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General and Comparative Linguistics and Literature

Kindlers Literatur Lexikon  Entries on the most important works of world literature from its inception to the present day

MLA International, in particular American and European literature, comparative and historical linguistics, literary criticism and theory

Linguistic Bibliography Key international bibliography on linguistics with more than 300,000 references

Bibliography of Linguistic Literature - Bibliographie Linguistischer Literatur One of the most important bibliographic information sources for general as well as English, German and Romance linguistics

General and Comparative Linguistics and Literature

Consultation hours for literature research

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

Our General and Comparative Linguistcs and Literature 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


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Münstergasse Library

  • Guides, basic literature
  • Specialist academic literature
  • Indo-European studies
  • Historical collections

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Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

  • Guides for students, textbooks
  • Research overviews, grammar reference books

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Linguistics Library

  • Specialist literature on general linguistics, historical comparative linguistics and Indo-European studies
  • Specialist areas: Psycholinguistics (specifically language acquisition), Indian and Iranian (language and culture), Caucasus (language and culture), Tibetan-Burmese linguistics

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