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Middle Eastern Studies


اهلا و سهلا بكم

Welcome to the UTK Middle Eastern Studies research guide!

The tabs above organize various resources offered through the Libraries. 

If you have any questions or would like help with your research, please contact Allison Sharp (information below).

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Begin your search by clicking here.

Note: Some materials can be found using Arabic script, but for a more thorough search use Roman letters. 

For Arabic language books / E-books:               

On the Advanced Search screen select Arabic as the language.
Enter a search term (use words that you'd like to find in the book title, or, if you'd like a very broad search use a very common word, e.g., al)

For Arabic literature translated into English: 

Possible subjects to search…

Arabic literature
Modern Arabic literature
Arabic literature – Africa, North – History and Criticism
Arabic literature – Jordan
Arabic literature – Spain—Andalusia—History and Criticism
Arabic prose literature
Arabic prose literature—20th Century
Children’s literature, Arabic
Arabic literature—translations into English

If you can't find what you're looking for through the UTK Libraries system, try the catalog below:             

Associate Professor, Learning, Research, & Engagement Librarian

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Middle Eastern Music