Google Scholar
A database of scholarly books available online. If it’s not in the National Library then it might be here.

American Studies
ARNet Online Resources in American Studies

New York Times
Not only a newspaper of record, but also a valuable database, covering two centuries, for American literature and studies, featuring interviews, reviews, essays and reports.

New Yorker
The legendary magazine which covers current affairs, fiction, art, poetry, music, etc. A good archive.

The Daily Show
Hosted by Jon Stewart, a comedy show on current affairs that is more informative than most news on the US networks.

An archive of writers reading their work.

Literary Encyclopedia
An online encyclopedia. Entries are written by acknowledged authorities in their respective fields.

Yale University – Modern Poetry

Online recordings and transcripts of Yale’s courses on Modern Poetry


Fulbright Commission

European Association for American Studies

Keep an eye on the Faculty website for information on study trips to the US


Czech and Slovak Association of American Studies

European Association for American Studies

If you have any further suggestions for useful links, please email them to doc. Erik Roraback.