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- German literature and searching for literature in Germany
This website offers an overview of useful web resources that are available in English, i.e. library portals and document delivery services with a focus on information, access, literature in Germany that are offered to an international public. The resources here all provide English language information and search options in English, while you can also find resources in the section Searching for literature in the General Information area (these are mostly in German).
Searching for (German) literature on the web, the library scene in Germany
The Library Portal by the Goethe Institute constitutes a comprehensive collection of resources relating to German libraries and the information scene in Germany. It provides systematic overviews of the German library landscape and current and future trends, a schedule of events, and various articles and links as to international and national cooperations of libraries.
German Literature on the Web (information and access to full texts)
Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free ebooks on the Internet and largest single collection of free electronic books. The collection was produced by hundreds of volunteers and is going on. There are 18,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog (which you find on the homepage).
This website introduces English language users to traditional and modern German literature. Famous German writers and their works are portrayed, e.g. Goethe, Hermann Hesse, Thomas Mann, Günter Grass.
The English and Spanish language website informs readers about new literary titles in German (from Austria, Switzerland, Germany) that are recommended for translation, a special section is dedicated to childrens books. Further, a news category lists titles that have recently been translated. Additional resources concern German literary prizes and translator information.