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NEW! Xipolis German Reference Database

The Libraries newest resource will be a super tool for students, scholars, and researchers in German studies.

The Xipolis German Reference Database provides searchable full text of 17 German-language reference works, including a 26-volume encyclopedia, a literary encyclopedia, dictionaries of music, theater, and film, a 10-volume dictionary of the German language, Fischer´s world almanac, and nine science dictionaries. Users can search for selected German keywords in the headings or text of all or selected reference works.

The database includes materials from the following sources:

  • Brockhaus Enzyklopädie
  • Duden in zehn Bänden
  • Film-Dienst-Lexikon
  • Fischer Weltalmanach
  • Großes Fremdwörterbuch
  • Kindlers Neues Literaturlexikon
  • Lexikon der Arneipflanzen und Drogen
  • Lexikon der Biochemie
  • Lexikon der Biologie
  • Lexikon der Chemie
  • Lexikon der Musik
  • Lexikon der Neurowissenschaft
  • Lexikon der Optik
  • Lexikon der Physik
  • Lexikon der Psychologie
  • Spektrum der Wissenschaft - Archiv
  • Theaterlexikon

Users may access the Xipolis German Reference Database from the frontpage of the Libraries webpage, by following any one of the following paths:

Posted May 14, 2003