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Subject information: History

Books and journals in the Main Library

Books can be found in the reading room on the 2nd floor under the shelf marks 20/NB … to 20/NY ...

Journals can be found under the shelf marks 21/NA ...

You will find study-relevant literature under the shelf marks 24/Gesch ...

General plan: 2. Obergeschoss (PDF, 307 KB)

Books and journals in the Departmental Library for Cultural, Historical and Earth Sciences (TB KGG)

General books on the subject and books on medieval to recent history can be found under the shelf marks 480/…, books on ancient history can be found under the shelf marks 485/ ...

Journals are arranged alphabetically on designated shelves. New issues can be found in the current periodicals display.

General plans: Departmental Library for Cultural, Historical and Earth Sciences (TB KGG) (PDF, 318 KB) | Chair of Ancient History

Electronic journals

Databases

New acquisitions

Main library

Departmental library
 

Acquisition suggestions

General

Literature search tips are summarised on a separate page.

Subject-specific

Literature on individual historical subdisciplines can be found within the relevant subject areas: history of science, university history and history of education (10/AK …, 10/AL … and 10/D … respectively), church history (10/B …), ancient authors (10/F …) and legal history (20/P …).

There are also two special collections containing literature relevant for historians: Manuscripts and Old Prints, and Franconian regional studies (Special Collections Reading Room, 3rd floor).

Examples of historical bibliographic databases include Historische Bibliographie online, Jahresberichte für Deutsche Geschichte, International Medieval BibliographyOnline Contents History and Online Contents Contemporary History or Bibliographie zum Nationalsozialismus.

Full-text and fact databases are collections of statistical data, images and text corpora in electronic form. Examples of historical full-text and fact databases include Brill's New Pauly, the Online Medieval Lexicon (Lexikon des Mittelalters Online (LexMA)) and the digital Monumenta Germaniae Historica (dMGH).

Specialist portals combining a range of services include Clio online and historicum.net.