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Romance Studies

MLA International Bibliography with full text Bibliography for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics including many full texts

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

Bibliography of Linguistic Literature Database BLLDB Subject bibliography on general linguistics and English, German and Romance linguistics, from 1971

Romanische Bibliographie Online Subject bibliography for Romance linguistics and literature (excluding French literature), 1965-2009

Bibliography of French literature from its beginnings to the present

Training Material

The majority of our collection in Romance studies is housed in closed stack areas and can be requested through our online catalog swissbib Basel Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:

Romance Studies Library

  • Specialized literature on French, Italian and Spanish literature and linguistics
  • Karl-Jaberg-Bibliothek: Overview of the Romance languages and dialects as well as of literature in Old French and Vulgar Latin

Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

  • Study literature, mostly in original language
  • Fiction in German translation
  • Secondary literature, mostly in original language
  • Film adaptations of literary works
  • Preparation courses for academic tests

Münstergasse Library

  • Books printed before 1900 und rare books (to be consulted in the Special Reading Room)
  • Reference works in the reading room
  • Latest issues of print journals in the Schultheissensaal