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New electronic resources

Newly acquired electronic resources available to readers using the London Reading Rooms.

Owing to licensing restrictions, these resources can only be accessed from British Library workstations within our Reading Rooms and Business & IP Centre.

Except where indicated, titles are available in all the Library's London Reading Rooms.

National Socialism, Holocaust, Resistance and Exile 1933-1945

A fully searchable collection of primary sources on the National Socialist state and the NSDAP, Nazi ideology and propaganda, justice and legislation, resistance and persecution, and annihilation and expulsion under National Socialism. Includes speeches, reports, administrative files, the diaries of Joesph Goebbels, the card index of the Nuremberg war crimes trials, and the Daily Reports of the Gestapo Headquarters in Vienna from 1938-1945.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research and teaching possibilities.


Der literarische Expressionismus Online

The full text, including illustrations, of 151 digitised German expressionist periodicals from the early 20th century, with a wide range of search options. The search interface is available in German or English.


Offers electronic access to the over 20,000 articles on authors of German literature from the reference works Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters, Deutscher Humanismus 1480-1520, Frühe Neuzeit in Deutschland 1520-1620 and the Killy-Literaturlexikon, with regular quarterly updates.


Hitler. Quellen 1924-45

The searchable full text of the Institute of Contemporary History (IFZ) edition Hitler Speeches, Writings, Proclamations (192533) plus over 1,700 documents and commentary from the 1965 Max Domarus edition covering the years 19321945 and documentation of Hitler's trial for high treason in 1924.