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Middle East Home: Books

Browse by Major Language

Select your desired language to view UCB Library offerings:

      Arabic

      Hebrew

    Persian

      Turkish

Academic Book Examples

Here is a sample of the many academic print resources you can find at the UCB Library:

Catalog Tips and Useful Subject Headings

The following tips may ease your search for materials related to the Middle East:

  • When you find an on-target resource, you may want to check the record to locate other helpful titles with the same subjects or authors, or within the same call number range.
  • For primary resources, these added keywords may be useful: letters, diaries, speeches, newspaper articles, autobiographies, oral history, government and organizational records, statistical data, maps, photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings, advertisements, and artifacts.

Below are some sample searches:

 Authors

 Titles

 Subjects

 Keywords

Arabic E Books & More

Persian E Books

Middle East Rare Books and Manuscripts

In Bancroft Library Collections there is a great value collection of resources from or about Middle East. Use the Library catalog and limit your search by location Bancroft to find these resources.

For a list of Islamic and Middle Eastern manuscripts, please browse the Library collection using "4MS" in a call number search.  

Bancroft Library is the house of the Center for Tebtunis Papyri. It holds the largest papyrus text in the US, of more than 26,000 fragments. 

Center for Research Libraries

Check the CRL Middle Eastern Studies collection for resources and use Inter-Library Loan to get them.

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