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Middle Eastern Studies Guide

A Guide for resources in the area of Middle Eastern Studies

Middle East Studies

Middle Eastern Studies is the field of research on all aspects of the Middle East, including Cultural, Languages, Literature, Political, Social and Geographical systems. 

Queens College has a major in Middle Eastern Studies, as part of it's Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures Department

Other Guides you might want to look at would include: Arabic

Faculty who want a more General Introduction on on using all of our Library Resources can view our guides For Faculty.


This Guide is to help you develop a knowledge on a topic of your choice and how to conduct research.

Use the tabs above to navigate within this guide.

Reference: Will give you a place to start your research and how to get background information on your subject.

Books: How to search our catalog to find monographic material on your subject.

Videos: Is where you can find both streaming videos and DVDs in our collections

Databases (Articles): What are the best Databases and journals for your subject.

Internet Resources: Societies, Blogs and Collections on the Open Web

New to the Collections:  Titles added to the collection recently


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