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German Culture and Thought

A guide for researchers at all levels of German culture and thought.

Digital Collections (require OU login)

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Europeana. A portal to Europe's cultural collections. Contains images, streaming audio and video, and texts housed in museums, libraries, and universities across Europe.
German Studies Web. Huge collection of links assembled by academic librarians.
Goethe-Institut. Official page of Germany's worldwide cultural institution.

Mango is a language-learning software accessible for free through the Pioneer Library System. A PLS library card is required. Individuals residing, working, attending school, or owning property in communities in Pottawatomie, McClain, and Cleveland counties are eligible to apply for a PLS library card. OK County residents can access Mango through the Metropolitan Library System.

Index Translationum Contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States between 1979 and 2009 and totals more than 2.000.000 entries in all disciplines: literature, social and human sciences, natural and exact sciences, art, history and so forth.