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Useful links of online sources for Arab and Islamic Studies

  • Arabic Papyrology Database

   http://orientw.uzh.ch/apd/project.jsp

  • ArchNet: an international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilizations

   www.archnet.org

  • Al-Azhar Library Online

   www.eulc.edu.eg/eulc/Libraries/?aspxerrorpath=/eulc/libraries/index.aspx

  • Basbakanlik: Archives of the Turkish Prime Ministry
          www.devletarsivleri.gov.tr/katalog/
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The Library of Alexandria hosts a number of digital collections and portals of relevance to Egyptian and Arab history
           www.bibalex.org/bacatalog/catalog_en.aspx?skin=default&lng=en
  • Eternal Egypt

    www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServlet

  • Cultnat: Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage, affiliated with Bibliotheca Alexandrina and supported by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology works to document the various aspects of Egypt's tangible and intangible cultural heritage as well as its natural heritage

   http://beta.cultnat.org/

  • Nasser Digital Archive:
          http://nasser.bibalex.org/
  • Sadat Digital Archive
          http://sadat.bibalex.org/
  • Conversations with History: UC Berkeley’s Harry Kreiseler’s series of interviews with leading historians and scholars
        http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/conversations/
  • Egyptian National Library and Archives:
          www.darelkotob.gov.eg/
  • Geniza Collections:
  • Geniza Online Database:
          www.lib.cam.ac.uk/Taylor-Schechter/GOLD/
  • Rylands Cairo Geniza
          www.library.manchester.ac.uk/specialcollections/collections/specialprojects/

  • Princeton Geniza Project
           www.princeton.edu/~geniza/
  • American University of Beirut
          http://ddc.aub.edu.lb/projects/jafet/manuscripts/

  • Cambridge Digital Library
           http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/islamic

  • Chester Beatty Library Seals Project

www.cbl.ie/islamicseals/

  • Islamic Manuscript Association
           www.islamicmanuscript.org/

  • Manuscript Center:
          http://www.manuscriptcenter.org/
  • Princeton University Library Digital Collections
           http://diglib.princeton.edu/xquery?_xq=getCollection&_xsl=collection&_pid=islamic
         http://library.princeton.edu/projects/islamic/index.html

  • The Yemeni Manuscript Digitization Initiative
           http://ymdi.uoregon.edu/
  • Mamluk Bibliography Online: a project of the Middle East Documentation Center at the University of Chicago, the aim of which is to compile comprehensive bibliographies of all primary sources relating to the Mamluk sultanate of Egypt and Syria, as well as all research and discussion--scholarly and popular--germane to the subject
           www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/mideast/mamluk/
  • Middle East Studies Association
           www.mesa.arizona.edu/
  • Al-Tafsir: A website devote to Qur’anic commentary and exegesis, established and maintained by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought of Jordan
          www.altafsir.com/
  • Thesaurus Islamicus: a charitable non-profit foundation which seeks to advance, support and promote the protection, preservation, study, and dissemination of the Islamic intellectual, cultural and artistic patrimony
          www.thesaurus-islamicus.org/index1.htm
  • The Sunna Project: International Hadith Study Association
          www.ihsanetwork.org/

  • Islamic Art Network
           www.islamic-art.org/
  • Warraq: Classical Arabic books online
          www.alwaraq.net/
  • WMFLDC: Women and Memory Forum Library and Documentation Center

The WMLDC electronic library serves as a gateway to information on women and gender studies, and to a number of cross-cutting themes and topics relevant to women and gender studies. It provides access to all electronic resources available for free, including access to our exclusive private collections of renowned female figures and grey literature.

Cairo-based research centers and libraries

  • NVIC 
  • Newsletter
  • IFAO 

           www.ifao.egnet.net

  • Newsletter link at the top of the page here
  • IDEO 

           www.ideo-cairo.org/sommaire.php?lang=en)

  • Newsletter *there's a link to subscribe at the bottom of the page*: 

          www.ideo-cairo.org/spip.php?article458&lang=en

  • German Archaeological Inst

          www.dainst.org/en/department/kairo?ft=all)

  • Calendar 

          www.dainst.org/en/calendar/2012-10?ft=all

  • ARCE 

          www.arce.org

  • MESA 

          www.mesa.arizona.edu/publications/newsletter/index.html

  • BRISMES 

          www.brismes.ac.uk

  • For transliteration and software issues 

          http://mamluk.uchicago.edu/keyboards/

          http://web.gc.cuny.edu/ijmes/pages/transliteration.html