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Orient Reference Library

The collections of the reference library relating to the Orient amount to around 8,000 volumes of reference works. They are shelved according to regions and the subjects Islam studies and Hebraic/Jewish studies. ( shelving system)
 
All items belonging to the Oriental collection are searchable in the  OPACplus.
 
The unbound issues of Oriental periodicals in the original languages are available in the East Reading Room. Most periodicals in the original languages are acquired in a bound state and are searchable in the OPACplus.
 
The following catalogues of the overall holdings of the Oriental collection and of the reference library can be consulted in the reading room:
  • Arabic title catalogue from around 1700 to 1981 (in original script), incomplete
  • Yiddish catalogue of authors and titles from 1953 to 1981 (in original script)
  • Hebrew catalogue of authors and titles from 1953 to 1981 (in original script)
  • Persian catalogue of authors and titles from 1953 to 1981 (in original script)
  • Turkish catalogue of authors from 1953 to 1981
  • Alphabetic and subject catalogue India/ Tibet
  • Shelf register Middle East
  • Shelf register India/ Tibet