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German Courses & Research: Books
 & Media

What can Book Sources do for you?

What can book sources do for you?

  • Deep-dive into a topic for a length of time
  • Gather lots of studies together for you
  • Have a chapter or two that's very useful
  • Have an introduction that gives you background

Use OneSearch to find books and other physical items in the library

One Search logo

Search for ebooks, books, DVDs, CDs, print journals, scores, and other physical items in the library.

Searching Tips for German topics

Notice the hyperlinked subject terms on a record page. These are, essentially, official "tags" from the Library of Congress. Clicking on the subject term will take you to more books on that topic.

Or you can add Subject Terms to your search in  Advanced Search.

Borrowing from Other Libraries (free!)

Option 1: WorldCat (libraries around the world--more options)

  1. Get to WorldCat on the Databases A-Z page.
  2. Search.
  3. Select format if necessary.
  4. Choose the item.
  5. Click the ILL link. Login if necessary.
  6. Fill in any additional information.
  7. Submit.

Option 2: OneSearch searching FastTrac (regional libraries)

  1. Search OneSearch as usual.
  2. Choose FastTRAC libraries from the drop-down.
  3. Choose the item (does not have to be a book).
  4. Login to see the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) link.
  5. Click the ILL link to login.
  6. -7. As above.

Login to the Interlibrary Loan link on the homepage to see your list of requests to check status, cancel, copy, and more.

Streaming Video

Streaming video database with documentaries on almost any topic.

German Books in our library

Fiction in German = 830 section downstairs -- we have old and new books, classics and pop fiction.

A few examples of German culture analysis below

Now search for yourself!