FID Licences

Electronic Products for the Academic Community

DFG LogoThe Specialized Information Service Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies provides access to electronic products such as databases, e-books and e-journals that are subject to licensing.

Depending on the demand and the licence agreement, these products are available to a subject-specific circle of users or to all German research institutions.

The licenses are funded by the German Research Foundation.

Trial Access

These products are provided for a limited period of time to be evaluated by the academic community. We need your feedback as a mandate, for or against the acquisition of a permanent license.

  • Cumhuriyet

    Digital Archive of the Influential Turkish Daily Newspaper The archive contains all available issues from 1980 - 2019. Digitisation of all available newspapers from 1924 onwards is planned. ...
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  • Al-Ahram (الأهرام)

    Digital Archive of the Egyptian Newspaper The archive contains all available issues of the important and influential newspaper from Egypt from 1875 - 2018. ...
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Licenced Products

These products are made permanently available by the Specialized Information Service Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies.

  • Kavkaz

    The newspaper Kavkaz (Caucasus) was published during 1846-1918. It was the first Russian-language newspaper in the Caucasus, published in Tiflis (Tbilisi), Georgia. ...
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  • Social Movements, Elections, Ephemera

    Election related material from the countries of the former Soviet Union The collection "Social Movements, Elections, Ephemera" provides an extensive pool of primary sources on elections and political movements in the countries of the former Soviet Union ...
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  • Afghan Serials Collection

    Rare Newspapers and Journals from Afghanistan The Afghan Serials Collection is anessential collection of partisan serials from the Wahdat Library, the most comprehensive ...
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  • Russian Islamic Studies

    Topical Russian newpspapers and academic journals on Islam ...
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  • Al Manhal Islamic Studies E-Book Collection

    We have licensed the "Islamic Studies E-Book Collection" of the Arabic provider Al Manhal for German research. The collection includes 2,035 e-books about Islamic law, Islamic studies and Islamic theology mainly written in Arabic. ...
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Licence Services

  • Acquisition Request

    Is there a book, a journal or access to a database not yet available in Germany? Please make a acquisition request. ...
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