1) You can access the new monthly acquisitions (July and August 2015) of our Special Subject Collection via
Titles in the OPAC of the ULB can be loaned within Germany as an interlibrary loan.
2) A new source for Islamic studies has been made available on the repository MENAdoc: the multivolume set Mafatih al-Ghayb (Tafsir al-Kabir) composed by Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi (1149-1209) and published in 1890 with a commentary by the Ottoman Grand Mufti Ebussuud Efendi (1490-1574):
3) The important Armenian newspaper Mshak (published in Tbilisi between 1872 and 1920) is now available on microfilm (89 reels):
Each reel can be loaned within Germany as an interlibrary loan.
4) A new colleague in charge of the Iranian studies section, Reza Zanganeh, has joined our team at the Saxony-Anhalt State and University Library, Halle in August.