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 General Linguistics and Literature 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".
In the Elektronischen Zeitschriftenbibliothek (EZB) - E-Journals Library you will find a list of e-journals related to the field of General Linguistics and Literature and available through the University Library. Print-only journals can only be found through our Online catalogue Primo.
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You are invited to use the General Linguistics and Literature Collections housed in the Bibliotheksbereich A3 where other philological collections are available too.
The Mannheim Institut für Deutsche Sprache (IDS) holds a prolific collection of literature in General and German Linguistics which can be researched through their catalogue here. Students majoring in Linguistics are advised to use this library.