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Branch Library

Middle East / Ethnology (Ha 1)

The branch library Middle East / Ethnology offers extensive holdings from the MENA region and also takes care of the library belonging to the German Oriental Society.

Current Information

Introductions for first-semester students

Introductions for first-semester students take place within the framework of the degree programmes Arabic Studies/Islamic Studies and Ethnology as part of propaedeutics. The dates and form of training are announced in the courses.

 

Note: The ULB additionally offers a wide range of online tutorials → on various topics, which are accessible at any time.

Information about the Branch Library

The branch library Middle East / Ethnology is comprised of monographs, journals and other media relating to:

 

  • Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Christian East and Byzantium
  • Ethnology

 

In addition, the ULB maintains the DFG-funded Specialised Information Service Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies (FID), which is located in the branch library Middle East / Ethnology and continuously acquires new publications relevant for research from the so-called MENA region (Middle East / North Africa).

 

Furthermore, the ULB takes care of the library of the German Oriental Society (DMG) incorporated in the branch library, which contains considerable historical holdings, including scholars’ estates on various areas of Oriental studies (especially Arabic studies, Semitic studies, Islamic studies and Indology).

Overview

News

Closure May 19th and 20th

Weiterlesen

Lending of storage cabinets

Weiterlesen

FID Roadshow

Weiterlesen

Subjects / Focus

Islamic Studies, Oriental Christianity, Arabic Studies, Iranian Studies, Turkology, Semitic Studies, Ethnology, Armenian Studies, General Oriental Studies, other subjects represented by members of the German Oriental Society as well as the additional focal points listed in the collection profile of the Specialised Information Service Middle East, North Africa, and Islamic Studies.

Click on the links above for more in-depth information.

Contact

Branch Library Middle East / Ethnology (Ha 1)

Postal Address:

 

Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
Zweigbibliothek Vorderer Orient / Ethnologie (Ha 1)
06098 Halle (Saale)

GERMANY

Opening Hours

Opening Hours of the Branch Library (Ha 1)

Lesesaalbenutzung:

  • Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sat - Sun closed

The lending of ordered media takes place at the circulation desk of the Branch Library Steintor-Campus (Ha 18).

Stacks Holdings (Ha 1)

Retrieval Mon – Fri from the closed stacks of the branch library Ha 1.

  • Order Provision
  • until 08:00 from 11:00 onwards
  • after 08:00the next working day

Lending takes place in the Branch Library Steintor-Campus (Ha 18) from Monday to Friday.

Subject Specialists

Dr. Volker Adam

Head Librarian of the Branch Library; Subject Specialist for Oriental Archaeology, Ethnology, Indology, Islamic Studies, Caucasian Studies, General Oriental Studies, South Asian Studies, Turkology, Folklore and Ethnology

Susanne Reich

Subject Specialist for Arabic Studies, Jewish Studies, Semitic Studies

Laila Guhlmann

Responsible for the Library of the German Oriental Society

Reza Zanganeh

Iranian Studies

Elham Monazam Ebrahimpoor

Iranian Studies

Employees

FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies, Project Staff
Subject Specialist, FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies
Subject Specialist, Media Processing - Monographs Print
FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies, Media Processing - Monographs Print
FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies, Project Staff
Media Processing - Monographs Print
Subject Specialist
FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies, Project Staff
Subject Specialist, FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies
Subject Specialist, FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies
FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies, Project Staff

Library Appointee

Prof. Dr. Ralf Elger (Arabic Studies/ Islamic Studies)
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Horn (Oriental Christianity)
Thomas Götzelmann (Ethnology)

Accessibility

Barrier-free...

Access to the higher ground floor possible via an external lift
Should the lift be needed, please ring the bell at the gate in Karl-Liebknecht-Straße
"All Gender" and wheelchair accessible toilet on the ground floor

Events

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Workplaces

30
Workplaces
2
PC - Workplaces
30
Ports for laptops are available

Equipment

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Storage Cabinets

Valuer/ Payment Machine

Location

The payment machine is located in the foyer on the ground floor.

 

You can use the following cards for the revaluer: EC card or giro card

Subject-Specific Resources