Electronic resources for Arabic Studies

  • Academic Search Complete*
  • Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. subscribed by the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB)

  • AskZad
  • AskZad is a full Arabic language index since 1998- indexing more than 1500 newspaper and magazine besides a partial index of additional 30,000 news-related internet sites.

  • Classic Arabic Texts Online
  • Classic Arabic Texts Online offers approx. 19,000 pages of classic Brill editions of Arabic texts in a full-text searchable format and accessible from one single point of entry.

  • Eastlaws.com
  • Eastlaws subscription is for (3 simultaneous users) authenticated by username and password. The subscription enables access to Legislation database of Egypt, Rulings database of Egypt & Opinions of the state council: Egypt. *Ask at the Reference Desk for the Username and Password Log-in access

  • eBook Arabic Collection
  • Serving the countries and territories of the Arabic League and beyond, this Middle Eastern collection of more than 5,600 multidisciplinary e-books provides content covering a broad range of subjects from noteworthy publishers as well as award-winning Arabic authors.

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • AUC Library has purchased perpetual access to 366 ebooks & 3490 freely accessible ones. The collection provides full text books on gender studies, gender studies in the Middle East, and American Studies.

  • Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online
  • The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics represents a unique collaboration of a few hundred scholars from around the world and covers all relevant aspects of the study of Arabic and deals with all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic).

  • JSTOR
  • JSTOR is a full-text archival database consisting of the complete backfiles of important scholarly journals. It does NOT include publications within the last 2 to 5 years. AUC library acquired JSTOR EBA, provided access to all backlist ebook publication prior to 2019.

  • Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Oxford Scholarship Online is a searchable, full-text database of classic scholarly books from Oxford University Press online up to and including Jan 2009. AUC Libraries provide access to the collections Business and Management, Classical Studies, Economics, Economics & Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology. In addition AUC Library has access to Biology (to 2018),Economics and Finance (to 2018) plus Apr.2019-Mar.2021 updates, Law Top Up 2018-19 (105 titles) plus 2019-20 & 2020-21 updates, Literature Apr 2018- Mar 2021 updates, History top up 2017-19 (232 titles), Psychology April 2019-Mar.2021 updates and Religion (to 2016) & top up 2017-19(270 titles), Social Work (to 2018). *Availability online is based on the year of Oxford Scholarship online publication and not the print publication.