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Approx. 9,000 English-language books, for instance:

  • Novels by American and other English-language authors
  • Books on American society, politics, economy, geography, history, art, and literature
  • US travel guides and college handbooks/directories
  • Reference works like dictionaries and encyclopedias
  • Language test guidebooks (TOEFL, TOEIC, SAT, GMAT, GRE)

Approx. 1,200 DVDs (ranging from Hollywood classic to contemporary independent cinema, 
from documentary to popular TV series) as well as some audio books

Approx. 70 journals and magazines, such as:

  • TimeThe New YorkerHarper’s Magazine
  • Vanity FairVogueRolling Stone
  • The EconomistForbesHarvard Business Review
  • National GeographicScientific American, Psychology Today
  • Spotlight (including audio CDs)

3 newspapers - hot off the press, every day: International New York TimesNürnberger Nachrichten and Nürnberger Zeitung

30 databases from the eLibrary USA portfolio, such as the Britannica Library and the Literature Resource Center, Gale's Academic OneFile and Science in ContextBusiness Source Premier as well as the English Language Learner Reference Center