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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

 Reprints of works published by Georg Olms Verlag with new introductions, afterwords, notes or indexes.

  • 400 volumes of German literature/literary studies, philosophy, and other subjects in the Humanities.
  • Mainly in German; some in Latin.
  • Can download entire book as a PDF.
  • Includes a permanent URL for titles. Note, this URL will not work until you have logged into the proxy server

Also includes Frankfurt and Leipzig book fair catalogues (1594-1860)

Olms Searching/Browsing Tips

Searching the Olms Online Reprint collection in the WU Classic Catalog:

  • Can search by TITLE of the work, AUTHOR, or WORD
  • To limit to e-books in this collection, add olms online as TITLE search.
  • All titles are listed under the series Olms online


Browse by Subject/Discipline in Olms:

Note: subjects/disciplines only listed in German.