Contact Information
  • Librarian: Catherine Minter
  • Location: Herman B Wells Library E960
  • Phone: (812) 855-1702
Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 3/11/2011

Germanic Studies

The collection

The Germanic Studies collection supports teaching and research in Germanic languages and literatures, cultural studies, and related fields, with an emphasis on German Studies and selected coverage of Danish, Dutch, Flemish, Friesian, Norwegian, Old Norse, Swedish, and Yiddish. Notable collection strengths include Goethe, Schiller, and the 18th century; Expressionism; Thomas Mann; exile literature; and post-1950 Germanic literature and culture.

LC call number ranges for Germanic languages: PD 1-7159 and PF 1-5999 (Wells Library, Floor 9); for Germanic literatures: PT 1-9999 (Floor 10).


Collection Development Policy


German Contemporary Authors Approval Plan


Useful Links and Services

IUCAT | Borrow, renew, request | Recall an item | Interlibrary loan | Library services for faculty, graduates, and undergraduates | All Services


Indiana University Department of Germanic Studies | IU ScholarWorks



General Research Tips

Getting Started | Finding Books in the Library | Searching Techniques | Guides to Research | How to tell if a source is scholarlyHow to Access Electronic Resources



Research Guides

German Featured Films in the Wells Library | Scandinavian Crime in IU Libraries



Research Tools for Germanic Studies

Find articles | Find books | Find e-journals | Download the Germanic Studies Subject Page Toolbar



The Librarian for Germanic Studies is Catherine Minter. During the semester, she is available in Ballantine Hall 676 every Thursday between 2 pm and 3 pm.


last updated: 3/11/2011