Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

New books: 

Held, Colbert C. Middle East Patterns: Places, Peoples, and Politics
*DS44.H418 2016


In our print Reference Collection:

A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Middle East  
DS43.H57 2013

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East & North Africa
DS43.E53 2004

Ethnic Groups of Africa and the Middle East: an Encyclopedia
GN645.S526 2011

Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Africa and the Middle East
JZ4850.M369 2015

Historical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab States
DS247.A15P43 1997

The Islamic World: Past and Present
DS35.53.I86 2004

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World
DS35.53.O96 2009


In our DVD Collection:

Desert Riders: the Lost Children of the Sport of Kings
HV6250.4.C48D477 2011


Library E-Resources:

(Available to Current MIIS Students, Faculty and Staff only)

Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search Elite, Business Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

EIU Country Reports & Profiles
Economic and political analysis of countries from the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Updated monthly.

Europa World
The online version of Europa World Year Book, Europa World provides current economic and political profiles of every country in the world, as well as directory information and statistics.  Europa also profiles international organizations.

The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

LexisNexis Academic Universe
covers over 6,000 news, business and legal sources.  You'll find full text articles from newspapers, magazines and wire services including non-English language sources.  Search the business category for company profiles, financial reports, directory information, and accounting literature.  The legal search includes full text articles from law journals, state and federal regulations.

PAIS International
An index to magazines, journals, books and government documents in the fields of public affairs.  Abstracts with links to full text of some journal articles.  Covers 1915 to present.

Digital editions of over 500 international newspapers in English, Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Russian, and other languages.  Updated daily with a 2-3 month archive.

ProQuest Central
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

World Bank E-Library
All current and recent World Bank publications are available here in PDF format.



Al Jazeera
This is the Arabic language portal for Al Jazeera news agency.  

Al Jazeera You Tube Channel 

Arab Media & Society
A peer-reviewed journal that focuses on developments in media in the Middle East.

BBC News Arabic
Current affairs videos in Arabic.

Center for Strategic and International Studies: Middle East Program
Based in Washington, DC, the CSIS is a bipartisan policy think tank.  The Middle East Program site features publications relating to political, security and economic issues in the region.

Middle East Institute
This non-partisan research organization focuses on security issues, energy and environment, culture and society, economy, human rights and politics.  Publications are available in PDF.

Middle East Photograph Archive
Archive of early photographs of the Middle East maintained by the Middle East Department of the University of Chicago Library.

Middle East Research Links
From the Council on Foreign Relations, “A nonpartisan resource for information and analysis”

Middle East Research and Information Project
Gateway for journalists providing news, articles and perspectives about the Middle East not available from mainstream news sources.

The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies
Based at Tel Aviv University, this research center publishes articles and papers on contemporary affairs.

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources, Middle East
Search engines and gateways for country, language, or region-specific searches