Information about the Holdings

The university library holds a comprehensive collection of publications regarding the English-speaking world, its literatures, languages and cultures. Special consideration is given to the main research interests of the Department of English and American Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, such as African American Studies, Film Studies, Varieties of the English language and Foreign Language Education. Adjacent subject areas in Cultural Studies and Sociology that are geographically relevant to the Anglo-American world are covered in the holdings as well. The library purchases international research literature in both English and German as well as English primary literature.

Electronic resources are being acquired in an increasing number (e-books, e-journals, databases). Members of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin can access them via Open VPN from any location.

For further information see Subject Holdings.