Our Open Access repository MENAdoc will get a new technical infrastructure over the next months. Perspectively, the entire collection will be moved to Share_it – our instance of the free document server DSpace.
Share_it is the repository of the university libraries in Saxony-Anhalt and Continue reading
The book “Karagös : türkische Schattenspiele” by Hellmut Ritter, 1924 is now available in open access on MENAdoc. Continue reading
The team of the Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies invites more than 30 experts from academic libraries to a workshop. The event will take place from 4 to 5 December at the University and State Library of Saxony-Anhalt (ULB) in Halle. Continue reading
“Prints and Impressions from Ottoman Smyrna: the Collection de costumes civils et militaires, scènes populaires, et vues de l’Asie-Mineure Album (1836-38) at Harvard University’s Fine Arts Library”. Continue reading
Self Testimonies from the Ottoman Empire
The series „Memoria : Fontes minores ad Historiam Imperii Ottomanici pertinentes“ is available in Open Access on our MENAdoc repository.
Series on MENAdoc
This series is based on many smaller sources that have not been considered by the scientific community because of their relatively uncommon language or because they are privately owned.
These include diaries, memoirs, letters and other personal documents of the inhabitants of the Ottoman capital Istanbul from the second half of the 19th century to the early years of the Republic of Turkey. Continue reading
The essay “Defending Turkey on Global Stages: The Young Turk Reşit Saffet’s Internationalist Strategy in 1919” by Carolin Liebisch is now freely available in our open access repository MENAdoc.
The text examines the activities of the young Turkish diplomat and nationalist Reşit Saffet during his stay in Switzerland at the beginning of 1919.
To the essay
The publication on MENAdoc keeps the article permanently accessible via permalink and makes it visible in catalogues worldwide.
Iranian manuscripts in Manichean script
A catalogue of the Iranian manuscripts in Manichean script in the German Turfan collection” von Mary Boyce, 1960 ist neu in unserer Open Access Sammlung MENAdoc.
Book on MENAdoc
The catalogue gives a complete list of the preserved Iranian fragments in a comprehensive system of individual signatures.