Resources for Students
Below you will find a collection of useful resources to assist you in your studies. If you have trouble accessing any of the links or PDFs, please contact Frau Hötker-Bolte at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bibliography of key book studies handbooks, readers, journals and other useful resources. Includes web links (where applicable) and library call numbers.
Style Sheet (last updated: March 2023)
Grading sheet for term papers used by the Book Studies team (last updated: October 2020).
Students may be interested in looking at this before they write their papers. When in doubt, students may also want to consult guidebooks such as Diana Hacker's A Pocket Style Manual or Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age (both available in the English Department library in editions from 2009) or Diana Hacker/Nancy Sommers' excellent handbook A Writer's Reference, which is very useful
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*Note that the advice about honorifics does not apply in Germany; it is best to always use accurate professional titles and Ms./Mr. when no professional title applies.
Our esteemed Book Studies colleagues at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have put together this useful booklet with bibliographical information for Book Studies students: Bücherkunde Buchwissenschaft (March 2022). You can download it here (Bücherkunde Buchwissenschaft 2022) or on their website (Link: https://www.buchwissenschaft.uni-mainz.de/downloads/).