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Modern Languages: Arabic Resources

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to Modern Languages

WELCOME TO THE ARABIC LANGUAGE RESOURCES GUIDE

Information found on these pages include language specific sources as well as resources about the arts, culture, music, literature and religion of Arabic countries.  Databases are listed under the general database tab.

Presented below are sample titles found in the Jerry Falwell Library Collection that are related to the Arabic language. This is a combination of eBooks and physical titles.

CALL NUMBERS FOR ARABIC MATERIALS

 General topic categories and their corresponding Library of Congress catalog numbers are listed below. 

TOPIC

L C NUMBERS

Architecture

NA 380-388

Art

N 6260

Calligraphy

NK 3635.5

Crusades

D 152-199

Cultural Studies

DS 37

History, Asia

DS 41-392

History, North Africa

DS 43-346

Islam

BP 1-370

Language

PJ 6307

Literature, General Works

PJ 6001-8517

Literature, Classic

PJ 7694

Literature, Modern

PJ 7538

Philosophy

B 740-753

Poetry

PJ 7542-7543

Presented below are sample titles found in the Jerry Falwell Library Collection that are related to the Arabic language. This is a combination of eBooks and physical titles.

COMMON KEYWORDS FOR ARABIC MATERIALS

Commonly used Library of Congress Subject Headings for Arabic subjects are:

Arabic Language - Grammar

Arabic Language - Dictionaries

Arabic Literature - (add century) - History and Criticism

Arabic Poetry

Art and Literature - Islamic Countries

Civilization, Arab

(Name of country) - History

(Name of country) - Foreign relations

Islam - History

Middle East - History - (add century)

(special topic) - Middle East