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Arab and Middle Eastern Studies: Home

This guide is intended to help you know more about Library and Internet resources in the area of Arab and Middle Eastern Studies. Use this guide as your starting point, come to the Library or Ask a Librarian for more resources and help.

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This guide is intended to help you find:

  • Resources for the study the Middle East in medieval, modern and current times.  
  • Encyclopedias, books, journal articles, news sources and other. 
  • E-resources, print resources, and trustworthy Internet sites and resources.

 Use the tabs to navigate through the pages of the guide.

Getting Started

Step 1: Identify and Develop your Topic
            Decide on the topic you would like to study. Try to answer the what, why, who, where and when 
            questions in relation to your topic. 

Step 2: Find Background Information in Reference Sources

Step 3: Find out what has already been written on your topic in articles, and books.

Step 4: Consider other types of materials that might support your research
For more thorough research, go beyond books and articles to identify information in other formats, 
            such as news, theses, country information, government documents 
theses, and more.

Step 5: Cite your sources correctly


Reference and Instruction Librarians help you search and find information using library and internet resources.
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