Wolfenbüttel Digital Library

Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel  The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research institute specializing in the study of European cultural history in the medieval and early modern period. The library’s holdings from these periods form an archive of Western culture that is nearly unique in its scope. Manuscripts, incunabula, early imprints and special collections such […]

Charlemagne Blog

This blog accompanies the international Symposium “Charlemagne: les temps, les espaces, les hommes. Construction et déconstruction d’un règne”. This Symposium will take place in Paris on March 26-28, 2014 to commemorate the 1200th anniversary of Charlemagne’s death on January 28, 814. It has been organized by the German Historical Institute, Paris, and the following universities: […]

Server for digital historical maps

Leibniz Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz Maps on German history cover a period from the 14th century to the 2000s, including economic topics, streets or the German regional / federal territories. Animated maps show the development of railroads and shipping or the shifting borders of Prussia in the 19th and 20th century. Server for digital […]

German History Intersections (launch Fall 2020)

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History Intersections is a new source-based digital project that examines three broad themes – migration, knowledge and education, and “Germanness” – from 1500 to the present. The project aims to move beyond traditional period-driven history, situate Germans and Germany within larger transnational contexts, and use digital media to bring […]

The Union Catalogue of Books Printed in German Speaking Countries in the 17th Century (VD 17)

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, and Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel The Union Catalogue of Books Printed in German Speaking Countries in the 17th Century is a retrospective national bibliography for the period 1601 to 1700. Included are all German-language items as well as any work printed and published in the German […]

Register of printed works of the 16th century published in German-speaking countries (VD 16)

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München The register of printed works of the 16th century published in German-speaking countries is a retrospective national bibliography for printed works from the publication period 1501-1600. The VD 16 comprises approx. 106,000 titles with proof of ownership from currently 333 libraries. Register of printed works of the 16th century published in German-speaking […]

Compact Memory

Library of the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main The portal “Compact Memory” comprises 335 Jewish newspapers and journals of the German speaking area of the years 1768–1938 and beyond. These periodicals represent the complete religious, political, social, literary and academic spectrum of the Jewish community and the “Science of Judaism”, thus constituting a major source for the […]

DIGIBAECK: Digital Collections at Leo Baeck Institute

Leo Baeck Institute New York / Berlin The digitized collection of the Leo Baeck Institute ranges from 16th-century Renaissance books to memoirs that document the experience of German-Jewish émigrés across the world in the 20th century. The website provides archival material, memoirs and manuscripts, arts and objects, books and periodicals as well as photographs and […]

ANNO – AustriaN Newspapers Online

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Wien The Austrian National Libraries digital newspaper and periodical portal covers early modern and modern periods from 1568 to 1949 with a focus on the 19th and 20th centuries – browse by newspaper, key word, or date. ANNO – AustriaN Newspapers Online website

Virtuelles Kupferstichkabinett

Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig, and Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel Virtuelles Kupferstichkabinett (virtual gallery of prints) provides access to more than 108,000 digitized works on paper, the collection ranges from 15th century woodcuts to German graphic arts up to 1800 and covers a huge variety of early modern topics – from religion, mythology and magic to […]