Libraries & Spaces
New Databases on Trial
Arab e-Marefa - Produced by Marefa World Company for Digital Content in Jordan, this resource includes hundreds academic journals published by many of the Arab world’s most prestigious academic publishers.
Russian-Ottoman Relations Part 1: The Origins 1600-1800 - IDC Publishers, in cooperation with the National Library of Russia in St. Petersburg, now for the first time brings together a unique collection of rare primary sources on a vital and dynamic part of the history of Turkey, Russia, the Middle East and Western Europe.
Western Travellers in the Islamic World - This unique IDC collection offers a representative sample of 119 Western travelogues in English, French and German published until 1800, and 104 after that date. Predominantly covering the Ottoman Empire, the collection also stretches into Ethiopia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, North Africa and Iran.
China Digital Library - This collection includes a variety of e-content, including the majority of books published since the founding of the People's Republic of China, various newspapers of all levels in China, yearbooks, reference books, pictures and other characteristic resources.
VAST - VAST: Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video resource on the Web, including thousands of award-winning films in a wide range of disciplines, including Academy® and Emmy® winners, the most frequently used films for classroom instruction, newly-released films and archival material previously unavailable.