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Islamic Studies: Home


Detail from a photo of tile work at the Mevlana Mosque in Ravensburg, Germany. Photo by Andreas Praefcke, 2011. CC-A-3.0-U. Wikimedia Commons

Welcome to this Gumberg Library research guide on Islamic Studies. It is designed to connect users to the many resources available in and through the Gumberg Library on Muslims, the religion of Islam, and Islamic culture. The kinds of materials included on this research guide are:

  • Reference works
  • Books, both print and EBooks
  • Journal article databases
  • DVDs and music
  • High-quality Internet resources

Click on the tabs above to access the different kinds of information sources that are available.

Help is Available!

If at any time in your research your need help, Ask Gumberg. Or you can contact the creator of this page, Ted Bergfelt, the Humanities Librarian, at 412-396-5351 or send email

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