Middle Eastern Culture and Language Research Guide
MIDDLE EASTERN CULTURES AND LANGUAGES
To search for books on Middle Eastern Cultures and Languages, go to “Search Library Catalog” on the left side of the Library webpage. Use “Advanced Search” and put in your search terms (“Middle Eastern” and “Culture” or “Language). Be aware that you may have to use synonymous terms in order to retrieve better results. The call numbers will vary depending on the country and the subject. For example, some results are:
Syria : society, culture, and polity / edited by Richard T. Antoun and Donald Quataert DS92.3 .S97 1991
Popular culture and nationalism in Lebanon : the Fairouz and Rahbani nation / Christopher Stone ML3502.L43 S76 2008
The Oxford English-Hebrew dictionary / in collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies PJ4833 .09 1996
To search for articles, go to “FDU Online Library” on the left side of the Library Webpage. The databases are arranged by subject as well as alphabetically. Some effective websites are:
World Geography and Culture Online
ProQuest Research Library
Academic Search Premier
From the database, you can use Advanced Search to enter search terms. Remember to check boxes to limit your search to full text and scholarly or peer reviewed articles. You can also limit your search by date.
Remember: When searching online, check “About Us” to find out the authorship of the website. Don’t take it’s authority for granted.