General Sources Useful for Researching Many Cultures & Literatures
EZRA - Wittenberg's online catalog
OhioLINK - Combined catalog of more than 70 Ohio academic libraries
WorldCat - Worldwide bibliographic utility.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (10 vols.) - Ref. B51.R68 1998
Dictionary of the Middle Ages (13 vols.) - Ref. D114.D5 1989
Times Atlas of World History - Ref. G1030.T54 1993
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life (4 vols.) - Ref. GN333.W67 1998
Dictionary of Art (34 vols.) - Ref. N31.D5 1996
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (4 vols.) - Ref. P29.I58 1991
Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory - Ref. PN41.C83 1998
The basic index for literary research.
chapters of books, and dissertations. Each entry includes an abstract but no full text.
At Wittenberg: Search Journals the Library Has.
At other Ohio Academic Libraries, use the OhioLINK Central Catalog.
(Note: You usually cannot get periodicals via OhioLINK; use Interlibrary Loan instead.)
Locating journals can be tricky, difficult, and generally
you run into
trouble, a reference librarian will be glad to assist you.
Search Engines and Web Browsers
||EuroSeek.com - Web browser with options to search in all major European languages, plus Esperanto|
worldHot.com - This site provides links to "World Hottest 100 European Web Sites".
World News Connection - Provides English translations of stories covered in
mass media all over the world. All full text.
News and Newspapers Online - Maintained at the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro, this site lists online newspapers many of which
have full text articles.
United Nations Statistical Division - Access to statistics gathered by the UN.
Infonation - Maintained by the United Nations, this site gives statistical information on
the member states of the UN.
Country At a Glance - Also maintained by the UN, this site provides general almanac
data for each UN member state.
Encyclopedia of the Third Reich (2 vols.) - DD256.5 .G76313 1991
Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture - Ref. DS290.26 .E53 1999
Practical Dictionary of German Usage - Ref. PF3460.B35 1996
Der Duden in 10 Bänden: Das Standardwerk zur deutschen Sprache -
Oxford Companion to German Literature - Ref. PT41.G3 1997
Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature - Ref. PT41.F46 1997
Encyclopedia of German Literature (2 vols.) - Ref. PT91.E53 2000
Sites: A Sampler
Abacho: die starke Suchmachine!! - search engine
WEB.DE - German-language Web browser
World Wide Web Sites for German - Composed by Donna C. Van Handle at Mount
Holyoke, this site is a great starting place. Has sections--with lots of links--on Kunst,
Einkaufen, Sport, Musik, Feste & Feiertage, Politik, Verbände & Organisationen,
Yabba! - Their motto is, "Finden! nicht Suchen! Includes sections such as: Jura,
Personen, Web-Verzeichnisse, Job-Suche, Geographische Regionen / Reise.
Yahoo! Deutschland -
German Embassy in Washington DC - helpful for travel information
German-English Dictionary -
Amazon.de - For finding books in German
BUBL LINK - A Web site devoted to German literature. Includes electronic texts, links
to databases, libraries, and German departments around the world, cultural studies
links, and more.
German Literature - Provides many links, including to German author pages, e-texts,
Deutscher Chat, music, news, jobs, etc.
Projekt Gutenberg - e-texts
Die Zeit (newspaper), abridged
Der Spiegel (magazine), very abridged
Wortschatz-Lexikon - from the Universität Leipzig, a "superb word usage resource"
Fachinformationen Germanistik - From the Universitätsbibliothek der Freien
Universität Berlin, this site is rich in links, with especailly good ones for biography.
deutsche Welle - German radio and TV online
tagesschau.de - TV online
Die Deutsche Bibliothek -
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Russia - REF. DK14 .C35 1994
Encyclopedia of Russian History - Ref. DK36 .P39 1993
Soviet Studies Guide - Ref. DK226.S68 1992
Russian-English Dictionary of Idioms - Ref. PG2460.L83 1995
Reference Guide to Russian Literature - Ref. PG2940.R43 1998
Enciclopedia Espasa Óptima (11 vols.) - Ref. AE61.E49 1996
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture - Ref. DP233.5 .E63 1999
Chronology of Hispanic-American History - Ref. E184.S75 C49 1995
Latino Encyclopedia (6 vols.) - Ref. E184.S75 L357 1996
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture (5 vols.) - Ref. F1406.E53 1996
Diccionario General Ilustrado Lengua Espanola - Ref. PC4625.V6 1994
Oxford Companion to Spanish Literature - Ref. PQ6006 .05
Oxford-Duden Pictorial Spanish & English Dictionary - Ref. PC4629 .O94 1985
Encyclopedia of Latin-American Literature - Ref. PQ7081.A1 E53 1997
Hispanic Writers - Ref. PQ7081.3 .H58 1991
Web Sites: A
Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol - Encyclopedia in Spanish,
including over 47,000 articles and 8,300 images.
Wikipedia in Spanish -
Yahoo Espana - Spanish-language Web browser
El Pais - Online version of the Madrid newspaper
Spanish Literature - General - Includes links to literature sites, a magazine,
proverbs, job leads, etc.
nacion.com - News site from Costa Rica
ARTFL - (French Literature) Full text of 2000 works in French, from the Rennaissance
through the 20th century. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays,
correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history,
economics, and philosophy.
Grand Larousse Universel (Encyclopedia) - Ref. AE25.G631 1992
European Union Handbook - Ref. D1060.E47 1996
Historical Dictionary of France - Ref. DC35.R39 1998
Oxford Hachette French Dictionary (French-English / English-French) -
Ref. PC2640 .O83 1994
New Oxford Companion to Literature in French - Ref. PQ41.N49 1995
Wikipedia in French -
Yahoo! France - Web browser in French
Le Monde - Online version of this
French Online Resources - from the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia
WESS French Studies Web - Provides "annotated links to scholarly web resources".
Includes links to universities, newspapers, gay & lesbian studies sites, and has
sections on history, politics & government, and literature, linguistics & culture--
among many others.
Les Pages de Paris -