Basic Library Resources for Middle Eastern Studies
Basic Library Resources for Middle Eastern Studies

I. Guides to Research
Bacharach, Jere L.
A Middle East studies handbook. Rev. ed. of A Near East studies handbook, 1976.
(Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1984.)
DS61 .B3 1984 [RSCH; REF]

Day, Mark T.
Annotated Bibliography of Reference Sources for Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Indiana University Libraries
(Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Libraries. Office of the Librarian for Middle Eastern Studies. 1999).
URL: http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/meis-ceus/merefbib.htm

Geddes, C. L.
Guide to reference books for Islamic studies. Bibliographic series / American Institute of Islamic Studies.
(Denver, CO: American Institute of Islamic Studies, 1985.)
BP161.2 .G4 1985 [REF]

Auchterlonie, Paul, ed.
Introductory guide to Middle Eastern and Islamic bibliography. Middle East Libraries Committee research guides.
(Oxford: Middle East Libraries Committee, 1990).
Z3013 .I67 1990 [RSCH]

Pearson, J. D.
Oriental and Asian bibliography: an introduction with some reference to Africa.
(London: Lockwood, 1966).
Z7046 .P36 [RSCH; ALF]

Sauvaget, Jean.
Introduction to the history of the Muslim East: a bibliographical guide.
(Berkeley: University of California Press, 1965).
Z3013 .S262 [RSCH; ALF]

Silverburg, Sanford R.
Middle East bibliography. The Scarecrow area bibliographies 1.
(Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992).
Z3013 .S54 1992 [RSCH]

II. Electronic Indexes/Databases
Indexes Online via IUCAT/Databases Web Page

Reference and Full Text Resources on CD-ROM

III. Recommended Style Manuals
The Chicago manual of style, 15th ed.
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003).
Z253 .U69 2003 (Research Collections Reference Desk)

How to cite electronic resources

MLA handbook for writers of research papers, 6th ed.
(New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2003).
LB2369 .G53 2003 (Research Collections Reference Desk, Undergraduate Services, Education Library, Fine Arts Library, SLIS Library, HPER Library)

MLA style on the web

IV. Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Ljunggren, Florence , and Mohammed Hamdy.
Annotated guide to journals dealing with the Middle East and North Africa.
( Cairo, American University in Cairo Press, 1964).
Z3013 .L788 [RSCH; ALF]

V. Directories of Departments and/or Scholars
Directory of graduate and undergraduate programs and courses in Middle East studies in the United States, Canada, and abroad
Latest edition online

MESA Roster of Members: Middle East Studies Association of North America
Online MESA membership database