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Libraries and Archives


KOBV - Library catalogue for academic, public and specialised libraries Berlin and Brandenburg

Free access on the Internet

Searches the holdings of 77 libraries in Berlin and Brandenburg, find materials that you cannot find on PRIMU here. If you need to order a title via inter-library loan, it offers links to the order form.

KOBV - Directory of libraries in Berlin and Brandenburg (German only)

Free access on the Internet

Directory of libraries included in the co-operative catalogue of libraries in Berlin and Brandenburg. If you plan to use any of these libraries, please check the conditions of use applying. Access is usually granted to external users, but lending regulations may vary, a registration may be necessary and sometimes fees apply.

KVK - Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue

Free access on the Internet

Search interface for national and international libraries, book directories and repositories of digital materials. Please select resources to be included in your search underneath the search slots before you start your search.

JSTOR Digital Library

Limited access (HU-network or from home via VPN)

Contains digitised issues of academic journals, book and primary sources. Many of the resources can be found on PRIMUS where a direct link is provided to the text in JSTOR.

Archives Portal Europe

Free access on the Internet

Provides access to information on archival materials from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions.

 

Collections of Newspaper Articles


Historical Newspapers and Periodicals Archive Online

Free on registration with the provider

Contains the archives of The Guardian (1821-2003), The Observer (1791-2003) and New Statesman and Nation (1913-2000).

The Times Digital Archive

Limited access (HU-network or from home via VPN)

Access to the digital archive of The Times, excluding issues published in the last 6 years.

Financial Times Historical Archive

Limited access (HU-network or from home via VPN)

Access to the digital archive of Financial Times 1888-2010.

British Library - The British Newspaper Archive Online

Free search, access to full texts subject to fee

Historical newspapers form Britain and Ireland containing most of the runs of newspapers published in the UK since 1800, mainly from the 19th century. The archive is currently expanded to include materials up to the 1950s.

Holdings of the Newspaper Department of Staatsbibliothek Berlin

Access to texts in microform or print on-site for library cardholders only

Link to general information on the Newspaper Department

https://tinyurl.com/y52rrtvg

Direct link to search results for newspapers from the UK in their catalogue. Staatsbibliothek library cardholders can access the digital archives of newspapers such as The Independent, Daily Mail, The Telegraph for free on-site or via remote access, although there may be a paywall for more recent issues.

 

 

Encyclopaedias


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Limited access (HU-network or from home via VPN)

Biographical dictionary of British history.

Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy

Free access on the Internet

Encyclopaedia of philosophy with peer-reviewed publication of original papers in philosophy.