Thursday, December 22, 2011

MENAdoc Digital Library Update

As reported today (by email) in MENALIB Newsletter 5/2011
...Die erste Phase der Digitalisierung des vom SSG Vorderer Orient bearbeiteten DFG-Projekts SSG Vorderer Orient Digital ist abgeschlossen - die bisher digitalisierten Titel sind online einsehbar unter
The first part of the digitization project of the National Middle East Collection SSG Vorderer Orient Digital has been completed - digitzed titles can be viewed under

Das Projekt bietet inzwischen freien Zugang zu 2.033 digitalisierten Titeln zum Sammelschwerpunkt Vorderer Orient einschl. Nordafrika und Islam. Die Volltextsuche ueber lateinisch-schriftliche Inhalte wird z.Z. implementiert - ein PDF-download der Dokumente und die Volltextsuche ueber ausgewählte arabisch-schriftliche Inhalte der Serie Bibliotheca Islamica werden in den kommenden Wochen und Monaten ergaenzt.
The project website currently provides access to 2.033 digitized titles that are relevant for Middle East and Islamic studies. Fulltext searchability für Roman script materials is currently implemented - downloadable PDF versions of the documents and fulltext search for selected Arabic script titles of the series Bibliotheca Islamica will be added in the coming weeks and months...

Das SSG Vorderer Orient sammelt und erschliesst frei zugaengliche elektronische Volltexte zum Schwerpunkt Vorderer Orient - z.Z. stehen 2.851 Volltexte zur Lektuere bereit unter
The National Middle East collection also catalogs open access electronic fulltext materials - currently 2.851 fulltext documents are available - please go to -> Liste der Katalogisierten Titel -> List of catalogued titles 

Friday, December 16, 2011

Updates on the Middle East

Updates on the Middle East

Recent Reports, Proceedings, Analyses and Papers from the Internet on the Middle East & Africa, Islam and Related Issues. Selected and disseminated by Marion Gliksberg at the Library of the Mosht Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University.
Most recent issue: No. 214 , December 12, 2011

Dayan Center Bibliographical Database

The Dayan Center Bibliographical Database
the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

"The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies is an interdisciplinary research center devoted to the study of the modern history and contemporary affairs of the Middle East and Africa. The Center does not take positions or recommend policies. Through research, publications, conferences, documentary collections, and public service, it seeks to inform civil society and promote dialogue on the complexities of the ever-changing Middle East. In doing so, the Center hopes to advance peace through understanding.
Since 1979, the Library of the Moshe Dayan Center has electronically cataloged articles, pamphlets and occasional publications on the Middle East published in English, French, and Arabic. The catalog now consists of over 100,000 entries.
Searches are by title, author, keyword, or journal name. Results may be e-mailed back to the user. "

Open Access Journal: Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy

Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy
Frequency: Monthly
In English and Hebrew
"The Moshe Dayan Center has launched a monthly publication to expand its coverage of economic issues in the Middle East and North Africa. Iqtisadi ("economics" in Arabic) will offer several short, in-depth analyses of aspects of political economy and business in the region."

Iqtisadi: Middle East Economy
Paul Rivlin and Yitzhak Gal

No. 7 (English Version)

No. 7 (Hebrew Version)

November 2011

No. 6 (English Version)

No. 6 (Hebrew Version)

October 2011

No. 5 (English Version)

No. 5 (Hebrew Version)

September 15, 2011

No. 4 (English Version)

No. 4 (Hebrew Version)

July 17, 2011

No. 3 (English Version)

No. 3 (Hebrew Version)

June 15, 2011

No.1 (English version)

(מס' 2 עברית)

May 15, 2011

No. 1 (Hebrew version)

כרך 1, גיליון 1

April 1, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Open Access Journal: Bulletin: the Moshe Dayan Center

Bulletin : the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies
Merkaz Dayan le-ḥeḳer ha-Mizraḥ ha-Tikhon ṿe-Afriḳah (Universiṭat Tel-Aviv)
Publisher: Tel Aviv University
In English
Available from : No. 39- (2004-)

Open Access Newsletter: Middle East News Brief

Middle East News Brief
A weekly sample of news and opinions on current events from around the Middle East collected and published by the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies.
Started in : 2009
Frequency: Weekly

Most recent issue:

Middle East News Brief, December 15, 2011

In this issue: "Gingrich Folly, Arab Apathy" in Arab News (Jeddah); "We're Civil Society, Hear Us Roar" in Al-Masry Al-Youm (Cairo); "'Ideal Family' of New Turkey" in Hurriyet (Istanbul); and more.

MENB No. 37, December 15, 2011

Open Access Journal: Bibliographie nationale marocaine

Bibliographie nationale marocaine = al-Bībliyūghrāfiyā al-waṭanīyah al-maghribīyah
Published: Rabat : Bibliothèque Générale et Archives du Maroc
ISSN: 0483-7991
Started in: 1963-
Frequency : Annual

Years 1986-2006 are available in two parts:

For 2007 and after Moroccan national bibliography should be available in a new searchable version online. It will list all the physical formats: books, periodicals, audiovisual, maps and plans. However the link is broken at this time.

NB: If PDFs do not open with Firefox, try Internet Explorer.

Open Access OOP Publications of the Institut français du Proche-Orient

Institut français du Proche-Orient, collection : Publications épuisées de l'IFPO (Réf : IFrPO_pub_epuisee