (GVRL)
Description
Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10321
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Yizkor (Holocaust Memorial) Books

Alternative Titles
Yizkor Books Online
New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer
Description
Yizkor (memorial) books are an invaluable source of information to researchers as they are often the only resource for vital statistical, historical, biographical, bibliographical, cultural, sociological, geographic, and other information on the Jewish communities of Europe that were virtually annihilated by the Nazis of Germany and their collaborators from 1939-1945. 'The New York Public Library's Digital Yizkor Book Viewer provides page-turner technology to read or consult crystal-clear digital images of complete Holocaust memorial books, exactly as issued.'
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
'650 of the 700 post [World War II] yizkor books at The New York Public Library are accessible online in their entirety...volumes currently available in hard copy only are indicated by an asterisk on the alphabetical list [in Yizkor Books Online database entry page] of communities whose yizkor books are in the [New York Public] Library's collection.'
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10277
Access
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, RLIN
Description

Combined catalog describing over 2 billion books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in over 400 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 10,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, and the national libraries of Australia and many Western European countries). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (RLIN).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
Mobile Version
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Historical Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
HAFT
Description

Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more. The database indexes more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1955-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9993
Access
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Monumenta Germaniae Historica (Brepols version)

Alternative Titles
MGH
Brepolis
Description

In more than 300 volumes, covering the widest possible range of historical documents, divided into five major Series (Scriptores, Leges, Diplomata, Epistolae and Antiquitates) and into 33 Subseries, the Monumenta not only continues its editorial programme but it has established for all Western scholarship a standard for critical editions.

More than 1,450 texts available. Live links to the Database of Latin Dictionaries. Cross-searchable with other full-text databases from Brepols.

Type
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
ca. 500-1500
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9879
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