This page aims at providing very brief information on vendors that provide library
materials from the Middle East. Those who wish to have further comments on
experiences with them are invited to subscribe to the listserv where membership is by approval.
For this, please send a request message stating your affiliation to .

Vendors themselves or librarians working with them who wish to contribute to this page are welcome to write to the secretary of MELCom International with their suggestions.
You may click on the name of the vendor and access its website (if there is one) for
more information or contact the electronic address provided.
Names of vendors will follow in alphabetical order of the company’s name as some of them cover more than one country and/or more than one language.

Based in Cambridge, Mass. (USA), Dar Mahjar is a bookseller that specializes in
providing items from North Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya) either by way of
blanket orders based on a profile defined in advance, or specific orders for publications.
All languages of publication (Arabic, Berber, French, English) are provided.
Communication in English.
Contact information : Fawzi Abdulrazaq

East View offers resources in print and online from all countries in the region. Whether
e-books in Arabic, print subscriptions from Egypt and Turkey, or scholarly online
resources from Iran, our goal is to make the acquiring of resources from the Middle East
effortless, while ensuring smooth access and support.
Contact information :

Sweden based, both walk in bookshop and vendor for all over the world, provides books,
films, sound, digital and electronic material.
Contact information : Mehdi Rahimzade

With its offices in Berlin and London, they supply new and antiquarian publications,
maps and atlases, e-resources for Middle-East and Islamic studies.
Contact information :

With an office in France, Iranfarhang provides books and periodicals in Persian
language as well as other media.
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A book and periodical provider from Turkey in all languages. They take orders in
English or in French. You may ask for their quarterly selections.
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Specialist of rare and out of print books on the Middle East and related areas.

Based in Cairo, Leila Books is a bookseller and subscription agent that accepts orders
for publications in all languages from the Arab world. Communication in English and
Contact information :

With its staff mastering both French and English, Libra Books provides both books and
non book materials from Turkey and The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, in all the
languages published there. They provide monthly selections.
Contact information :

Is a publisher of full-text searchable electronic databases of scholarly, professional and
peer-reviewed documents from the Arab World.
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Provides all formats of library material available in Iran.
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Editeur et libraire basé à Paris. Publisher and bookshop providing books from Iran and
on Iran to libraries everywhere.
Contact :

Noorsoft Europe Service offers the following databases:

Noormags Specialized Magazine Database is a database of research papers
in Islamic sciences and the humanities with 1,500,000 articles by more than
594,000 authors and adding more than 100,000 articles per year in Arabic,
Persian and European languages.

Noorlib Specialized Library Database is a database of books in Islamic
sciences and the humanities in various languages with over 98,000 volumes
of books by more than 40,000 authors and adding more than 5,000 volumes per

Contact for info and free trial subscriptions:

Out of print and all available material published in Israel in all the languages (Hebrew,
English, Arabic, Russian…)
Contact information :

Books from Iran and from the Arab world. Mohammad Sadjadi (based in Teheran)
works in cooperation with his sister Lili Gruebel (based in Munich). They provide books
in Persian and Arabic, based on a profile defined in advance.
Contact information :