Germanic Studies What’s New

2015 Bibliography for Contemporary German Literature Collection

By Brian Vetruba on April 10, 2017

The final version of the 2015 bibliography for our Contemporary German Literature Collection has been posted on the German Dept. website and can be downloaded from here. Please feel free to send the PDF on to colleagues at other institutions. Please let me know if you have questions. I hope you w...

Germanic Literatures Collections Moving in January

By Julie Hale on January 6, 2017

The Germanic Literatures collections (PTs) on Olin Library’s Level A will be relocated to Level B during the intersession period, January 10-12, 2017.  By moving the collection to Level B, the Libraries will alleviate overcrowding in the Olin stacks, and the Germanic Literatures collection ...

DVDs relocated to Level B

By Brian Vetruba on August 18, 2016

Most DVDs have been relocated from behind the Help Desk on Level 1 to Level B. So now you can browse the DVDs as you do books in the stacks! Yeah! Note: Expensive or hard-to-come by DVDs as well as those on reserve will still be behind the Help Desk on Level 1. Consult the WU […]

Relocation of the Surhkamp Insel Collection books

By Brian Vetruba on August 3, 2016

 Where are the books in the Suhrkamp Insel Collection? We are in the process of moving all Suhrkamp Insel Collection items into the general collections. This relocation should be completed by the first couple of weeks in August in plenty of time before the start of classes.  Consult the WU Classi...

Move of some print journals to West Campus

By Brian Vetruba on July 28, 2016

In order to accommodate new German literature acquisitions on level A, we are moving a few print journals to West Campus. Online access is available for most of these volumes. Please see the specifics and links below. Modern Austrian Literature (v. 1-44).   Online Access for Modern Austrian Liter...

BrowZine — more Germanic Lit journals and Syncing available

By Brian Vetruba on July 12, 2016

More Germanic Literature titles including German Studies Review, are now available with BrowZine. What is BrowZine?  It’s a free mobile app that allows you to save your favorite journals on personalized bookshelves, view the tables of contents, and read or save articles, as new issues are r...

New Overhead Scanner Available at Olin Library

By Deborah Ehrstein on May 26, 2016

Olin Library has a new KIC Bookeye 4 overhead scanner for use by faculty, students, staff, and visitors. The scanner is located adjacent to the Help Desk on Level 1. Pages can be scanned on a flat surface or using the V-cradle which puts less strain on the book spine. Documents can be saved to [&...