Online Resources

Links to online books and resources relevant to both the Humanities in general and both Eighteenth-Century Studies and German Studies in particular. Websites marked with an asterisk require an institutional/individual subscription.

Humanities

E-Books: 

  • Cambridge Companions Online: PDFs of all Cambridge companion books Link*
  • Online Library of Liberty: Natural Law classics Link
  • Intelex Past Masters: Searchable versions of work by numerous philosophers Link*
  • Perseus Digital Library: Greek and Latin texts Link

Digitized Books:

  • ACLS Humanities E-books: Books relevant to scholars in the humanities Link*
  • ANNO: Austrian Newspapers Link
  • Archive.org: Media archive featuring digitized books Link
  • ARTFL: French literary and cultural texts Link
  • Digitale Sammlungen: Links to digital collections worldwide Link
  • DPLA: Digital Public Library of America Link
  • E-Rara: Digitized Books in Swiss Libraries Link
  • Europeana: European cultural collections Link
  • Gallica: French national library’s digital collections Link
  • Literature Online: English/American Literature with criticism and references Link*
  • Loeb Classical Library: Greek and Roman classics Link*

Eighteenth-Century Studies

E-Books

  • Lessing: The first full English translation of the Hamburgische Dramaturgie Link

Digitized Books

  • Clandestina: Clandestine Literature Link
  • Dictionnaire: Pierre Bayle’s Dictionnaire historique et critique Link*
  • Digital Haskalah: Jewish Enlightenment texts from Oxford University Link
  • Electronic Enlightenment: Edited Early Modern correspondence Link
  • Encyclopédie: A digitized version of Diderot and d’Alembert’s Encyclopédie Link*
  • Frankfurter Gelehrte Anzeigen Link
  • Gelehrte Journale und Zeitungen der Aufklärung Link
  • Hume: David Hume’s major works Link
  • IdRZ 18: Index of eighteenth-century German language journals Link
  • Journal des Luxus und der Moden Link
  • Reichspostreuter Link
  • Rousseau: Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Collection complète des œuvres Link
  • Zeitschriften der AufklärungEighteenth- and nineteenth-century journals digitized by the UB Bielefeld. Link
  • Zeitschriften des 18. Jahrhunderts: Eighteenth-century journals digitized by the ULB Halle Link

German Studies

E-Books

  • Deutsche Lyrik: 600 years of German poetry Link*
  • Digitale Bibliothek deutscher Klassiker: Searchable versions of books published by Deutscher Klassiker Verlag Link*
  • Projekt Gutenberg-DEGerman Project Gutenberg E-books Link
  • Sophie: Digital library of works by German-speaking women Link

Digitized Books

  • Bibliotheca Palatina Digital: Digitized collection of the Universität Heidelberg’s medieval manuscripts Link
  • Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek: Culture and knowledge online Link
  • Deutsches Textarchiv: Digitized books from the seventeenth to the twentieth century Link
  • Digi20: Selected monographs from the publishers Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Fink, Schöningh, and Sagner Link
  • DigiZeitschriften: Archive of digitized German journals Link
  • DLO: De Gruyter’s collection of eighteenth century literature online Link*
  • VD16: Sixteenth-century Texts Link
  • VD17: Seventeenth-century Texts Link
  • VD18: Eighteenth-century Texts Link
  • ZVDD: Central listing of digitized texts Link

Online Resources

  • DigiBaeck: German-Jewish History Online Link
  • Kalliope Verbund: Catalog of Manuscripts Link

Dictionaries and Lexica

  • DWB (Das deutsche Wörterbuch): The dictionary produced by the Grimm brothers Link
  • Mittelhochdeutsche Wörterbücher: The four main dictionaries of Middle High German Link
  • Wörterbuchnetz: Links to numerous dictionaries Link
  • Z (Zedler): Grosses vollständiges Universal-Lexikon aller Wissenschafften und Künste. 64 vols. and 4 supplemental vols. Ed. Johann Heinrich Zedler. (Leipzig/Halle: Zedler, 1732-54). Link
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