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This search uses Ha:Lit – the new Discovery-System of the University and State Library Saxony-Anhalt.
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  • Services Available

    Despite Corona Virus: Specialized Information Service Due to the current health situation, our library has closed its doors to visitors. But we will continue to support you in your research. ...
  • Classification Scheme of the FID

    Classification Scheme of the FID catalogued by topics and regions General Works Islamic Studies Regions, Countries and Peoples Languages and Literatures ...
  • Research Data in the Oriental Studies: What Have You Experienced?

    Not a survey but your personal story about research data – that’s what the NFDI Text+ consortium is interested in. The "Text+ User Stories" show how researchers, research funders and infrastructure providers from the various disciplines would like to use the research data infrastructure. ...
  • Online Review of MENAdoc

    The Orientalist Torsten Wollina reviewed our open access collection MENAdoc for the online magazine HAZINE. Titled "Yes, you should use MENAdoc and here's why and how", he describes in detail what the repository has to offer to the international academic community. ...

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About us

  • The Specialized Information Service (FID)

    The Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East-, North Africa- and Islamic Studies provides highly specialized research materials from the countries of the MENA region for German researchers. It is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) ...
  • Contact

    How to find our Branch Library in Halle and how to reach the right contact person of the Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East-, North Africa- and Islamic Studies ...

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