Database of Iranian E-Books

With its text-image database Noorlib the Computer Research Center of Islamic Sciences (CRCIS) in Iran provides specialized literature in the field of Islamic studies.

To the Database

The database offers a wide range of search- and display-options and currently comprises over 48,000 titles in over 70,000 volumes in the subject areas Islam, Persian literature, Arabic literature, history, geography, social sciences, art and philosophy.

Bibliography and citations can be exported to BibTeX, Endnote and Zetero.

Modes of Access

Our Specialized Information Services has arranged a test period for our circle of users until 25 January 2022. In case of positive feedback, we would consider a permanent license.


The download of PDFs has been limited for the test period. However, it is still possible to view the documents in the website’s PDF viewer.

Modes of Access

Access is available to members of the institutions of our circle of users until the 25 January 2022. Authentication is based on the IP numbers of the respective network.

A VPN or other remote connection is required when working in the home office. If access via remote connection is not possible you can log in as a single user.