General Linguistics and Literature

In General Linguistics and Literature, Mannheim University Library provides you with literature, access to databases, and structured search options.

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.


Key Databases:

Literature online (LiOn)

Bibliographie der Deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft (BDSL)

Bibliography of Linguistic Literature (BLLDB)

MLA International Bibliography

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".


The e-journals for the subject General Linguistics and Literature can be found in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo Catalog.


Subject-specific Internet resources

Locating resources

In the A3 Library you will find literature on General Linguistics and Literature, 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 at Schloss Westflügel you can find more literature on General Linguistics and Literature which you can borrow with your ecUM or your Library Card.

In the textbook collection at 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 Primo catalog.

Your General Linguistics and Literature Librarian:
A3, Room 104
+49 621 181 3053 (a.m. only.)