Hagop Kevorkian Center at New York University
News from NYU's Bobst Library
There were several noteworthy additions to Middle East resources of NYU Libraries. We have added online versions of 3rd edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam, Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures and Encyclopaedia Islamica.
Another important resource is Oxford Islamic Studies Online, a collection of reference works, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, primary sources and images. We have access to Cambridge Histories Online which offers searchable collection of over 250 volumes published since 1960. The collection covers over 15 different academic subjects and includes titles such as: Cambridge History of Islam, Cambridge History of Egypt, Cambridge History of Iran, Cambridge History of Turkey, Cambridge Economic History of India, Cambridge History of Arabic Literature, Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia, among many others.
Bobst Library has subscribed to MideastWire, a service that offers translation of more than 500 Arabic and Persian news outlets reporting stories from and about the Middle East. The service provides daily briefs translated into English from the Arabic and Persian media outlets that include top newspapers, some satellite TV and radio stations. There are about 35 briefs each business day covering opinion, business, political and society/cultural pieces that appear in these various media outlets.
Afghanistan Digital Library continues to add newly digitized works to its website at http://afghanistandl.nyu.edu. There are close to five hundred unique titles currently available.
The team is now collaborating with British Library and Princeton University Library and will soon include several works from these libraries.