Islamic Heritage Project

Related Links

The selection of web sites listed on this page is intended for use by researchers, teachers, students, or anyone interested in exploring other digitized collections of Islamic materials.

"The Afghanistan Digital Library will retrieve and restore works published in Afghanistan between 1870 and 1930; the long-term objective is to collect, catalogue, digitize and provide access to as many of this period’s publications as possible."

UCLA Digital Library initiative to digitize a large number of complete manuscripts, to create tools to support a "virtual research environment" for Near Eastern manuscripts, and to create an Open Archives Initiative-based service for access to Near Eastern collections worldwide.

Site moderated by Jan Just Witkam, Professor of Paleography and Codicology of the Islamic world in Leiden University. Includes bibliography and digitized modern books and articles in Islamic manuscript studies.

"CLIR-sponsored, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded project to catalog an digitize 1,250 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish from the 8th to the 20th centuries (CE)."

"Features 32 manuscripts from the Mamma Haidara Commemorative Library and the Library of Cheick Zayni Baye of Boujbeha, both in Timbuktu, Mali."

200 digitized manuscripts from Princeton University’s collection of 9,500 Islamic manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and other languages of the Muslim world.

Large collection of hundreds of digitized manuscripts of the Shahnama, thousands of images, and thousands of records of paintings, all managed by a sophisticated database that provides powerful search and browse functions.

"An international non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting Islamic manuscript collections and supporting those who work with them."

Digitized copies from the J. Willard Marriott Library's collection of 770 Arabic documents on papyrus and more than 1,300 Arabic documents on paper.