German Language and Literature

Resources, both online and elsewhere, for the German language and literature.

Find All the Books on a Subject

     Go beyond Hopkins

     Use the databases below to find books and other materials not found at Hopkins. Request directly online.

The "BDSL"

Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach-und-Literaturwissenschaft. (the "BDSL" or "the Köttelwesch").

  • Absolutely essential resource for German-language scholarship. Many resources not in any database.
    • Print: Z 2171.B56 (1945-1984) for print volumes (good for browsing).
    • The BDSL online covers 1985 to present.

Tools for Grad Students and Faculty

These documents are absolutely essential for grad students; faculty too.

Nearly complete lists of the most importand and valuable resources for scholarly research in literature.

Databases and Online Resources

Journal Articles and Web Resources

While the MLA International Bibliography is an essential resource to use, there are many other databases that index articles, book chapters, and other scholarship on German literature and other humanities disciplines.