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This query delivers results from the following libraries with significant holdings for Middle East and Islamic Studies:


  • Your Research Story and the FID Middle East

    Tell us in short or long statements what influence our service has had on your work! Become a FID Testimonial! Share your research story if our sources and services have contributed to it! ...
  • Hayat

    Now new in our holdings: Turkish Magazine from the 1950s – 1970s The journal Hayat (Life) is an interesting source of Turkish cultural history. It is now in our collection. ...
  • New in Open Access: „Histoire des Juifs de Turquie“

    The History of the Jews in Turkey Now digitized and freely available in open access: "Histoire des Juifs de Turquie" in 9 volumes by ...
  • Free Newspapers and Journals

    On this page we link to open access and other free online sources of newspapers and journals in loose order. We consider these sites to be particularly valuable for our academic community. ...
  • Secondary Publications

    Publication in Open Access On these regularly updated pages you will find all researchers who have made their publications available to MENAdoc for secondary publication in open access. ...

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  • The Specialized Information Service (FID)

    The Specialised 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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