Miras Maktoob

Trial Access to Persian E-Book Collection

Miras MaktoobWe have arranged a trial access for our circle of users with the Dutch academic publisher Brill. The test period ends on 2 July 2020.

To the Database

This database contains 248 volumes (189 works) in digitized versions originally published by the Written Heritage Research Institute (Miras Maktoob), a non-governmental organization in Tehran.

The collection includes editions of literary works and essays on Iranian cultural history since the 10th century, especially on historical, geographical and philosophical topics. The texts are written in Persian or Arabic.


Access is available to members of the institutions of our circle of users from 7 May 2020 to 7 July 2020. Authentication is based on the IP numbers of the respective network.

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