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Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) Research Guide

A research resource guide for students minoring in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) on the Rutgers-Newark campus.

Islam, Relgion and the Middle East

Topics in this tab relate to issues surrounding religion and religious practice in the Middle East with a focus on Islam. Some resources on this page have been taken from Jim Niessen's Religion LibGuide.

Databases Related to Religion

ATLA Religion Database

The ATLA Religion Database is an essential tool for the study of religion. It is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. The fact that many publishers solicit the inclusion of their journals in ATLA RDB is indicative of the stature it has achieved in the community of religion scholars.

Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an [Rutgers Restricted Access] 

Articles on qur'anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and related material, with longer essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur'anic studies.


Books in the John Cotton Dana Library (Newark)

Books in Other Rutgers Libraries

Films on Islam and Religion in the Middle East

The Koran, the Sound That Calls Allah (Documentary), Rutgers Restricted

Other Resources on Religion and Islam


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