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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

The blue mosque in Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan.

The library has added a new electronic reference source to its collection: Oxford Islamic Studies Online. This resource provides access to the most current scholarship in the field of Islamic Studies, featuring reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, including over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur’anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines. The resource is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved under the guidance of the Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito.

The current core content titles include the following:

To access this database, click on the Discover tab on the Library homepage, then click on the letter “O” on the Databases by Name A-Z list and scroll down.