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Clay tablets dating back thousands of years moved: ‘From receipts to the oldest literary works’
How do you move 3,000 fragile clay tablets that date back thousands of years? This was the challenge faced by staff from the Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO). After years of preparation, the Liagre Böhl collection has been moved on trolleys to its new home.
Earliest Middle Eastern Manuscript Collections in Leiden Now Available in Open Access
Several of the most important manuscript collections in the Leiden University Libraries (UBL) Special Collections, comprising 443 extremely rare and often unique volumes, have been made available in Open Access via Digital Collections. The available manuscript collections include the private collections…
Yemen Amsterdam Library now available
The Yemen Amsterdam Library, or Maktabat al-Yaman al-Amstirdāmīyah, of eminent Yemen specialist Dr C.G. Brouwer has now been fully integrated in the collections of Leiden University Libraries (UBL). Books and other documents from the collection are now available for loan via the UBL Catalogue.
Modern Arabic titles in catalogue searchable in Arabic script
Modern Arabic titles in the catalogue of Leiden University Libraries (UBL) can now also be consulted in original Arabic script. Taking away the need to transliterate titles, has made searching for Arabic source materials in the catalogue much easier and more efficient for users.
Work in progress on footbridge between UB and Cluster Zuid
New Cluster Zuid building is taking shape
A lot has happened at Cluster Zuid since the highest point of the building was reached in December. See the photo report below.
LUCIS Summer School 2022 | Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim World
Course, LUCIS Summer School