About Muteferriqa trial access Our Libraries

Dear users,

Muteferriqa, which offers versatile discovery opportunities, including full-text search, in nearly 35,000 Ottoman Turkish printed books and 1,470 periodicals, is available for trial access until 16.11.2023.

For more information: https://muteferriqa.com

Access address: https://portal.muteferriqa.com/

*You can only access it from within the institution.

About Muteferriqa:

• Periodicals Collection: Approximately 1,500 titles, 96,000 issues, 1 million pages

• Book Collection: Nearly 35,000 books, approximately 6 million pages

• Both full text and metadata are searchable in Arabic and Latin-based scripts. For example, to search for the keyword "sculpture", users can type "statue" in English, "heykel" in Turkish, or "هيكل" in Ottoman Turkish.

• Images of both collections can be queried and viewed independently. Users can search images using image descriptions or image category tags regarding the content of the images; they can also discover new images based on image similarity.

• Language support for Turkish and English in Latin script makes the trove of Ottoman printed sources accessible to those who cannot read old script texts and who do not know Turkish at all.

• You can search and read in your preferred language.

Dear Library Users,

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