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Subject Guide English and American Studies

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Locations, catalogues, bibliographies and reference works on English and American studies at the University Library

Locations of Books in Dortmund University Library

Central Library

  • Books
    Shelf marks: C; Jc F
  • Textbooks
    Shelf mark: L Ca
  • Not borrowable
    • Reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies and handbooks are usually not borrowable. The same goes for individual copies of much-used texts for research and teaching.
    • Journals
      Shelf mark: ZC; current year in room E 1


  • Books (Short-term loan over-night or weekend)
  • Shelf classification and Keyword index
  • Diploma theses
    Shelf mark: SAA 150
  • Journals (not borrowable)
    Alphabetical shelving
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Catalogues in Dortmund University Library

Media (books, videos):


University Publications:

  • Eldorado  Open Access Symbol
    Catalogue of Dortmund University electronic publications (mainly theses). Full texts available

Union catalogues:

  • North Rhine-Westphalia: HBZ Collective Catalogue
    Library catalogue for North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK)
    KVK is a meta-search interface for library and book trade catalogues throughout the world. It contains more than 75,000,000 book titles

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Printed Bibliographies and Reference Works

English Studies were established in Dortmund in 1965. Collection development of our library begins with that year.

Bibliographies and reference works on English and American studies can be found in Emil-Figge-Bibliothek, shelf mark SEA.