High-quality electronic media can make the work of conducting a literature search a great deal easier. Mannheim University Library offers you an indubitable collection of printed materials together with a wide range of philological databases, electronic journals and e-books.
In the Datenbank-Infosystem (Database Information System) DBIS you will find a list of databases related to the field of English and American Studies and available through the University Library. In addition to the subject-specific databases, which you can use to search for journal articles and other bibliographical references, you will also find a list of reference works, dictionaries and full-text databases. In particular, please note the list of "Top Databases".
and further Online Textcollections in DBIS
In the A3 library you will find literature on English Studies, which you can use on site. The media are freely accessible and arranged according to subject areas. Borrowing from this stock is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.
In the Central Lending Library in Schloss Westflügel you can find more literature on English Studies which you can borrow with your ecUM or your Library Card.
In the textbook collection in the Schloss Westflügel, the most important textbooks are available for loan in multiple copies to students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions.
The literature available at the University Library can be searched for in the Catalog.
The video album available at the following link features tutorials on how to search MLA International Bibliography
Also of interest:
The collection of Mannheim University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example:
With our courses and consulting services we aim to support you in every way we can.