Finding Aids

IBR online. Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen geistes- und sozialwissenschftlicher Literatur, 2008-. International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Annual editions prior to 1983 in print; beware complex overall index system!

IBZ online. Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur, 2008-.

Periodicals Index Online : PIO, 2005-.

Basler Bibliographie, 1991-. Covers literature published from 1991 onwards. Older literature is listed in the earlier printed editions.

Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte, Berlin 1986-.

International African bibliography online (IABO), London 1971-.

African studies abstracts online (ASA online), Leiden 1968-. Published in print from 1968 to 2002, first as Documentatieblad (1968-1994), then as African Studies Abstracts (1994-2002).

APh - L’Année philologique, 1924-.

Historical Abstracts with full text. Bibliography of the World’s Historical Literature (with full texts).

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - A&I.

Bibliographie der Schweizergeschichte.

Biblioteca Nacional de España, 14.04.2009.

Swisscovery. Meta-catalogue for all Swiss university libraries and the Swiss National Library.

swisscovery Basel. Catalogue of the UB and other libraries in Basel.

Universitätsbibliothek Leiden.

Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog KVK. The Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue is a meta-catalogue which covers hundreds of millions of books and journals from library und book trade catalogues worldwide.

Library of Congress, Washington. The Library of Congress’ main focus is Anglo-American literature, but it contains publications in any language, across all subject areas (except: clinical medicine, technical agricultural economics) and from all parts of the world; it covers all document types from any time period: books, journals, official publications, old printed works and images; cartographic, (audio)visual, electronic, etc. materials; sheet and other printed music; a total of over 100 million items.

Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen. Recommended for older printed works.

WorldCat. WorldCat gathers diverse bibliographic data from all over the world, covering everything from books and journals to audio and film collections via a host of other online and/or full-text material. WorldCat also incorporates OAIster, one of the largest meta-databases for open-access material (articles, journals, collections from various digitisation projects, etc.).

The British Library.

Biblioteka Narodowa (Polnische Nationalbibliothek, Warschau).

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze.

Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Roma.

New York Public Library Catalog.

Württembergische Landesbibliothek.

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.

Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel.

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.

Bibliothèque nationale de France. Comprehensive source of information relating to the study of history. Das Fachportal für die Geschichtswissenschaften der Schweiz. The professional portal of the historical sciences in Switzerland.

The Heritage Portal | Voice of South Africa’s Heritage Community. News and information platform for the South African heritage sector.

SEHEPUNKTE - Rezensionsjournal für die Geschichtswissenschaften. Review journal for historical studies. Some reviews published in English.

Geschichte Online. Introduction to historical research methods and techniques, etc.

H-Net. Leading international scholarly discussion forum platform for the humanities and the social sciences.

H-Soz-Kult. An offshoot of H-Net, H-Soz-Kult is the main online forum for German-language historical research (reviews, discussions on university politics, conference announcements, calls for funding applications, etc.). Also publishes reviews in English.

Historicum e-Studies. Introduction to academic research methods and techniques, with a special focus on online research. The Max Weber Foundation’s digital publication platform. Review platform for European History, provides access to reviews from various journals.

Geschichte und Internet - Clio-online.

Handschriftenkatalog UB Basel (Verbundkatalog HAN). UB Basel and HAN library association manuscript catalogue.

Schweizerisches Wirtschaftsarchiv. Swiss Economic Archive.

Staatsarchiv Basel-Stadt. Online Archivkatalog. Online catalogue of the Basel-Stadt State Archive.

Staatsarchiv Basel-Landschaft. Online-Katalog. Online catalogue of the Basel-Landschaft State Archive.

Schweizerisches Sozialarchiv. Swiss Social Archives.

Archive in der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Alpenländer (ARGE ALP). Partnership between 36 state and regional archives in Alpine areas of Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

Archives Online. Archives Online is a search portal for archival material held in participating Swiss archives.

Archivportal-D. Information about archival institutions across Germany.