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last updated: 10/18/2011

Digitized Texts from Western Europe

Electronic Editions and 'Archives'


Jonathan Swift Archive

Electronic supplement to the printed Cambridge Works of Jonathan Swift


Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts

Edition project reuniting Austen's notebooks and rough drafts


Immanuel Kant: Bereitstellung und Pflege von Kants Gesammelten Werken in elektronischer Form

Electronic version of the 'Akademie' edition of Kant's works



Electronic edition project, with supporting secondary materials


Thomas Gray Archive

Electronic 'archive' uniting primary and secondary materials relating to the poet


Digitized Periodicals and Reference Works



French national digital library providing access to over 800,000 periodicals


Databank of Digital Daily Newspapers

Dutch national, regional, local, and colonial newspapers from the 17th to the 20th centuries


ANNO: AustriaN Newspapers Online

Austrian newspapers and periodicals, with particularly good coverage of the 19th and early 20th centuries


Exilpresse digital

Exile periodicals from the Nazi period, 1933-1945


Internet Library of Early Journals

Selected British journals of the 18th and 19th centuries 


The ARTFL Encyclopédie & Chambers' Cyclopaedia

Influential French-language encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, and its English-language predecessor 


Zedlers Universallexicon

Vast German-language encyclopedia from the first half of the eighteenth century


*Grand Corpus des Dictionnaires de Langue Française

Historical dictionaries of the French language



Project uniting more than 20 historical dictionaries, mostly pertaining to Germanic Studies


Electronic Collections


Manuscripta Mediaevalia

Manuscripts from collections mostly in the German-speaking world


Europeana Regia

Digital collaborative library of royal manuscripts from the Middle Ages and Renaissance


Union Catalogue of Incunabula

Bibliographic descriptions and digital images of incunabula from European collections


*Electronic Enlightenment

Online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period


Clandestine E-Texts from the Eighteenth Century

French clandestine manuscripts of the Early Enlightenment, together with supporting secondary materials


Center for Retrospective Digitization, Göttingen

Topical digital collections in diverse disciplines


Links to more resources


The European Library

Portal providing access to the resources of national libraries across Europe



UK-based project (unfortunately no longer maintained) identifying the best web resources for study and research


Voice of the Shuttle

'Web site for humanities research'


Page last updated 10/18/2011 by Catherine Minter











last updated: 10/18/2011