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Germanic Studies: Books


Library catalogues

Book reviews

  • BDSL Online
    • Journal database that includes book reviews.
  • Factiva
    • Worldwide digital archive of newspapers as well as magazines. Both current and retrospective. Includes book reviews.
  • Germanistik Online Datenbank
    • Journal database that includes book reviews. Library has: 1960 to present.
  • H-Net Reviews
    • A database of scholarly reviews for works in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Innsbrucker Zeitungsarchiv
    • Articles and reviews in the fields of literature, language, theatre, and film.
  • Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen wissenschaftlicher Literatur (IBR)
    • Library has: 1971-1987.
  • NexisUni
    • Worldwide digital archive of newspapers, magazines, wire services, blogs and more. Both current and retrospective. Includes book reviews. Library has: Varies by database. In Library login with your WatIAM (Quest) User ID and Password.
    • Provides overview of book reviews that have been published in a range of main German newspapers.

Faculty monographs

Waterloo faculty monographs


Betz, Emma
Boehringer, Michael
Kuzniar, Alice
Liebscher, Grit
Malone, Paul
Rasmussen, Ann Marie
Schmenk, Barbara
Skidmore, James


Brude-Firnau, Gisela
Dyck, J. William (1918-1998)
Hoefert, Sigfrid
John, David

Kuxdorf, Manfred

Richter, Manfred

Call number ranges

Germanic call number ranges

  • D – History of Europe

    • DB1-879 – history of Austria
    • DD – history of Germany
    • DJ – history of the Netherlands
    • DL – history of Northern Europe and Scandinavia
  • P - Language and literature

    • P – philology and linguistics
    • PD – Germanic languages
    • PF – West Germanic languages
      • PF1-979 – Dutch
      • PF1001-1184 – Flemish
      • PF1401-1541 – Frisian
      • PF3001-5999 – German
    • PT – Germanic literature
      • PT1-4897 – German literature
      • PT5001-5980 – Dutch literature