Research Guides

Islamic Studies


Collection Description
The purpose of this collection is to guide undergraduate and graduate students in the area of Islam, including the historical, religious, artistic, and contemporary social issues shaping the religion. Special geographical coverage is given to the rise of Islam in the ancient Near East, however, the collection includes resources on Islam in the USA and the West. The collection includes open access sources and library materials available in a variety of formats such as databases, maps, and books. Please contact Shatha Baydoun, Liaison Librarian, for an individual research consultation or for more information about Islamic resources in the library.
                         
          Folio from the Quranic verse Surat al-Kahf (The Cave) with both Arabic and interlinear Persian (circa 1400-1525) from the Library of Congress
 

Shatha Baydoun

Primary Sources
Islam: History and Teaching
Secondary Sources
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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Shatha Baydoun

Research Tools and Databases
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Shatha Baydoun

Select Books
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Shatha Baydoun


Dome of the Rock (circa 687-692) from ARTstor
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Al-Idrisi and His World Map (1154) from Medievalists.net
 

Maps and Atlases

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