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Religious Studies: Islam

This guide provides a list of major library resources to help you get started studying religion.

Databases and e-Resources

Search for Books

Here are some examples of subject headings that can be used when searching for books on Islam in Duke's library catalog or in other library catalogs via WorldCat. Use the facets on the left hand side of the search results page to further refine results.


Islam Muslims
Islam -- Doctrines Koran (Qurʾān)
Shi'ah (Shi'i Islam) Sunnites (Sunni Islam)
Islam -- 20th Century Islam -- Politics

Reference Books

Librarian for Middle East, North Africa & Islamic Studies

Librarian for Philosophy and Religious Studies

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