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The Middle East and North Africa since World War I

How to use this guide

Welcome to the Tisch Library guide to resources for The Middle East and North Africa since World War I. Use the table of contents to find definitions, topic overviews, books, articles, and more that will help you with your research.

Getting to know your topic

Reference sources provide overviews of topics and descriptions of concepts and ideas. You can use this type of source to help narrow your research topic, find data to support your thesis, and identify keywords and main ideas to use as search terms.

 
  • CREDO Reference
    798 online reference resources from numerous publishers. This reference resource can be searched by individual title, broad subject headings, cross-references, audio and images.
  • Brill Online Reference Works
    Offers online access to books and journals in the fields of History, Classical Studies, Middle East and Islamic Studies, International Relations, Law, Asian Studies, Biblical Studies, African Studies, Jewish Studies, Language and Linguistics, Religious Studies
  • Oxford Reference
    Provides web access to 100 major Oxford University Press dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in the humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, science, technology and medicine, the performing arts, and religion. Works can be searched separately or across the entire databases. Includes over 1.5 million entries.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.