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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.

News Articles in Newspapers and Magazines

News Articles

Access World News (1977+): Provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 500 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues.

Alt-PressWatch (1970+): Covers selected independent newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative press. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives on local, national, and international issues.

Ethnic NewsWatch (1960+): Full-text of ethnic, minority and native press newspapers, magazines and journals. Provides a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Represents the diversity of the American population in ways that are not seen in the mainstream media.

Nexus Uni: Full text of 5,000+ newspapers, trade publications, legal periodicals, and professional journals. Includes much more in addition.  

New York Times: 1850-Present. Complete access to the NYTimes, current and past.  You must be physically on campus to create your account. 

Readers' Guide Retrospective (1890-1982): Indexes articles from the most popular general-interest magazines published in the U.S. & Canada.


Archived Newspapers

Preservation of historical periodical collections (1900-1950) at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Library in East Jerusalem: British Libraries's Endangered Archives Programme.  Mostly in Arabic. 

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