...libraries, publicly accessible databases, institutions, search engines, indexes, e-texts and journals, and many more sites of relevance to students and researchers in the humanities
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  • LIBRARIES AND E-LIBRARIES , including Danish research databases
  • INSTITUTIONS , including links to Danish as well as international universities
  • HUMANITIES RESOURCES , including search engines, general and Scandinavian sites
  • ELECTRONIC TEXTS in English, Danish and other European languages
  • ELECTRONIC JOURNALS - peer-reviewed and others

    Libraries and E-libraries

    The Oxford Libraries Internet Gateway

    Offers fast access to all publicly available resources on the Internet by subject, location, keyword, or by means of e-libraries.

    Den danske forskningsdatabase

    Gives information on published Danish research, descriptions of research in progress, and profiles of research carried out in Denmark. Though comprehensive, it does not yet fully cover Danish research.


    Library of the Danish State and the University of Aarhus

    Det Kgl. Bibliotek/REX

    The Royal Danish Library


    A British Online Public Access Catalogue, providing unified access to the online catalogues of some of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland.

    The Library of Congress

    Bibliothèque nationale de France

    DDA (Danish Data Archive)

    The Danish Data Archive (DDA) is a national data bank and documentational and technical service facility for researchers and students in Denmark and abroad. Access to the Council of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).



    University of Aarhus (AU)

    Faculty of Arts, AU: Seneste nyt fra Humaniora. News from the Faculty of Arts and calender of upcoming events.

    University of Copenhagen

    University of Southern Denmark

    Roskilde University

    Aalborg University


    European Universities

    Catalogue including links to European universities and institutions of higher education.

    Universities Worldwide


    The Danish Research Council for the Humanities

    The Danish Research Council for the Humanities. Information on current humanistic research in Denmark.

    EuroCenter Info

    EuroCenter offers information and guidance on the EU to businesses, universities and research institutions, with the aim of encouraging them to take advantage of the opportunities associated with Denmark's membership in the EU.

    CHCI - The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes

    The Membership Directory of the CHCI.

    Humanities resources


    Yahoo - humanities

    The humanities section of one of the major American search engines.

    The Arts and Humanities Data Service

    The Arts and Humanities Data Service is a UK national service funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee and Arts and Humanities Research Board to collect, preserve and promote the electronic resources which result from research and teaching in the arts and humanities.

    The Voice of the Shuttle

    Website for humanities research providing a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources that at once respects the established humanities disciplines in their professional organization and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact with the sciences and social sciences and with new digital media.

    ARGUS Clearinghouse

    Internet Research Library, Arts and Humanities Section.

    Humbul humanities hub

    One of the most comprehensive catalogues currently available of Internet resources in the humanities. It includes pointers to general resources, bulletin boards and search engines, in addition to subject specific resources.

    The Spoon Collective

    Newsgroups dedicated to promoting discussion of philosophical and political issues on-line.

    Literary Resources on the Net

    Especially English and American literature.

    Sites of Significance for Semiotics


    University of Aarhus, links to other Web-sites

    Lists faculties and departments with local websites as well as affiliated websites and ones outside the University.


    Kierkegaard Resources World Wide

    Includes a world-wide listing of active bodies and groups, conferences and seminars, a resource locater for many different media, and an on-line international Kierkegaard newsletter.

    The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Electronic texts


    The Gutenberg Project

    Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or eTexts). There are a total of 6267 total project Gutenberg eBooks as of November 2002.

    Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities


    Free online literature with more than 2000 classic texts.

    The On-line Books Page (Carnegie-Mellon University)

    Includes on-line access to more than 6000 English works, plus links to foreign-language e-text archives.

    Alex: A Catalogue of Electronic Texts on the Internet (Oxford University)

    Contains roughly 2,000 entries mostly on gopher servers.

    The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia

    Includes approximately 70,000 on- and off-line humanities texts in thirteen languages, with more than 350,000 related images (book illustrations, covers, manuscripts, newspaper pages, page images of Special Collections books, museum objects, etc.).

    Humanities Text Initiative at the University of Michigan

    includes links to electronic versions of the Bible, the Koran, the Book of Mormon, etc. Dictionary and reference works, with links to biblical and classical resources.Includes a magic exhibit.

    Great Books Index

    Index of seminal books published in the western world from Aeschylus to Woolf with links to online editions if available. Inc. discussion forum.


    Text collection containing mainly French and Swiss texts.

    Links at the Wittgenstein Archives (University of Bergen)

    Links to Philosophical Resources and Etexts.

    Electronic Text Collections in Western European Literature (University of Virginia)

    Lists Internet sources for literary texts in the western European languages other than English.


    Dansk nationallitterært arkiv

    Comprehensive archive of older Danish literature.

    Project Runeberg (Linköping University)

    Publishes free electronic editions of Nordic literature.

    Electronic journals

    General arts, humanities and social sciences electronic journals (University of York)

    Links to full text electronic journals in general arts, humanities and social sciences.
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