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Germanic Languages and Literature

Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft (BdSL) Bibliographical information for general as well as English, German and Romance linguistics

Logo KLGonline - Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur

KLGonline - Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur Standard reference work on contemporary German authors, whose work was published after 1945

Logo Kindlers Literatur Lexikon (KLL)

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

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Germanistik Online Datenbank International reference body with bibliographical references

Germanic Languages and Literature

Consultation hours for literature research

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

Our Germanic Languages and Literature consultants 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

Hartmut Abendschein: Wednesdays and Thursdays 9.00 to 11.00, in the Münstergasse Library, Münstergasse 61, 3011 Bern
Michael Schläfli: Mondays and Tuesdays 9.00 to 12.00 and 14.00 to 17.00, in the Library of Germanic Languages and Literature, Länggassstr. 49, 3012 Bern

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Münstergasse Library

  • Guides, basic literature
  • Specialist academic literature
  • Scandinavian languages and literature, Dutch languages and literature, historical collections
  • Bernensia

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Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

  • Key study-related literature
  • Audio cassettes, literary films (video, DVD-video)

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Library of Germanic Languages and Literature

  • German-language authors from early to contemporary literature (works, critical literature, secondary literature)
  • Basic literature and specialist research literature on German Studies
  • Language atlases, journals and series on Germanic languages and literature
  • Subject-specific and general reference works

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