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Open Access Resources in German Studies (OARGS): Reference

A partial and selective inventory of open access materials for German Studies. A resource may appear in more than one category.

Here you will find German-language dictionaries, encyclopedias, finding aids, maps, biographies and other reference works.
Pausing your cursor over the information logo  gives you a resource description.
Please send your suggestions for additional open access resources for German Studies to Richard Hacken (

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Literary Finding Aids

Maps and Atlases

Other Reference Works