Research Guides In Middle East Studies
Early Egyptian Newspapers
and Periodicals at Penn
A list of titles and holdings for pre-1919 Egyptian serials and newspapers held
at Penn Libraries.
Newspapers and serials from Egypt prior to the 1919 Revolution are a highlight of the Middle East Collection at the Penn Library.
These include newspapers, literary journals, medical journals, publications
of the then-just-founded Egyptian Museum, publications of Christian and Muslim
organizations. They cover topics of interest for research on Egyptian
society and culture of this period.
Iraqi Periodicals at Penn
A summary listing of periodicals published in Iraq and held by the Penn Library. These include a number of important cultural and
Middle East / North Africa
Resource guide for Middle East, North Africa business sources.
MENA comprises the Arab states of Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq,
Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia,
Somalia, Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates,
and Yemen, plus the Islamic State of Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran,
Pakistan, the West Bank and Gaza.
Ottoman Turkish Serials at
A list of Ottoman Turkish newspapers and periodicals held at the Penn Library
Until 1928, the Turkish Language was written using the Arabic-based script and
is known commonly as Ottoman Turkish. From this era, the Penn Library is fortunate in having a
number of serial titles that are important for researchers of
18th and 19th century Turkish history and culture.
Reference Sources for Sephardic
& Middle Eastern Jewish Studies
Some of the main reference sources for Sephardic studies in the broader
sense, namely, covering issues related not only to the Jews of the Iberian peninsula
and their descendants, but also to those of the Middle East and North Africa
for the same period of time, are described. The categories covered are: Sepharad
and Sephardic culture, the Sephardic diaspora, catalogs of special collections,
and subject catalogs. Rachel Simon Princeton University Princeton, NJ
Research Guides In Religious Studies
An annotated list of library catalogs, guides to the literature, and bibliographies
A bibliography of use to students
studying Islam, the history of Islam, and the history of the Middle East in
A survey of the variety of Judaic information sources available at Penn. This guide covers resources at Penn
as well as links to resources found via the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Library
One aim of this research guide is to highlight less obvious finding tools and
discuss how to develop strategies for finding the specific information you need
as efficiently as possible.