Columbia University Middle East and Islamic Studies Library Guide
Harvard Library Guide for CMES and NELC Students
The University of Texas at Austin Center for Middle Eastern Studies Publications and Electronic Resources
The American University in Cairo Middle East Studies Library Research Guide
Arabic Language Resources
A University of Texas at Austin website designed for students and teachers of Arabic. This site provides listening materials and accompanying activities for various levels of proficiency.
Arabic Verb Conjugation Chart
A quick PDF reference guide to Arabic verb conjugation.
Arabic Verb Forms Chart
A quick PDF reference guide to first ten verb forms as classified by Hans Wehr.
Arabic Language and Linguistics (E-Book)
Includes recent research in Arabic linguistics from a theoretical point of view, including computational linguistics, syntax, semantics and historical linguistics.
Basic Arabic words with English meaning
It’s always a good idea to familiarise yourself with the local language, which in the case of Egypt is Arabic.
Global Language Online Support System
Lessons developed by the Defense Language Institute for independent learners.
Database of authentic Arabic TV broadcasts
International Journal of Middle East Studies
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies
Arab Studies Journal
Middle East Quarterly
Resources on the Quran and Islam
Encyclopedic dictionary of Quranic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on important themes and subjects within quranic studies.
Encyclopedia of the Quran
Listen to Quran recitation and translation in Arabic, English and Urdu.
English translation of the Quran by Abdullah Yusuf Ali.
The Quran: Translation
Spans Islamic history from the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islamic ideals, through Islam’s geographical expansion and cultural development, to the creation of modern states and its role in today’s global society.
The Quran: A Brief History
An independent ezine produced by the Arab Studies Institute (ASI). Jadaliyya combines local knowledge, scholarship, and advocacy with an eye to audiences in the United States, the Arab world, and beyond. Posts are published in both Arabic and in English.
Provides expert commentary on wide-ranging issues in the Arab world. Combines business coverage and regional analysis with current affairs, cultural and lifestyle features.
The Middle East Magazine
A non-partisan news site produced by Foreignpolicy.com. It is edited by Marc Lynch of George Washington University and the Project on Middle East Political Science, Daniel Levy, and Leila Hilal.
The Middle East Channel
Documents the events in Northern Africa and the Middle East starting in January 2011. Content includes blogs, social media and news sites.
Archive-It: North Africa and the Middle East 2011-2012
A digital archive that focuses on Western interactions with the Middle East. Includes images, texts, maps, geographical information systems, and research and teaching guides.
Travelers in the Middle East
A chronology of 19th-century periodicals in Arabic.
BBC Middle East
Carnegie Middle East Center
Brookings Middle East and North Africa
Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Program
Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies