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A research guide for German Studies

Books and Journal Articles

Disciplinary Databases

General Databases

Given the interdisciplinary nature of research in German Studies, you may need to search in general, interdisciplinary databases and discipline-specific options, such as those for literature, film studies, gender and sexuality studies, etc.

Films and Documentaries

Library Catalog

cover of Metropolis DVD with title

Muscat Plus includes DVD and online streaming films.

Online films can also be searched in the databases listed on the Films Online guide.

You can search and browse the collection in several ways:

1. Search by title, director, or film

2. Limit results to Source Type: Videos (left side menu) when viewing results in Muscat Plus

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

Streaming Film Collections

German Magazines in the Browsing Collection

Example cover of Stern magazine


Online access (1998-present)

Example magazine cover for Der Spiegel

Der Spiegel

Online (1998-present) and print access (1976-present)

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."

foreign language news under content type menu

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

screenshot of foreign language news search link in

German-language News in Other Library Databases

Other German Reference Sources