Specialized Information Service Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies

University and States Library Saxony-Anhalt (Halle/Saale)

The SIS Jewish Studies cooperates with the » SIS Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies at » University and States Library Saxony-Anhalt (Halle/Saale), to provide additional resources on Israel / Palestine, the Middle east and North Africa. Our catalogue lists the specific holdings of the SIS Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies and thus gives access to literature from numerous countries in the MENA region.

This cooperation with the SIS Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies is based a long-standing agreement between the University Library J.C.S. and the University and State Library of Saxony-Anhalt on acquisitions strategies for resources on Israel, the Middle East and North Africa. While the SIS Jewish Studies acquires publications on Israel, Jewish history and culture of the mentioned regions in Hebrew, the SIS Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies acquires literature in Arabic or other regional languages beyond Hebrew within the scope of its profile.

About the SIS Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies

The SIS Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies sees itself as a partner for a number of smaller, philologically, religiously and regionally oriented disciplines that belong to the Oriental Studies. These include:

  • Islamic Studies
  • Islamic Theology
  • Oriental Christianity
  • Arabic Studies
  • Semitic Studies
  • Iranian Studies
  • Turcology
  • Armenology
  • Caucasian Studies

Regionally, our collection covers the following countries:

Egypt, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Eritrea, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Algeria, Yemen, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan (Republic of Sudan), Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, United Arab Emirates, West Sahara, Palestine