German Subject Guide - University Libraries, University of Hartford
Skip to Top Navigation Skip to Utility Navigation Skip to Search Skip to Left Navigation Skip to Content
  • Services
  • User Information
  • Get Help

    German - Subject Guide

    Return to Subject Guide list
    Return to Modern Languages and Culture category
    Printer-friendly version
    Sections in this category: General Resources | Dictionaries

    General Resources

    German Poetry in Song: an Index of Lieder
    By Lawrence D. Snyder. Allen Library Reference [REF ML128 S6 S57 & Suppl] Check Status

    Opportunities in Overseas Careers
    Mortensen Library Shelves HF5549.5.E45 C32 2005 Check Status

    Pop Culture Germany! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle
    Offers a concise, in-depth overview of the evolution and impact of German media, arts, lifestyles, and recreation, written with a historical perspective.


    Business German Dictionary, Peter Collin Publishing
    Essential business vocabulary of German and English, with translations into the other language.

    Collins German Dictionary
    Complete and up-to-date coverage of all the words and phrases you need in German. Also have print edition in Mortensen Library Shelves [PF3640 .C68 2007].

    Google Scholar
    Search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources. Includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, etc. Particularly strong in sciences and social sciences. Selected full text. Many links are to publisher's sites which sell access. ON Campus - links to U of H holdings are available. OFF Campus - U of H users should check our holdings and use Interlibrary Services as needed.

    MLA Bibliography
    International index of books and journals. Covers modern languages, literature, linguistics, and folklore. For information about the periodicals included, consult the MLA Directory of Periodicals. (Multi-Language Dictionary)
    Free online platform for language lovers with 40 dictionaries for 28 languages, a language forum, vocabulary lessons, language games, quizzes, verb conjugation for 12 languages, phrase books for university, business or travel, an internship platform and many other language-related products.

    Sections in this category: General Resources | Dictionaries

    General Resources

    19th Century German Stories (Virginia Commonwealth University)
    Texts in English and German, with famous illustrations, commentary; audio and visual selections.

    Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
    Hundreds of fairy tales and legends are presented in this site. It is arranged alphabetically by title o r topic. The country of origin is listed, as well, for easy reference.

    German Electronic Texts Resources (University of Virginia and University of Trier)
    Electronic versions of texts in German.

    German Language News and Magazines (MIT Libraries)
    Links to a wide variety of German, Austrian, and Swiss magazines and newspapers.

    German Studies Trails on the Internet (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
    Very well organized and maintained Web site covering many facets of German language, literature, art and culture. Fine additional supporting links.

    German Studies Web (WESSWEB)
    Maintained by the Western European Specialists Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries, this site "is designed to provide access to scholarly resources in German studies, including German-speaking countries."

    Goethe Institut
    Promotes the study of the German language abroad, including initiatives aimed at international cultural cooperation.

    Grimms' Fairy Tales
    Collections of the Brothers Grimm tales as published in various English language editions, presented by the World of Tales.

    Internet Resources for German (University of Sussex, UK)
    Links include newspapers and journals on-line, teaching resources, and sources for research.

    Projekt Gutenberg-De: Die digitale Bibliothek
    Electronic full texts of over two hundred works of classical German literature: poetry, novellae, plays, and criticism. Short biographies of the authors included.

    Voice of the Shuttle: German Literature (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    Extensive collection of German literature links with emphasis on 19th and 20th century writers.

    Collins Dictionaries from HarperCollins, including English and bilingual.