Trial for Oxford Islamic Studies Online

The Libraries now have a trial for Oxford Islamic Studies Online, a database providing full-text of The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, two interpretations of the Qur’an, a Concordance of the Qur’an, What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, and the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World.

The trial will continue until September 27th, 2012. Please send comments or questions to Peter Stern, Judaic and Near Eastern Studies liaison librarian, at 413-545-3967.

Trials for 5 Jewish-American and Jewish Historical Newspapers

The Libraries now have trials for the following historical newspapers:

These trials end April 19th, 2012. If you have questions or comments, please contact Peter Stern, Middle Eastern and Judaic Studies liaison librarian, at 413-545-3967.

New Collection of Newspapers from the Middle East

The Middle East Newsstand is a recent addition to the Libraries’ newspaper resources. With more than 30 current, full text newspaper French- and English-language newspapers from the Arab world, Israel, and the subcontinent, this collection provides access to timely news and analysis from regional sources.

Contact Peter Stern, Middle Eastern Studies Liaison Librarian, at 413-545-3967 for assistance with this resource.