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Near–East Collection

Near East collection is a unique feature of this library. Its 105.000 volumes constitute a rich resource on all aspects of Near Eastern Civilizations, with major emphasis on the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic. The collection also features works on the Hittite, Byzantine, Urartu and Armenian history, arts, literature and social sciences in general as well as a wide collection of books on Islam.

All materials in this section are on closed shelf status. BU faculty and graduate students are allowed access to this section. Other users must request materials from the staff. Loans and returns of materials in this collection are handled by the staff in this section.