Oriental Department

Catalogues of Oriental manuscripts

Most of the printed catalogues of Oriental manuscripts in the Staatsbibliothek were published in two monograph series:

  • Die Handschriften-Verzeichnisse der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin (23 volumes, 1853-1914)
  • Verzeichnis der Orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland (VOHD; at present 111 volumes of catalogues and 49 supplementary volumes, since 1961)
  • Survey of the groups of special materials in the Oriental Department according to shelf numbers
  • Published catalogues listed by languages