Egyptological literature – digitized
Within its special Subject Collection Egyptology Heidelberg University Library holds an extensive collection of Egyptological literature from the 16th to the early 20th century. Heidelberg University Library provides digital full-text versions of selected works from this remarkable collection and makes them available online free of charge.
Since 1st September 2009 the offer of digitized works is systematically being extended within the framework of a DFG project (German Research Foundation). Through the thematic portal “Reception of Antiquity in a Semantic Network: Digital Books, Images and Objects” the titles from Heidelberg can be searched along with further digitized works by the project partners.
Search and Browse
The collection is recorded on our online catalogue HEIDI as well as on the online catalogue of the Special Collection Catalogue of Egyptology and the online catalogue of the SWB (Union Catalog of the South West German Library Consortium). There you can find further digitized literature as well as electronic Egyptological journals made available online through other national or international institutions.
Requests, suggestions and criticism an Dr. Maria Effinger.