Electronic Resources

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Journal/Secondary Literature Databases

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)  One of the most extensive search engines for academic open access web resources
DigiZeitschriften Access to over 200 German academic journals from 19 subject areas.
Regesta Imperii Online One of the largest interdisciplinary databases for European History from Antiquity through the 16th century that indexes over 1,300 periodicals and articles contained in 20,000 journals. Disciplines covered include archaeology, art, history, literature, music, philosophy, theology among others.


Ancient World Mapping Center
Digital Historical Maps of Germany and Europe
Mapping History: European History
Periodical Atlas of Europe
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection


European History – General
Avalon Project – Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
European History Primary Sources
HathiTrust Digital Library
InteLex Past Masters (Full text for Philosophy, but includes History of Science)
InternetArchive (texts)
IntraText Digital Library
Online Archive of California

European History – Region/Period Specific
Das Dresdner Digitalisierungszentrum
Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland (1848-1961)
Gallica Digital Library
Munich Digitization Center
Regesta Imperii

European History – Early Modern
Acta Pacis Westphalicae
CAMENA Latin Texts of Early Modern Europe
Die Amtliche Sammlung der ältern eidgenössischen Abschiede -Digitale Sammlungen
Digital Witchcraft Collection
The Electronic Capito Project
Huldrych Zwingli – Digital Texts and Editions
Nuremberg Chronicle


Digital Scriptorium
Gallica Manuscripts
Die Handschriftensammlung
Manuscripta Mediaevalia

Image Databases

Bilddatenbank der Deutschen Fotothek
Digital Pictures Archives of the Federal Archives (for modern German history)
Gallica Images

Audio and Film Databases

Digitale Mediathek
European Film Gateway
FilmArchives Online
Moving Image Archive