Finding Literature

The following catalogs are integrated on the homepage of the SUB Göttingen (short explanations of the catalogs)

  • NEW: GöDiscovery (Direktlink)
  • Göttingen University Catalogue (GUK
  • GBV Union Catalogue (GVK
  • Electronic Journals Library (EZB
  • Databases [German user interface] (DBIS

For the FID Central Asia, the GUK and the GVK are particularly recommended, as they can also be searched for language codes and keywords.

In addition, it is possible to search for titles in the WorldCat, which integrates even more libraries than the GVK.

Notes on our Collection from Central Asia and Siberia, Mongolian and Tungus Literature

Relevant collections of Uighur and Mongolian literature...

...can be found at the SUB Göttingen (FID Central Asia) as well as at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SBB PK/FID Asia). They can be searched via the Common Library Network (GBV).

Find  here information on how to search.

List of New Acquisitions 

Inform yourself monthly (starting from August 2011) about the new acquisitions of CASSIB on Central Asia - Altaic Studies / Siberian and Paleo-Asian Languages (East and Central Asia).

Transliteration and Transkriptions

Please find here information on transliteration and transkription systems for Mongolian. For classical Mongolian we refer accordingly to the international standard: Mostaert-Vladimirtsov System. 

Download PDF for  classical Mongolian  and Oirat. 

Download PDF for Uyghur

Download PDF for cyrillic scripts  used in our regions

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The Central Asia collection of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin uses its own transliteration sytems, which are explained here.