The database provides access to detailed descriptions of – currently – more than 6,000 works as well as basic information on all Oriental manuscripts in the collections of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Access to digitised manuscripts in the “Digitale Sammlungen” is provided in many cases. Bibliographical information is given wherever possible in vernacular script and, additionally, in transliterated form according to the rules of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft ( DMG )