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English and American Studies

MLA International Bibliography Bibliography for books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics

JSTOR Full text of the complete back files of important scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Current issues are not available

Web of Science Premier research platform for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

BLLDB Bibliography of Linguistic Literature Database Bibliographical information for general as well as English, German and Romance linguistics

Oxford English Dictionary

English and American Studies

Consultation hours for literature research

Are you planning to write a term paper, bachelor's or master's thesis?

Our English/American Studies consultant would be pleased to assist you in making full use of the resources of the University Library Bern:

  • Assistance in researching your topic
  • Using specialist databases
  • Help with search strategies

Every odd Friday (1st and 3rd) 9.00 to 14.00, in the Library of the English Department (office B271, 2nd floor), Länggassstr. 49a, 3012 Bern

Make an appointment

Münstergasse Library

  • English literature: Primary literature (focus on epic poetry, selected verse and drama), secondary literature for all genres
  • Basic works and study literature on linguistics
  • Special collection areas: Afro-American literature, English-language Canadian literature, Australian and New Zealand literature, English-language literature of the American Indians and Métis
  • Language tuition and exercise books on the English language courses and exercise books

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Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

  • Primary and secondary literature in the English language for introductory seminars and seminars
  • Secondary literature on William Shakespeare
  • Study literature on linguistics, language study books for university language tests
  • Film versions of literary works, poetry readings

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English Studies Library

  • Specific books on literature and linguistics
  • Research focus English Language and Literature: vacant
  • Research focus American Studies: literature and cultural theory, media and intermediality theory, cultural memory, American literary history from its inception to the present day

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