Category Archives: General

New resource – Al-Ahram Digital Archive and Afghan Serials Collection

We now have access to both the Al-Ahram Digital Archive and Afghan Serials Collection.

Founded in 1875, Al-Ahram (الأهرام‎) is one of the most prominent Arabic newspapers in the Middle East, with a legacy as Egypt’s most authoritative and influential national daily. Al-Ahram established itself as a high-quality journalistic venture during the mid-20th century reporting across the political, social, economic and cultural scope of the nation. After President Nasser nationalized the Egyptian press in 1960, readers generally considered the paper the de facto voice of the central government

The Afghan Serials Collection: Partisan Publications from the Wahdat Library is an essential collection of partisan serials from the Wahdat Library, the most comprehensive private collection of rare newspapers and journals from Afghanistan.

Japan Times Book Viewer, The

We have now access to The Japan Times Book Viewer.

The Japan Times Book Viewer allows users to search and view booklets and books. In addition to the previous Japan Times Archive, the Japan Times has begun to digitize and offer new content from the past editions of “Japan Illustrated”, “The Herald of Asia”, and the “Enthronement Number 1928”. The Bodleian Libraries has access to all the digital content available via this platform.

New resource – Verfasser-Datenbank: Autorinnen und Autoren der deutschsprachigen Literatur und des deutschsprachigen Raums: Von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart

The Verfasser-Datenbank (Database of Authors) includes the renowned standard reference works Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters, Deutscher Humanismus 1480–1520, Frühe Neuzeit in Deutschland 1520–1620, Frühe Neuzeit in Deutschland 1620–1720, and the Killy-Literaturlexikon. Based on over 20,000 articles, this online reference work provides comprehensive and reliable information about literary authors in the German-speaking world from the Middle Ages to the present.

Trial- Noorlib- (Until 29th August 2022)

We have now access to Noorlib – trial until 29th August 2022.

Noor Digital Library (Noorlib) is a full-text e-book database administered by the Computer Research Center of Islamic Sciences (CRCIS) in Iran. Noor Digital Library contains more than 88000 digitised book volumes from within the humanities, mostly in Arabic and Persian, with a particular focus on Islamic Studies.