Language and Literature - Scandinavia
- Danish Grammar (by John Madsen) - an excellent online guide ranging from pronunciation to idioms, with links to further Danish grammars and dictionaries.
- Rettskrivningsordbogen på nettet - Spell-checking service from the Institute for the Danish language.
- Arkiv for dansk litteratur - a digital collection of Danish authors from the Middle Ages to the 1930s. Done by Det Kongelige Bibliotek and Det Danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab. A few additional titles are available from the Dansk Nationallitterært Arkiv.
- E-manuskripter - From Det Kongelige Bibliotek manuscript facsimiles from all ages of Denmark's history and literature.
- Danske Kulturtidsskrifter 1917-45 - Selected 20th century literary journals from Det Kongelige Bibliotek.
- Literature in Denmark - promoting Danish literature (among other Danish art forms), including works in translation.
- Overview of Danish Literature (at Wikipedia) - crowd-sourced reference work with references and added links.
- Finnish Grammar (by Kimberli Mäkäräinen) - a barebones online guide for novice Finnish speakers, including a basic vocabulary section.
- Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura Finnish Literature Society
- Overview of Finnish Literature (at Wikipedia) - crowd-sourced reference work with references and added links.
- Mimír: Icelandic Grammar Notebook (by John Tebbutt) - a hypertext-based tool which allows the user to search and reference Icelandic grammar, including hyperlink examples between sections.
- Icelandic Online Dictionary and Readings - both a reference tool and practice reader for Icelandic, compiled by the University of Wisconsin for its Digital Collections.
- SagaNet (The National and University Library of Iceland and Cornell University, with the Árni Magnússon Institute) - a cooperative project of large scale digitalization of 380.000 manuscript pages and 145.000 printed pages.
- Netútgáfan - Large collection of sagas and other texts.
- Jörmungrund - Eddic and Skaldic poetry, some (e.g., Völuspá) with annotations and variant readings.
- Medieval Nordic Text Archive (Menota) - Manuscript transcriptions.
- Translations of Icelandic Fiction - lists of translations into numerous languages from the Icelandic Literature Center.
- Overview of Icelandic Literature (at Wikipedia) - crowd-sourced reference work with references and added links.
- Norwegian Grammar (Norwegian Teachers Association of North America) - a short guide to Norwegian word forms and word order.
- Norwegian Language Resources Basic Norwegian tips and (at the bottom) a list of further resources and links.
- Boknett (Forlagsentralen) - a central site for books of Norwegian literature
- English Translations of Norwegian Children's Books (Scandinavian Studies Web/Capital Children's Museum) - a bibliography for "Trolls, Mrs. Pepperpot and Beyond: Celebrating Norwegian Children's Books," a traveling exhibit by Capital Children's Museum, Washington, D.C.
- Ibsen senteret (Universitetet i Oslo) - includes biographical and other information, as well as the international Ibsen bibliography (Den internasjonale Ibsen-bibliografien), with English pages.
- Norla - Norwegian Literature Abroad. NORLA is a government-funded, non-commercial foundation which provides information on Norwegian literature and Norwegian authors.
- Overview of Norwegian Literature (at Wikipedia) - crowd-sourced reference work with references and added links.
- Språkbankens konkordanser på Internet (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) - concordance database with string searching of many a literary, journalistic, and historical corpus of Swedish texts.
- Svenska Akademiens Ordbok - Dictionary of the Swedish Academy.
- Swedish Course (by Björn Engdahl) - a paced course for Swedish that includes audio files and (horrors!) a "final exam."
- Litteraturbanken - large collection of Swedish literature from various authors.
- Projekt Källtext - medieval Swedish literature and a dictionary of medieval Swedish.
- Svensk Bokhandel - serial publication with basic literary information, including book reviews, articles and prizes.
- Overview of Swedish Literature (at Wikipedia) - crowd-sourced reference work with references and added links.
See Scandinavian Reference Shelf for further dictionaries and encyclopedias.
- All Nobel literature prize winners A reverse chronological list.
- Contemporary Nordic Authors (from University of Minnesota)
- Database of Nordic Neo-Latin Literature (University of Bergen, Norway) - a database of Neo-Latin printed books from or about the Nordic countries.
- Project Runeberg - the largest Nordic literature site on the web. Numerous literary texts online, as well as a great deal of information about Nordic literature.
- Overview of Scandinavian Literature (at Wikipedia) - crowd-sourced reference work for Nordic literature with references and added links.
- Scandinavian Newspapers & Other News Sources (WESS) - many newspapers have culture pages with literature sections.
- Tijdschrift voor Skandinavistiek online - web-accessible version of this journal for Scandinavian language and literary studies.
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