Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, HQ1170.E53 2003
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide: the Middle East and North Africa, HQ1115.G74 2003 vol. 4
  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women, BP173.4.O94 2013

 

Online Sources: 

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness 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.

Gender Statistics 
World Bank statistical database with gender indicators at the country level.

Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World
Based at the Lebanese American University, this site provides access to Al Raida Journal.

JSTOR 
*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.

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.

Sage Journals 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities  
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis including Routledge and International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Full text with archives dating from 1997.