The free accessible online database ists German- and foreign-language academic publications from the beginnings to the present. This is the most comprehensive subject bibliography of its kind. Monographs, edited volumes, periodical articles, source editions, reference works and bibliographies are registered. All entries from year under review 1974 onward, currently about 510,000 (as of December 2010), are available in the online database, which is updated on a daily basis. For entries concerning ealier years please look at the printed editions.
The Bavarian Regional Library Online is the central arts and humanities portal on the history and culture of Bavaria. It combines multiple electronic facilities. The individual modules and areas of collection emphasis can be searched one at a time, but partly also comprehensively with the help of keywords (locations, persons).
German Federal Archives. The internet portal offers a lot of search engines for its various databases, for instance Archive Good Search, picture database, central database for personal papers, film and video media database, ... . Furthermore the "cabinet minutes of the Federal Government" the "Reich Chandellery files" and some more resources are online available. The whole Bundesarchiv platform is available in English.
Historical online resources. Clio-Online is a major subject gateway for historical scholarship in teaching and research. Contains directories, thematic gateways, reviews and more. English instructions available.
A comprehensive platform for historical scholarship in teaching and research. Divided into four parts: "Themen" (texts, essays, images,... to different subjects and eras), "Länder" (comprehensive links to historical internet resources of different European countries), "Recherche" (Introductions for scientific writing) and "Lehren und Lernen" (Tutorials and Material for Teaching in classes).
Documentation of historical literature. Comprises the Yearbook ofhistoricalresearchand the historicalbibliography. Thetwo linkeddatabasesallowextensive researchfor historicalliterature. Both databases arenotonly focussed on German history,butalso on European andnon-European history. HBO comprises monographs, thesis and habilitation dissertations as well as journal articles and essays of anthologies. It covers all historical periods.
A specialised forum and an online moderated information and communication platform for historians which publishes specialised academic news and publications. Current articles from the academic world can be accessed via H-Soz-u-Kult’s website, email and RSS-feeds. Having registered with H-Soz-u-Kult, participants can order subscriptions for various editorial sections, and readers can publish relevant information from their ongoing work. English instructions available.
The International Bibliography of Periodical Literature is an international and interdisciplinary bibliography of academic periodical literature, mainly from the Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences. A print version covers the years 1965-2001. The database currently lists more than 3.3 million journal articles from 11,500 journals covering the years 1983 ff. Every year some 120,000 entries are added. IBZ is updated monthly. It now includes abstracts. The database works with an assigned subject classification in English and German based on the German Personennormdatei (PND: name authority file) and Schlagwortnormdatei (SWD: controlled vocabulary). Thus, an easy and fast access to articles is ensured, irrespective of the language in which the original article was written.
An interdisciplinary review journal that ranges freely across historical eras. It presents not only an ever-changing repertoire of reviews but also discussions of both monographs and edited collections in fields such as the history of medicine, law and art. While German language writings form our key focus, research from the rest of Europe and the wider world is continuously being included.
Johann Heinrich Zedler's Universallexicon, published by Johann Heinrich Zedler between 1731 and 1754, is by far the biggest and most important German encyclopedia of the eighteenth century. To start your search, click on "Suchen im Zedler", to browse through the book, click on "Blättern im Zedler".
Comprehensive English-language volume providing an overview of historical literature pertaining to the German Empire (1871-1918). Combines historiographical analyses with original interpretations and extended bibliographies.
A bibliography of publications on National Socialism from 1945 until 2000. The focus is on German publications within the 1980s and 1990s, including English and French standard works. Contains a comprehensive and very useful register.
A comprehensive English-language guide to Nazi Germany, covering topics such as the relationship between Nazism and German society, the role of Hitler within the Nazi party and the Third Reich, and the relationship between Nazi racial and eugenic politics and the Holocaust.
See also this HTML version of this study. This report provides a comprehensive overview of Germany's history, geography, economy, social welfare, and government from ancient times up until the mid-1990s. It includes a useful bibliography.
A major dictionary of the development of German-language countries and territories, beginning in the 11th century. Provides information about sovereigns. Contains a register and bibliographic references.
Bibliography of the history of the German labour movement and organization. Contains international publications (monographs, serials, articles) from the movement/organization's inception to the present.