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eBooks/Online Book Collections

A guide on how to find and use ebooks in your research. How to work with various ebook platforms: reading, printing, and downloading on your computer or an ereading device.

About the Collection

Full-text works with scholarly commentary of more than thirty German-speaking authors from the Middle Ages through early 20th century. It includes prose, poetry, drama, diaries, letters, political speeches, historical documents, and writings on art and philosophy.

  • Can download individual volumes as PDFs.
  • Includes a permanent URL for titles. Note, this URL will not work until you have logged into the proxy server

Searching and Browsing Tips

Searching the Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker collection in the WU Classic Catalog:

Searching within Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker database

Browsing Contents

Browsing Works by Authors

Germanic Languages and Literatures Librarian

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Jennifer Akins
Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library,
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Viewing and Downloading ACLS E-Books

  • ACLS E-Books cannot be downloaded in their entirety to a computer or an E-Reader.  However, one can download 3 pdf pages at a time and copy and paste from the pdf display of the book.
  • To view a book in pdf format, change the page view to pdf: