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Islamic Studies

This guide will introduce you to research resources primarily from the ASU Library for the study of Islam as a religion. Other open access resources are included that have significant research and scholarly potential.


AlJazem (Online): Arabic-English-Arabic dictionary developed by Encyclopædia Britannica; includes pronunciation guide and thesaurus; updated daily.

Library Dictionaries

Arabic Language Dictionaries English (Bilingual)

Arabic Language Dictionaries

Arabic-Language Materials at ASU Library

The Islamic Studies collection includes books (print and electronic), periodicals, films and music CDs. All these materials are accessible via our catalog.

Arabic Script: If your computer is set with Arabic fonts, you can use our Library One Search or WorldCat to locate Arabic-language materials at ASU Library. Otherwise, use the LC-ALA Romanization of Arabic table

For a list of Useful Subject Headings, see the Books/ eBooks tab. 

Transliteration Tools

Type in English - get text in Arabic: Virtual Arabic keyboard, and other serivces

Google Transliteration

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