Kotobarabia: Arab Leaders, Historians & Philosophers ebooks collection

Koto LogoThe University Library is pleased to announce that access to 5,000 ebooks in the Kotobarabia: Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers collection is now available for University of Cambridge users.

The Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection provides a compendium of early works of an astounding variety of disciplines from important Arab writers, spanning fields from feminism and social theory, to classics of literature, history, and the sciences. Includes works by the Four Imams of the Sunni Sect, the Al Azhar Modern Sheikhs, various authors of the Modern Arab Enlightenment, and rare works by the former Egyptian royal family.

Kotobarabia is the largest online provider of Arabic ebooks and one of the leading Arabic digitisation agencies in the world.

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Content is mainly in Arabic with metadata in both Arabic and transliteration, and you can search the platform in English, by author, title, subject and publisher.Titles can be printed and downloaded as PDFs, and users can create their own customised favourite title lists on the East View platform.

Searches in Arabic script are supported on the kotobarabia platform.

Titles are searchable in LibrarySearch and available both on and off campus (with a Raven login).