Middle East and Islamic Studies

Queen’s University Library provides subject, course and how to guides to help you connect with the best tools, resources, and strategies for research. 

Liaison librarians are available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen’s University Library and beyond. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. We also evaluate, purchase, and make available teaching and research materials, including books, journals, and databases to support our research.

Start your research by clicking on the Middle East and Islamic Studies guide. This guide covers a selection of mainly English language resources useful for the study of the Middle East and Islam. Since the scope of this subject is wide, there are other guides potentially of value to researchers in this area.

Middle East and Islamic Studies covers many subjects, e.g. Art, Gender Studies, History, Judaic Studies, Politics, and Religion to name a few. Please refer to the appropriate subject guide to find databases and journal articles.


Please use the following link to view databases relating to this subject.


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