2020

Neuerscheinung: Abenteuer in der Moderne. Hg. v. Oliver Grill und Brigitte Obermayr (=Reihe Philologie des Abenteuers, Bd. 2)

Die DFG-geförderte Forschungsgruppe "Philologie des Abenteuers" ist seit 2018 in München ansässig und untersucht in mittlerweile insgesamt zehn Forschungsprojekten Konstellationen des abenteuerlichen Erzählens, die gemeinsam einen weiten historischen Bogen von der Spätantike bis ins 20. Jahrhundert schlagen. Bereits 2019 haben wir in unserem Blog auf den ersten Band der gleichnamigen Schriftenreihe aufmerksam gemacht. Nun ist der zweite Band bei Wilhelm Fink erschienen.

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New data sources on avldigital.de: union catalogues and collections from Berlin

avldigital.de is a supra-regional portal that serves to supply the Comparative Literature research community with scholarly publications and information. The catalogue index of the "Finding literature" module contained in the portal has recently been considerably expanded by almost three million bibliographic references of scholarly publications. This selection reflects the Comparative Literature collections of all university libraries in Germany. A focus is on the collections of two renounced libraries in Berlin.

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Now on avldigital.de: Open access publications from transcript Independent Academic Publishing

transcript Independent Academic Publishing is one of the leading publishers in the humanities in the German-speaking world. Since July 2020, around 250 transcript Open Access publications have been available on avldigital.de directly via the Finding literature index of the specialist portal. In addition to the integration of Open Access Gold publications, transcript and the FID AVL also cooperate in the field of secondary publication.

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New open access data sources on avldigital.de: BASE and OAPEN

Since July we have extended the selection of data sources integrated into the Finding literature index of avldigital.de. A special focus is on the integration of Open Access publications relevant to Comparative Literature. We obtain these from the aggregators BASE and OAPEN.

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New registry of dissertations for Comparative Literature

The new registry of dissertations on avldigital.de enables you to present your doctoral thesis project and to network with other PhD students. All PhD students whose thesis project has a focus on Comparative Literature are invited to enter their project into the registry!

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New on CompaRe: Publications from the ICI Berlin

The ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry is an independent research centre. It cooperates with the FID AVL to disseminate announcements of its events and fellowships in the Comparative Literature research community via avldigital.de. Additionally, publications from ICI Berlin Press, particularly the "Cultural Inquiry" series, are made available open access via CompaRe.

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New features for Networking and the Index of Researchers

The Networking module is the interactive information and community platform on avldigital.de. We have now updated the way posts on Networking are being displayed. Posts can now be filtered by various criteria. Individual categories (CfP, Events, Vacancies, Institutions, Projects and Websites) now offer a better overview thanks to advanced sorting options. And you can now subscribe directly to our newsletter while registering for the Index of Researchers.

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New on CompaRe: Series of conferences "Digitalität in den Geisteswissenschaften" ("Digitality in the Humanities")

The series of conferences „Digitalität in den Geisteswissenschaften“ investigates the way digital transformation modifies objects, central questions and epistemes of disciplines pertaining to the Humanities. Contributions to the conferences are published in edited volumes. From the third volume on, these are published on CompaRe.

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New on CompaRe: Studien der Paderborner Komparatistik

The series "Studien der Paderborner Komparatistik", edited by Prof. Dr. Jörn Steigerwald and Prof. Dr. Claudia Öhlschläger, presents of research conducted at the Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Paderborn. The volumes are published open access via the Paderborn University Library's repository and are additionally archived on avldigital.de's publication service CompaRe.

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New function on avldigital.de: Export to reference management software

With the Finding literature module, avldigital.de offers a specialised catalogue for research literature and information in Comparative Literature. To support comparatists in their work, this catalogue now includes a means to export bibliographical references for use in reference management software. It can be found in the new Tab "Export".

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