Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

 Reference Books:

  • The Contemporary Middle East: a Documentary History, DS42.F44 2008
  • The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars, DS63.1.E453 2010


Online Sources: 

Encyclopaedia Iranica
Published by Columbia University's Center for Iranian Studies, this online encyclopedia focuses on the study of Iranian civilization.

*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
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.

The Middle East, 1916 to Present: A Documentary Record (Avalon Project)
Historical and legal document collection from Yale University.

The Middle East in Early Prints and Photographs
A digital gallery from the New York Public Library. Images date from the 17th to the early 20th century.

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

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.

ProQuest Central    
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
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.