This LibGuide is designed to provide you with scholarly, high-quality print-based and web-based resources about the Middle East.
It also identifies major national and international resources. The information included here is not all inclusive and should be treated as starting points for your research. The tabs at the top of the page will connect you to categories of resources and information.
The Middle East refers to a set of countries located in North Africa, the Persian Gulf region, and Southwest Asia. These countries differ immensely geographically, politically, socially, economically, and culturally. However, they are collectively referred to as the "Middle East" because of their proximity to each other.
Broadly, the Middle East encompasses the following areas:
This guide includes both general Middle East resources and by country resources of external web resources. Individual country pages include links to general history and culture related websites, as well as news resources and official government websites.