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This guide covers a set of high-quality sources of information for German language & literature that can be a good starting point for your research.

Welcome

This guide covers a set of high-quality sources of information for German language & literature that can be a good starting point for your research.

Dictionaries

Encyclopedia of language & linguistics

First Choice: Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft

BdSL

Language & Literature Databases

General databases with a.o. literature on German language & literature

History Databases

Books

E-books

The University offers around 500.000 e-books. You can find them via SmartCat.
More information on e-books.

 

Selection of freely available e-books:

Google Scholar

Google's search engine for scholarly and scientific literature.

 
For direct access to full text documents: 
Click on Settings - Library links : choose University of Groningen options + Open Worldcat (if not shown, type 'Groningen'). Links to full text (if available) will be shown in your search results.
 
Citing a publication found in Google Scholar?
Click on Settings - Search result - Bibliography manager, choose e.g. RefWorks