Digital Texts and Images GSW
German Studies Web: Major and Minor Digital Projects
This page provides an overview of major digitization projects of interest to scholars and students in German Studies. It focuses on retrospective digitization of older materials. For digital versions of modern reference books etc. consult, for example, the Reference Shelf.
For more comprehensive listings and additional projects consult the following sites:
- A superb compilation of digital projects in German Studies or from German-speaking countries.
- Portal zu Bibliotheken, Archiven, Museen.
- A subset of the DFG projects in GEPRIS (below.)
- Convenient access to a number of major digitization projects conducted by the BSB.
- Includes incunabula , dictionaries, and various historical sources.
- Very large, international list of digital collections containing German books.
- A useful list of links compiled for German public libraries.
- Literally hundreds of millions of digitized photos from German cultural institutions.
- Collection of links to historical source documents of the early modern period.
- A database of digitization projects conducted under the auspices of the DFG.
- A guide to hundreds of German digital projects and the sponsoring institutions.
- A guide to digital collections from European museums, archives and libraries.
- Vascoda (2003-2011)
- Interdisciplinary internet portal sponsored by the DFG, now defunct.
- In progress. Another portal attempt, compiled at the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Periodicals & Newspapers
Historical Source Materials and Images
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Digitized Books & Manuscripts
Web Editions of Individual Authors
(Only freely accessible scholarly projects are listed)
The German Studies Web is designed to provide access to scholarly resources in German Studies, including all German-speaking countries. The resources organized here have undergone a selection and evaluation process. If needed, annotations have been provided augmenting the research value of these resources to scholars.
The editor for the German Studies Web is Joleen Westerdale. We welcome contributors.
Comments and further suggestions may be sent to: jwesterd[at]odu.edu.
The German Studies Web is part of the Western European Studies Section Web of resources for Western European studies.
These web pages do not necessarily represent the views of the participatinglibraries nor of their sponsoring institutions.