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Brill Online Reference Works This link opens in a new windowA collection of reference works published by Brill. The collection includes, but is not limited to the following titles: Brill Dictionary of Religion; Encyclopaedia Islamica; Encyclopaedia of Islam :First edition & Second edition; Encyclopaedia of Judaism; Encyclopaedia of the Quran; Encyclopaedia of Women and Islamic Cultures; and Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics.
Availability: Full-text and bibliographic citations
Date Coverage: Varies
Cambridge Histories online This link opens in a new windowAn e-book collection bringing together over 260 volumes from the Cambridge Histories series. Volumes are grouped into topics and cover over 15 different subject areas, including: American history, British history, economic history, general history, history of science, language and linguistics, literary studies, music, philosophy, religious studies, theatre studies and performing arts.
Coverage: Complete collection till end of 2021
Cambridge Companions This link opens in a new windowThe complete collection of companions published by Cambridge University Press.
The Cambridge Companions Platform offers four collections:
The Complete Companions
The Companions to Literature and Classics
The Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture
The Companions to Music
Date Coverage: Complete collection till end of 2021
Oxford Islamic Studies Online (3 simultaneous users ) This link opens in a new windowA comprehensive online resource covering the history and culture of Islam. The main content features major Oxford reference works. The database covers global Islamic history, politics, faith, culture, customs, and more. In addition to reference entries, the database contains biographies, primary documents, book chapters, interpretation and concordance of the Qur'an, images, maps, and timelines.
Date Coverage: Current
A comprehensive online resource covering the history and culture of Islam.
The main content features major Oxford reference works such as Oxford Dictionary of Islam, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, and Oxford History of Islam. The database covers global Islamic history, people, politics, faith, concepts, practice, culture, customs, and much more. In addition to reference entries, the database contains biographies, primary documents, book chapters, interpretation and concordance of the Qur'an, images, maps, and timelines. It includes a "Learning Resources" area featuring study and teaching aids for the exploration of the field of Islamic studies in general. It has powerful search capabilities and can be searched by Era, topics, country, region, branch of Islam, name, birth, death, profession, movements, schools, and document type.
Taylor & Francis eBooks This link opens in a new windowThis e-book collection provides online access to over 10,000 selected academic books published by Taylor & Francis, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, and approximately 15,000 titles published by CRC Press in science, technology, engineering, and medicine.
Date Coverage: Varies
Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics This link opens in a new windowA comprehensive encyclopedia covering all relevant aspects of the study of Arabic language.
The encyclopedia addresses both the external and the internal history of the language, as well as the structural analysis of the different varieties of the language, the interaction between varieties in mixed levels, the linguistic contacts between Arabic and other languages, and much more.
Date Coverage: 2011
Some special features of the encyclopedia are the inclusion of dialect sketches of more than 40 dialects, linguistic profile that sketches the sociolinguistic and dialectological make-up of Arabic-speaking countries.
Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition This link opens in a new windowThe encyclopedia offers access to 9,000 articles and reflects the first highly international collaboration of scholars in this field.
The scope of the Encyclopedia of Islam First Edition Online is philology, history, theology and law until early 20th century.
The encyclopedia was originally published in print between 1913 and 1936.
Date Coverage: 1913-1936
The demand for an encyclopaedic work on Islam was created by the increasing (colonial) interest in Muslims and Islamic cultures during the nineteenth century.
Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition This link opens in a new windowA comprehensive reference work on the Islamic world. It contains the entire text of volume I to XII of the printed edition. It includes articles on famous Muslim personalities, tribes and dynasties, Islamic crafts, political and religious institutions, ethnography, history, monuments of the major towns and cities and much more. It contains articles, figures, drawings, genealogical tables, maps, and biographies.
Date Coverage: 1954-2004
Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE This link opens in a new windowCovers a wider range of disciplines and methodologies than the 2nd edition with new articles reflecting the diversity of current scholarship.
The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century, attention to Muslim minorities all over the world, full attention to social science as well as humanistic perspectives.
Date Coverage: 2007 to present
Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān This link opens in a new windowA comprehensive multi-volume work on the Qur'an published in a Western language. This is an encyclopedic dictionary of qur'anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur'anic studies. Whenever possible English language entry is used rather than transliterated terminology.
Coverage: 2005 to present
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