Database topics
Religious Studies; Jewish Studies; Islam and the Middle East
The ATLA Religion Database is a comprehensive database designed to support religious and theological scholarship in graduate education and faculty research. The file contains citations from international titles and 13,000 multi-author works in and related to the field of religion. It also includes a full range of index citations to journal articles, essays in multi-author works, book reviews, and Doctor of Ministry projects from ATLA's print indexes: Religion Index One (RIO), Religion Index Two (RIT), and Index to Book Reviews in Religion (IBRR). Though coverage is from 1949 to the present, not all publications began in 1949.
Database topics
General and Reference Works; Religious Studies; Jewish Studies; Islam and the Middle East; Ancient Greek and Roman Culture; African Studies; Medieval Studies
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource.
A collection of reference texts relating to religion, classical studies, and area studies.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Brockelmann Online will consist of both original volumes Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur (GAL) by Carl Brockelmann (1868-1956), as well as the three supplement volumes, including the indexes. It is full-text searchable.
Database topics
History; Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Provides full text online access to the complete 250-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; Government Information: International and Foreign; Islam and the Middle East; Jewish Studies; Religious Studies
The collection covers Middle Eastern history from 1812-1958; countries included are: Afghanistan, Egypt, Sudan, Persia, Suez Canal, Turkey, Jordan, Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Syria. The series originated out of a need for the British Government to preserve all of the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. Some of these were one page letters or telegrams -- others were large volumes or texts of treaties. All items marked 'Confidential Print' were circulated to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to heads of British missions abroad.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); African Studies; Political Science; Economics and Business; Government Information: International and Foreign; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; East Asia Studies; Religious Studies
This resource is a part of the larger IMF website. It contains IMF reports, including the IMF country reports series, and publications arranged alphabetically by country. Includes: annual meetings speeches; Article IV staff reports; heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) documents; joint staff assessments; joint staff advisory notes; International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) statements; letters of intent; news briefs; policy framework papers; poverty reduction strategy papers (PRSP); press releases; public information notices (PIN); staff papers; transcripts; surveys; and other publications.

7. Encyclopaedia Islamica [2007 - ]

Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Consists of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʼirat al-maʻārif-i buzurg-i Islāmī. Provides "entries on important themes, subjects and personages in Islam generally [and] ... offers the western reader an opportunity to appreciate the various dimensions of Shiʻi Islam, the Persian contribution to Islamic civilisation, and the spiritual dimensions of the Islamic tradition"--Home page.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
p. ; cm.
Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage is the first comprehensive, fully-researched and contextualised Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage, compiled in accordance with modern lexicographical methods by scholars who have a lifelong immersion in Qur'anic Studies. Based on Classical Arabic dictionaries and Qur'an commentaries, this work also emphasises the role of context in determining the meaning-scatter of each vocabulary item. Illustrative examples from Qur'anic verses are provided in support of the definitions given for each context in which a particular word occurs, with cross-references to other usages. Frequently occurring grammatical particles are likewise thoroughly explained, insofar as they are used in conveying various nuances of meaning in the text.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource
Collection contains all Arabic Koran editions printed in Europe before 1850, as well as all complete translations directly from the Arabic (until about 1860). Among the secondary translations, only those into German and Dutch are offered completely. Other translations will follow in the third installment, which will also feature several variants of the first published Latin translation of the Koran from 1543. Of the partial editions, only the typographically or academically most interesting ones are presented here. This collection is an integrated part of Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Qurʼan Online.
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
  • Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed.
  • Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd ed.
  • Encyclopédie de l'Islam (French version of the 2nd ed.)
  • Historical Atlas of Islam.
Online editions of several versions of the Encyclopedia of Islam.
Database topics
Feminist Studies; Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • v. 1. Methodologies, paradigms and sources
  • v. 2. Family, law and politics
  • v. 3. Family, body, sexuality and health
  • v. 4. Economics, education, mobility and space
  • v. 5. Practices, interpretations and representations
  • v. 6. Supplement & Index.
"Brill Academic Publishers is delighted to announce the publication of a major new multi-volume reference work, the 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures'. A unique collaboration of over 1000 scholars from around the world, the 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures' crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world. No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and breadth of coverage. 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures' is set to become an essential reference work for students and researchers in the fields of gender studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, as well as scholars of religion, history, politics, anthropology, geography and related disciplines.
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Green Library
Database topics
African Studies; Anthropology and Archaeology; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); East Asia Studies; Film and Media Studies; French and Italian Studies; Geography; Islam and the Middle East; Jewish Studies; Language; Music; Race and Ethnicity; Religious Studies; Slavic and Eastern European Studies; Social Sciences (General); Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.
Database topics
African Studies; Anthropology and Archaeology; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); East Asia Studies; Film and Media Studies; French and Italian Studies; Geography; Islam and the Middle East; Jewish Studies; Language; Music; Race and Ethnicity; Religious Studies; Slavic and Eastern European Studies; Social Sciences (General); Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Video
1 online resource
The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a collaborative effort to create a digital archive of ethnographic field video for use by scholars and instructors. The Project has been developed through the joint efforts of ethnographic scholars, archivists, librarians, technologists, and legal experts. Beyond the primary mission of digitally preserving ethnographic field video, the EVIA Project has also invested significantly in the creation of software and systems for the annotation, discovery, playback, peer review, and scholarly publication of video and accompanying descriptions.
Database topics
General and Reference Works; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
A bibliography of books and index of articles in periodicals on Islam and the Muslim world. Also includes reviews.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
A collection of electronic books in Arabic. The collection ranges from contemporary novels to national heritage scientific treatises.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource : HTML, PDF
"This is an electronic archive of books published 1820-1914 from Egypt, Syria and the Islamic World. With over 3,000 titles, this collection covers humanistic, intellectual and scientific fields. Subject categories include philosophy and theology, literature, arts, history and politics, including writings from Mahmoud Abdo, Gamal El Din El Afgahany and Rashid Reda."
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
1 online resource : color illustrations
Leiden University Library has a world famous collection of Middle Eastern Manuscripts. Its core collection is brought together by, among others, the Leiden Orientalists Joseph Justus Scaliger and Jacobus Golius. Included in the Scaliger collection are about a dozen manuscripts which belonged to Franciscus Raphelengius. These collections consist of extremely rare, sometimes unique, manuscripts.. The publication consists of 267 Arabic manuscripts in 303 volumes, amounting to 109.517 pages, in full-colour, images.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
1 online resource : color illustrations
This online publication consists of 140 volumes from the Warner Collection, totaling 45,809 pages of Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Persian texts. All these manuscripts were acquired by the great scholar Levinus Warner during his stay in Istanbul from 1644 until his death in 1665. This selection from the famous Warner Legacy to the Leiden University Libraries includes one autograph (Codex Orientalis 432), 10 unique manuscripts (Cod. Or. 498; 517; 801; 870; 1088; 1090; 1096; 1110; 1143; 1155; and 1175), and 11 manuscripts with unique parts (Cod. Or. 309; 333; 662; 697; 730; 765; 835; 870; 898; 917; and 923). Several manuscripts once belonged to famous owners; for example, Cod. Or. 1122 originates from the private library of the Ottoman polymath and historian Kâtib Çelebi (d. 1657). The collection also includes several of Warner's diaries with research notes in various languages.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
1 online resource : color illustrations
"This collection consists of 200 manuscripts with just over 300 works. In addition to 5 autographs, the highlights of the collection include: the earliest dated manuscript in the collection (Arab O. 013) a dated copy of a unique arrangement of a rare treatise written by al-Ṣāḅib Tāḡ al-Dīn (d. 707/1307) produced in the year of the author's death; two rare Mamluk treatises on horsemanship (Arab F.2); and an anonymous compilation (Arab O. 027) about the lives of the outstanding men who lived in Medina in the 12th/18th century."--Home page.
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Mideastwire.com offers a daily email newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing via the print, radio and television media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.