Friday, November 04, 2011

TRIAL: German Literature databases - BDSL Online and KLG Online

The Library announces one month trial access to the following two databases, of interest to those studying German Literature:

BDSL Online (

BDSL (Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft) is a bibliographic database for German studies, covering sources from 1985 to the present. Commonly known as Eppelsheimer-Köttelwesch, it indexes content from both journals articles and monographs. Its advanced search options allow the user to filter their results for more specific searching.

KLG Online (

KLG (Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur) offers detailed information on around 700 writers of German-language literature. It includes essays about writers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, along with bibliographies of primary and secondary literature.

Both resources are available until the end of November. Access is automatic if you are on-campus; for off-campus access, you would need to log into either Internet Explorer or Firefox via Apps Anywhere ( and then follow the links above.

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