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Library guide English Language and Culture / American Studies: Databases, dictionaries and encyclopedias

All library services and resources in the fields of English and American studies


A mix of databases and useful weblinks on English and American literature.

About Shakespeare:


A mix of databases and useful weblinks on linguistics.

American studies

A mix of databases and useful weblinks on American studies.

Digital book collection 1400-1800

General databases

English grammar checker

Check your English texts for grammar, spelling, and interpunction mistakes.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias



Newspapers & news magazines

In Nexis Uni, a newspaper database, you can read articles from newspapers and news magazines from all over the world. For example Dutch, English, American, French, German and Spanish papers. Usefull when you want to stay informed about language, literature, culture and politics. 

The Times