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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