Databases by subject: Middle Eastern Studies

Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970: The Middle East Online, Series 1

Find primary source materials (including letters, minutes, reports and maps) from the British National Archives, the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through 1970.

Arabia Monitor

Find in-depth, locally informed analysis of Middle Eastern and North African economies and markets.

Digital National Security Archive

Find declassified government documents about U.S. foreign policy and military policy since 1945. Search across all collections, by a specific area, and by chronology.

Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports

Access monthly reports and as yearly profiles detailing current economic and political events and in-depth analysis of political and economic trends for more than 200 countries.

Economist Intelligence Unit Market Indicators and Forecasts

Find market indicators and forecast data available by individual countries or global regions.

Encyclopaedia Judaica 2nd Edition

Find entries covering Jewish life, culture, history, and religion.
To search the Encyclopaedia Judaica select it under the option to limit the search by publication title.

Historical Jerusalem Post

Full page and article images with searchable full text, covering 1932-1988.

Index Islamicus

Find journals articles, proceedings, monographs, book chapters, and book reviews on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world from 1906 to the present.

Kotobarabia Arabic e-Library

Find early works from important Arab writers in a variety of disciplines, from feminism and social theory, to the classics of literature, history, and the sciences. Includes works by the Four Imams of the Sunni Sect, the Al Azhar Modern Sheikhs, various authors of the Modern Arab Enlightenment, and rare works by the former Egyptian royal family.

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies

Find research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa, 1900-present.

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Access more that 3,000 A-Z content and commentary entries by scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.

World News Connection (WNC)

Find translated and English-language news sources and other reports from around the world, 1995-2013. Coverage of non-U.S. local media sources is particularly effective.