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Helpful Websites

The topics covered in the department of modern history are wide-ranging. Therefore, to help students find their footing, we’ve collected a small list of websites and databases that offer a good starting point for research and general insights into the major themes of the 19th and 20th centuries. The list includes databases for academic journals and publications, online encyclopedias, and central archives for some of the topics covered in the department.

Online Databanks for Academic Journals, Sources and Books:

Gale Database
Katalog Plus (Central Library Catalogue)

Online Archives and Encyclopedias

German Colonial Collection (University of Frankfurt)
National Archives (UK)
British Library (UK)
National Archives (Australia)
Archives (New Zealand)
National Archives (USA)
Federal Archives (Germany)

The central library provides support, accessible databases and how-to guides for students.