4. Virtual resources
4.3 Humanities portals and sites
Intute Arts and Humanities Hub
This site is one of the most useful for all areas of research in the Humanities. It contains links to sites within all subject areas of the Humanities and you will be offered routes to projects/organizations, primary sources, research-related sites, secondary sources, teaching and learning related sites and also bibliographical sources. It is regularly updated and continuously maintained.
The British Academy Portal
This is the British Academy's directory of online resources in the humanities and social sciences. It is designed as an entry point to resources available for those working in higher education and research, including the domain of modern languages amongst many other subjects.
Research in Modern Languages in the UK
This portal provides an online single point of reference for research interests in modern language studies across the UK. The website provides a searchable online database of research conducted by UK-based researchers to which researchers may submit their details online; searchable databases of modern languages research events and resources to which users may submit new resources and events; archives and joining instructions for an email discussion list dedicated to research in modern languages.
H-German is part of H-Net, an international consortium of scholars and teachers that coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Among H-Net's most important activities is its sponsorship of over 100 free electronic, interactive newsletters ('lists') edited by scholars in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and the Pacific. The goals of H-Net lists are to enable scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to share information on electronic databases; and to test new ideas and share comments on the literature in their fields.
JISCmail German studies List
This brilliant monthly web-based list will inform you about everything relevant for German studies and scholarship: conferences, jobs, fellowships, events, and various other useful things to know. If you are specializing in German History, then go to JISCmail German History.
Gabriel - Gateway to Europe's National Libraries
This is the www service of Europe's National Libraries represented in the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL). It offers information about all the National Libraries of Europe, their services and online exhibitions.
A useful portal set up by the Universities of Nordrhein-Westfalen with information and links to search engines, address books, essay databanks, second-hand bookshops, abstract databanks, auction houses, bibliographies, libraries and the www, library-OPACs, book sales, cataloguing, biographical databanks, exhibitions, congresses, trade fairs, organizations, publishers, journal databanks, and, and, and.
Vascoda is a German portal, which makes accessible scientific information. Currently, 23 specialized virtual libraries and 4 major information networks (EconDoc, GetInfo, infoconnex, and EZB) are enveloped in this project.
Paperball - Zeitungsartikel Suchmaschine
Here you can find current articles on the net covering 120 German language newspapers.
germanisitik.net - internet resources for Germanists
Information on conferences, job openings, authors and German studies topics, scholarly journals, organizations and institutes, German departments around the world, research tools, German language instruction.
This is the home page of the 'Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung', or, 'German Academy for language and poetry', founded in 1949 in Frankfurt/Main to mark Goethe's 200th birthday. The academy unites German writers and scholars from all over the world and is solely devoted to German literature and language.
German History - Primary Sources
This well-structured portal will guide you to primary digitized sources of historical documents.
historicum.net - Geschichts- und Kunstwissenschaften im internet
This site provides internet resources and information on events, current debates and research relating to the study of history and art-history.
Dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust, this site features sections on the Third Reich, the Holocaust and postwar Germany. It also offers links to articles on related issues, films, books, etc.
Eighteenth-Century Resources - Literature
A great online resource for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
This is a databank in which you can search for information on artists, architects and their work.
Erlangener Liste - Malerei und Graphik
This list of links is a treasure box of information about artists, museums, related resources, art history, journals and literature in general, institutions, portals, etc.
This portal informs you about everything connected with art history: books, media, the job market, research and events.
Set up by the University of Düsseldorf, this prolific portal will give you millions of avenues to links on art, photography, multimedia, exhibitions, art on the net, art history, research, studies, work, women's art, etc.
Also available in English, this portal will tell you everything about German films, filmmakers, events, festivals, news, etc. The portal also features an interesting section on Film im Nationalsozialismus.
This list put together by the Bibliotheksservice-Zentrum Baden-Württemberg will provide you with many links to all kinds of film and film-studies related sites.
This site is dedicated to music and culture.
German Culture International
This site provides information on German language and literature at home and abroad; exhibitions of German art worldwide and art from abroad in Germany; support of artists in the fields of fine arts, music, dance and theatre; projects which promote exchanges of students and scientists, stays abroad for educational or work purposes, youth exchange programmes, German schools worldwide, the relevant libraries, multimedia services and documentationcentres for German culture and international cultural relations.
This is a major portal for German culture inviting you to explore everything from cultural events, the arts, artists and artist's groups, to education, universities, and cultural news.
Harvard University German Studies Links
Check out this portal for many useful and inspiring sites, portals, and digital libraries concerned with German studies.
Berkeley University German Studies Links
Another rich resource for German studies.