Africa, Asia, Middle East Resources (all)

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Your shortcut for research in History is the History Portal.

It connects you to pages that will help you find background sources, books, articles, and primary sources for all historical periods.
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Articles (from journals)

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AfricaBib allows searching of several databases, including Africana Periodical Literature, which indexes over 500 international journals. Maintained as a free service by the African Studies Centre in Leiden, The Netherlands.  [more info]
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Users will need to create a free individual account to use the advanced features. An index with abstracts to scholarly work covering all aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity... [more info]
Location: Campus/Remote

Audio (Music, Spoken word , etc.)

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
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The world's musical and aural traditions, in streaming audio... [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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Collection of over 2100 books of high quality in the humanities online...
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Users will need to create a free individual account to use the advanced features. An index with abstracts to scholarly work covering all aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity... [more info]
Location: Campus/Remote

Images

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
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Image database containing over 1 million images in subject areas such as art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, world history, literature and more. [more info]
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News Articles

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Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources. [more info]
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Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue to about 3 years ago... [more info]
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Primary Sources

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Abzu guides the user to data on the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean world... [more info]
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Provides the complete text of nearly 2,000 French works including classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose, and technical writing. [more info]

Reference Information

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Online access to Bibliographic Index is no longer available.  Print volumes for 1937-2008 (v.1-48) are available in Carrier Library. Please stop by the public service desk for assistance with retrieval. [more info]
Location: Carrier Library - Stack 2a
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A collection of full-text reference books in history. [more info]
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Reviews

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Users will need to create a free individual account to use the advanced features. An index with abstracts to scholarly work covering all aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity... [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam. [more info]
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Websites

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Serves as a guide to Internet resources on African cultures and peoples. Sites are organized by country and topic. [more info]
 
 

Contact the Africa, Asia, Middle East Librarian:

Call 568-6150

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JMU Libraries resource
JMU users only
VIVA resource
Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
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