Germanic Studies

University Libraries Participate in New Onsite Borrowing Pilot Program

By Clara Fehrenbach on August 29, 2018

Washington University participates in the Online Computer Library Center’s (OCLC) SHARES program, which allows the University Libraries to borrow and lend items via interlibrary loan at a reduced cost and provides access to a wide variety of collections that might not be eligible for interlibrary...

Register Now for Fall 2018 Workshops at the Library

By Julie Hale on August 27, 2018

Please join us this semester for Workshops at the Library, an exciting series of one-hour, research-oriented sessions offered in Olin Library. The workshops are taught by library staff members across units and cover topics such as  data management, video editing, citation management with Zotero, ...

Der Struwwelpeter: A Famous Children’s Book

By Rose Miyatsu on August 21, 2018

The Julian Edison Department of Special Collections has an extensive collection of children’s books, some of which are over a century old. Children’s books, and the morals they teach, can provide us with an interesting look at the fundamental values of a period and a culture. One of t...

Bernhard-Handbuch–NEW eBOOK

By Matthew on August 2, 2018

The Bernhard-Handbuch : Leben – Werk – Wirkung / Martin Huber, Manfred Mittermayer (Hg.). Struttgart : J.B. Metzler Verlag, [2018]  is an online handbook offering a comprehensive overview of Thomas Bernhard’s life and work. It provides commentary from scholars on Bernhard’...

Germania Litteraria Mediaevalis Francigena — NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Germania Litteraria Mediaevalis Francigena is a seven-volume reference work providing a comprehensive overview of language elements, poetic forms and genres, motifs, themes and works of German and Dutch medieval literature that were derived from French influences and models. An international ...

American Foreign Language Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection includes periodicals published in foreign languages primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. These publications cut across subjects such as religion, literature, and politics, and both speak to and reflect the interests and concerns of the immigrant and ethnic communities of th...