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GRMN 33333 Reading German for Research Purposes

A guide to library resources for students in GRMN 3333: Reading German for Research Purposes, Dr. Colin Benert, instructor (Winter 2021)

Getting Books in German

- To find books and other materials, search the Library Catalog. Use the pull down to specify specific fields.

- To limit to items in German, select "German" in the Language Limit in Advanced Search.

- Use Paging and Pickup, to get print items. Use the links in the Catalog to access items available via HathiTrust Emergency Access.

- Utilize Scan & Deliver to get parts of books (e.g. books chapters).

- For items not available, make an interlibrary loan requestThe easiest way to request books is to search WorldCat,  click on   and select interlibrary loan. You can also make a manual interlibrary loan request too.

Getting Journals in German

You can search for print journals and e-journals using the Catalog. Use the pull down to select journal title.

To find all the journals on a particular subject in German, it's best to go to Advanced Search. Input your subject/discipline as a "subject". For language, select German. And for format, select "journal." See below:

Bibliographer for Germanic Literature and Scandinavian Studies

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Brian Vetruba
Contact:
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Bibliographer for Germanic Literature and Scandinavian Studies
612-625-8161