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Middle East and North Africa: General Resources

A guide to resources available through the LCC Library and online for research on the modern Middle East and North Africa.

General resources

Library of Congress Country Studies  Description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political systems throughout the world.

CIA World Factbook Provides broad information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military for 266 world entities.

Illustrated Guide to the African and Middle East Reading Room  Access to materials in the the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) at the Library of Congress.

Human Rights Watch Middle East and North Africa  Access to reports and activities focusing on human rights around the world.

Middle East Institute  Click Research for resources by country from the MEI's website.

Perry-Castaneda Library Middle East Map Collection Extensive collection of historic and contemporary maps from the University of Texas at Austin Perry-Castaneda Library.

Arab American Institute   Based in Washington, DC, AAI nurtures the participation of Arab Americans in political and civic life in the United States.


Finding relevant resources at LCC Library

The LCC Library has hundreds of books, reference resources, atlases, maps, and DVDs for researching any topic in the Middle East and North Africa. Use the Library catalog to find resources here on campus.

We also have thousands of titles in our ebook (electronic books) collection. Ebooks are read online using an Internet browser.

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