Electronic Resources

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Electronic Resources

Archival Resources




Electronic Journals

Complete list of journals

Near East

African Studies

South Asian Studies

Oriental Studies in general

Subscriptions of the ZMO (accessible by all computers of GWZ-Berlin)

Database / Electronic Bibliography

All autographs and original documents of the Höpp estate, which are in possession of ZMO, are catalogued in the database Kalliope. ZMO contributions to Höpp estate are mainly in the subjects of "Arabic world and National Socialism", "Muslims in Germany from the time of World War I to the nineteen-thirties", "Essad Bey". A substantial number of them are scanned copies of orginals. Above mentioned data and various other documents of the Höpp estate, e.g. excerpts of scientific papers, can be accessed in our Catalogue for archival resources. In several cases the scanned pictures of the documents are not made accessible by descriptions / keywords yet, but you can gain access if you type the number of the archive box in the search fild of the catalogue for archival resources. As well you will find here 7727 titles (a total of 57 boxes) of the Krüger estate library files which have already been processed by computer. Cataloguing of the remaining files is in progress.

Databases of the german special subject collections, e.g. online contents of the special subject collections Middle East / North Africa, Southasia, East- and Southeast Asia, cultural anthropology, history, contemporary history, political science (accessible by all computers of GWZ-Berlin)

Index islamicus : all yearbooks 1906-2005 ; ... additional records from 2006 (accessible by all computers of ZMO-Berlin: via Start / Alle Programme / Brill Electronic / Index islamicus)

The Guided Islamic E-Library for Comparative Religion
الأديان لمقارنة الإسلامية المهتدين مكتبة

Arabic Union Catalogue


National Licences

for different online resources concerning the humanities (accessible by all computers of GWZ-Berlin)

Electronic Encyclopaedia

The Encyclopaedia of Islam, Volumes I-XII (accessible by all computers of ZMO-Berlin allowing 1 to 5 concurrent users to access the product simultaneously: via Start / Alle Programme / Brill Electronic / Encyclopaedia of Islam)

Open Access (examples)

Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR)

Africa Spectrum

Alphabetical list of open access journals in Middle Eastern studies

Année du Maghreb

Archiv orientální

Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals

MENAdoc (DFG Specialised Information Service for Middle East, North African and Islamic Studies)

Middle East - Topics & Arguments (META)

Persee revues scientifiques

SSG Vorderer Orient digital

SWP Research Papers (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Deutsches Institut für Internationale Politik und Sicherheit, Berlin)

Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft ZDMG

Zeitschrift für Indologie und Iranistik, Leipzig 1922-1936

Zeitschrift für Semitistik und verwandte Gebiete, Leipzig 1922-1935

Unesco publications

University of California Press books on Middle Eastern Studies & Islam