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Studies in Islam Call Numbers

If you don't know exactly what you're looking for, you may browse the shelves at the following numbers:

Islamic Religion and Culture

BP1- Islamic Culture

BP50 - History of Islam

BP75 - Muhammed

BP109 -130  - Quran

BP134 - Hermeneutics on Quran

BP163- Islam – 20th Century

BP192- Islamic Sects (Shi-ah BP192, Shi-ites BP193)

Arabic Language and Literature 

PJ6123 - Arabic Language

PJ6640 - Arabic - English dictionaries

PJ7501 - Arabic Literature

Islamic Art, Architecture and Design

N6260 - Islamic Art

NA380 - Islamic Architecture

NK720 - Islamic Decorative Arts 

NK1270 - Islamic Decoration and Ornament

Books on Religion and Culture can be found on the 6th floor of the Dana Porter Library or at the Lusi Wong Library.

Books on Arabic Language and Literature can be found on the 9th floor of the Dana Porter Library or at the Lusi Wong Library.

Books on Arabic Art and Design can be found on the 8th floor of the Dana Porter Library, or at the Lusi Wong Library.


- Arabic e-books in PDF format (password for .rar files is tipsclub)

- Adab (Arabic poetry)

- Rashf - Arabic e-book database (must log in via Twitter or Facebook for download)

- 4shared - If you're looking for a book (or, for that matter, a song), do a search in Arabic on this site.


Obtaining Books Found in the Library Catalogue

Once you have found the item in the Library catalogue, you can request it by clicking on the link for a library in which it is available.

  • Select Hold for books which are in a library (i.e., not charged)
  • Select Recall for books which are charged

If you are not logged into the Library catalogue, select Sign in to place a Hold or Recall

Expect delivery within three (3) business days. You will receive an e-mail when the item arrives.