Periodicals

Periodicals

The library holds a comprehensive collection of periodicals, details as follows:
     1)- Periodicals in non-Euroepan languages comprising of : 163 titles in Arabic, 56 titles in Perisan and 54 titles in Turkish, amongst which some are current and some have ceased publications.   
The strength of the collection is the publications from late 19th and early 20th century.  Such examples are:i)- Servet-i Fünün, published in 1896, by the Turkish literary pioneer, Tevfik Fikret (1839-1918), under his pseudonym of Mehmed Tevfik; ii)-al-Manār, published in 1899 by Muhammad Abduh the Egyptian religious scholar and his Syrian disciple Rashid Reda; iii)-the Ottoman state publication of Takvim-i Vakay, published in 1831; iv)- and Kaveh, published by Malkum Khan, Persian intellectual activist during the Persian constitutional revolution in early 20th century. In addition, the collection includes mid-20th century publications on popular culture such as Roūz al-Yūsuf, al-Kawākib, and al-Ithnayn, to name but a few.  

The entire holding has been recorded on spread sheet, according to the language of the publications, including separate tab for each language.
Please clikfileneulanguages2016.xlsx  to see the complete list.
The collection is stored outhouse, therefore, a day advance order is required to give enough time to the library staff to transfer the periodical/s to the reading room.  Your request should include : title; shelfmark; year; volume and/or issue number.  Requests can be emailed to the MEC librarian : marialuisa.langella@sant.ox.ac.uk
Furthermore, the library reserves the right to decline a request if an item is either in fragile condition or is too large to handle. 

     2)-The library holds a large collection of 195 titles of closed journals, plus 14 current subscriptions, in European languages.  
The Universituy of Oxford is subscribed to electronic version of some of the MEC library periodical holdings.  Such titles have been highlighted on the list, where it applied. 
The entire holding has been recorded in alphabetical order, including separate tab for the characters.  There is also a tab for the library's current subscriptions.  
Please click on fileeulanguages2016.xlsx, to see the complete list.  
The collection is stored outhouse, therefore, a day advance order is required to give enough time to the library staff to transfer the periodical/s to the reading room.  Your request should include : title; shelfmark; year; volume and/or issue number.  Requests can be emailed to the MEC librarian : marialuisa.langella@sant.ox.ac.uk
Furthermore, the library reserves the right to decline a request if an item is either in fragile condition or is too large to handle.