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    African Writers Series (ProQuest)

    The edition is based on the series "Heinemann's African Writers Series", a comprehensive collection of modern African 20th century literature. The series comprises more than 300 titles and contains poetry, drama, and non-fictional literature by authors like Ama Ata Aidoo, Mongo Beti, Steve Biko, Dennis Brutus, Cyprian Ekwensi, Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head, Luis Bernardo Honwana, Chenjerai Hove, Nelson Mandela, Jack Mapanje, and Veronique Tadjo.

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    The edition is based on the series "Heinemann's African Writers Series", a comprehensive collection of modern African 20th century literature.

    The series comprises more than 300 titles and contains poetry, drama, and non-fictional literature by authors like Ama Ata Aidoo, Mongo Beti, Steve Biko, Dennis Brutus, Cyprian Ekwensi, Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head, Luis Bernardo Honwana, Chenjerai Hove, Nelson Mandela, Jack Mapanje, and Veronique Tadjo.

    • Provider: ProQuest, Chadwyck Healey
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Literature
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Fulltext Database
    Book Collection
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    Art Libraries Network kubikat

    Kubikat is the collective catalog of four of the leading German scholarly research institutes in the field of art history * Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence (Max-Planck-Institut) * Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich - funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts * Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte (Centre allemand d'histoire de l'art) in Paris - funded by the Foundation of German Humanities Institutes Abroad (DGIA) * Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte) in Rome The catalog project began in 1993 as a joint initiative of the institutes in Munich, Rome and Florence, supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

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    Kubikat is the collective catalog of four of the leading German scholarly research institutes in the field of art history

    * Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence (Max-Planck-Institut)
    * Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich - funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts
    * Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte (Centre allemand d'histoire de l'art) in Paris - funded by the Foundation of German Humanities Institutes Abroad (DGIA)
    * Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte) in Rome

    The catalog project began in 1993 as a joint initiative of the institutes in Munich, Rome and Florence, supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

    • Language: Français, English, Italiano, Deutsch
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Archaeology, Literature, History, Arts
    • Keyword: Art history
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    MPG Library Catalog
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    Bibliography of Asian Studies, BAS (EBSCO)

    The online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) references principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia. It covers various subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

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    The online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) references principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia. It covers various subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

    • Provider: EBSCO
    • Language: Deutsch, Français, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Sociology, Religion, Philosophy, Literature, Linguistics, History, Economics, Arts
    • Keyword: Folklore
    • Scope: MPI Human Development
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    Reference Database
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    Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina (de Gruyter)

    BTL online provides electronic access to all published editions of the Bibliotheca Teubnerina Latina. The exisiting CD-ROMs contained a constantly growing number of Latin texts from antiquity and late antiquity, and from medieval and modern Latin. The online edition of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TTL) enables access to the contents of all lexicon articles published up to 2008. The content of TTL online is thus identical to that of the printed version of the Thesaurus. A completely new user interface links both databases, so that for the first time the Thesaurus and the texts of the Teubneriana can be accessed from one search mask.

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    BTL online provides electronic access to all published editions of the Bibliotheca Teubnerina Latina. The exisiting CD-ROMs contained a constantly growing number of Latin texts from antiquity and late antiquity, and from medieval and modern Latin.

    The online edition of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TTL) enables access to the contents of all lexicon articles published up to 2008. The content of TTL online is thus identical to that of the printed version of the Thesaurus.

    A completely new user interface links both databases, so that for the first time the Thesaurus and the texts of the Teubneriana can be accessed from one search mask.

    • Provider: Walter de Gruyter
    • Language: Latin
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Literature, Linguistics
    • Keyword: Classical studies, Medieval studies
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Reference Work
    Fulltext Database
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    British Periodicals Collection I & II (ProQuest)

    The database contains full texts of 426 British popular science, art science and literary periodicals from between the 17th and the 20th century.

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    The database contains full texts of 426 British popular science, art science and literary periodicals from between the 17th and the 20th century.

    • Provider: ProQuest
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Religion, Philosophy, Literature, History
    • Keyword: Religious studies, Theology, Philosophy, Dramatics, Romance studies, Musicology, Art history, History, Librarianship, Bibliology, Information science, German studies, Ethnology, Architecture, Archaeology, American studies, English studies, General and comparative linguistics and literary criticism
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Journal Collection
    Fulltext Database
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    Corpus Littérature l'Afrique Noire

    Fulltext collection of French literature transmitted orally or in writing, from sub-Saharan Africa. The corpus contains about 11.000 texts of diverse genres, e.g. novels, short stories, poems, songs, tales and legends, including numerous materials which are rare to be found; it covers literature from about 20 countries and 100 ethnic groups. Beyond the actual texts, the database contains the commentary as well as notes and comments from the reference editions the corpus is based on.

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    Fulltext collection of French literature transmitted orally or in writing, from sub-Saharan Africa. The corpus contains about 11.000 texts of diverse genres, e.g. novels, short stories, poems, songs, tales and legends, including numerous materials which are rare to be found; it covers literature from about 20 countries and 100 ethnic groups. Beyond the actual texts, the database contains the commentary as well as notes and comments from the reference editions the corpus is based on.

    • Provider: Classiques Garnier Numérique
    • Language: Français
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Literature
    • Keyword: Romance studies, African studies
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Fulltext Database
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    Corpus Littérature Médiévale

    Database with more than 900 works of medieval French literature, composed in the langue d'oïl. It contains narrative prose, chanson de geste, poetry as well as spiritual and worldly drama. Texts have been treated as in scientifically acknowledged reference editions.

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    Database with more than 900 works of medieval French literature, composed in the langue d'oïl. It contains narrative prose, chanson de geste, poetry as well as spiritual and worldly drama. Texts have been treated as in scientifically acknowledged reference editions.

    • Provider: Classiques Garnier Numérique
    • Language: Français
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Literature
    • Keyword: Romance studies
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Fulltext Database
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    Corvey Digital Collection

    The database contains 18th and 19th century primary literature in German, English, and French from the Corvey library, and thus presents the holdings of a library of the nobility preserved as a whole. Nearly all textual genres are represented, whereas the contentual focus lies on the Romantic period between 1790 and 1840 (1870, respectively). The collection is structured in a modular way with regard to languages and textual genres, and comprises 5,952 works which are provided in digital form for the first time. It does not overlap but supplements the content of the (also DFG-licensed) databases: * German Language Women's Literature * English Language Women's Literature * Wales related Fiction of the Romantic Period

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    The database contains 18th and 19th century primary literature in German, English, and French from the Corvey library, and thus presents the holdings of a library of the nobility preserved as a whole.

    Nearly all textual genres are represented, whereas the contentual focus lies on the Romantic period between 1790 and 1840 (1870, respectively).

    The collection is structured in a modular way with regard to languages and textual genres, and comprises 5,952 works which are provided in digital form for the first time.

    It does not overlap but supplements the content of the (also DFG-licensed) databases:
    * German Language Women's Literature
    * English Language Women's Literature
    * Wales related Fiction of the Romantic Period

    • Provider: Belser Wissenschaftlicher Dienst
    • Language: Français, English, Deutsch
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Literature, History
    • Keyword: Romance studies, German studies, English studies
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Book Collection
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    Digi20

    Digi20 concentrates on the digitalization of monographs published in the second half of the 20th century, predominantly in the field of humanities and social sciences. In the first phase of the project, approx. 4,700 titles of programme segments of the publishers Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Wilhelm Fink / Ferdinand Schöningh as well as Otto Sagner were digitized. In a second phase, further approx. 1,750 titles are being included till 2014 by consecutively digitizing all monographs up to a defined ‘Moving Wall’ of three to five years to the current year of publication.

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    Digi20 concentrates on the digitalization of monographs published in the second half of the 20th century, predominantly in the field of humanities and social sciences. In the first phase of the project, approx. 4,700 titles of programme segments of the publishers Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Wilhelm Fink / Ferdinand Schöningh as well as Otto Sagner were digitized. In a second phase, further approx. 1,750 titles are being included till 2014 by consecutively digitizing all monographs up to a defined ‘Moving Wall’ of three to five years to the current year of publication.

    • Provider: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, BSB
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: History, Literature, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology
    • Keyword: Comparative literature, Slavistics
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Book Collection
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    Duncker & Humblot eLibrary

    Duncker & Humblot is a German producer of high-quality academic research and scholarly publications, especially in the fields of law and social science. The Duncker & Humblot eLibrary provides users from the Max Planck Society with access to following products: * e-book collections 2007-2010, containing about 900 e-books in the fields of law, economics, social sciences, history, politics, philosophy and literary studies. * e-book collection Economics 1996–2005, containing about 360 e-books * e-book collection 'Best of reprints' Economics and Finance 1875–1941, containing about 100 e-books The collection is continuously extended by single e-book acquisitions by MPG libraries.

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    Duncker & Humblot is a German producer of high-quality academic research and scholarly publications, especially in the fields of law and social science. The Duncker & Humblot eLibrary provides users from the Max Planck Society with access to following products:

    * e-book collections 2007-2010, containing about 900 e-books in the fields of law, economics, social sciences, history, politics, philosophy and literary studies.
    * e-book collection Economics 1996–2005, containing about 360 e-books
    * e-book collection 'Best of reprints' Economics and Finance 1875–1941, containing about 100 e-books

    The collection is continuously extended by single e-book acquisitions by MPG libraries.

    • Provider: Duncker & Humblot
    • Language: Deutsch, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, History, Sociology, Economics, Law
    • Keyword: Finance, Social sciences
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Book Collection