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A research guide for German Studies

Databases - General and Disciplinary

For research in German Studies, you will benefit from searching in a general database (JSTOR, Academic Search Premier, etc.) and discipline-specific databases, such as those for literature, film studies, gender and sexuality studies, etc. that may be relevant to your research question or topic.

General Databases

Disciplinary Databases

Films and Documentaries

Metropolis DVD cover with robot on cover

Musselman Library's holdings for German film in DVD, VHS, and streaming video formats are included in MUSCAT Plus. Online streaming films can also be searched in the databases listed on the Films Online guide.

You can also search and browse the collection, both for print and streaming, by:

Search by title, director, or film and limit results on left side in Muscat Plus to source type "videos."

Use subjects on individual titles in the catalog, such as: Motion pictures, German

German Language Magazines in the Browsing Collection (Main Floor)

Example cover of Stern magazine

The current issues of these German language magazines are available in the Browsing Collection on the main floor.

Early issues may be online only or in off-site storage.

Edit (published 3 times a year)

Der Spiegel (published weekly)

Stern (published weekly)

Current News (Newspapers and Newswires)

To limit to Gerrman-language news from the search box, click "Search by Content Type" to limit to "Foreign Language News."

screenshot of foreign language news search link in Nexis Uni

Next, click "Advanced Options" to limit to the German language.

image of foreign language news search box in Nexis Uni

German news content may also be found in these databases:

Other German Reference Sources