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Destiny Library Catalog
Search the ASD library catalog for books on your topic.
News Organizations in Qatar
Books in Our Library
The library has several books on Qatar, including these:
Call Number: 953.63 ORR
Publication Date: 2007
Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, environment, culture, religion, language, and food of Qatar.
Hidden in the Sands - English by
Call Number: 953.63 GIL
Publication Date: 2013
Explores the history and culture of ancient Qatar and examines archaeological sites, including the pearl trading town of Al Zubara.
Old Pictures from Qatar
Old pictures from Qatar
These pictures were given to the school by Saleh Ali Al-Marri, a Qatar History Day guest in 2013.
The originals of these pictures are property of Saleh Ali Al-Marri.
Hidden in the Sands: Uncovering Qatar's Past
Find out how archaeologists work, discover what lies beneath the sands and seas and rocks of Qatar, and learn how these artefacts are excavated and conserved. Based on the book Hidden in the Sands by Frances Gillespie and Faisal Abdulla Al-Naimi.
An 'everything you want to know about Qatar' kind of site
Qatar Islamic Archaeology and Heritage Project
This site is from the University of Copenhagen, which is in charge of the archeological digs in Qatar.
Qatar National Day
This site from the National Day Celebration website is updated annually.
Qatar Unified Imaging Project
Oral history recordings and historical images. Most recordings are in Arabic.
Qatar Digital Library
"It includes archives, maps, manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs and much more, complete with contextualised explanatory notes and links, in both English and Arabic."
New Museums in Qatar 1
Doha News article about newly opened museums in Qatar.
New Museums in Qatar 2
Time Out Doha article about four brand new museums in Qatar.
Comparative Study of Constitutions of Muslim Countries, 2005
From the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
"NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Using the forms below, you can get maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease."
US Department of State
Use the search engine on this site.
The Origins of Doha And Qatar Project
Traditional Domestic Architecture of Qatar
These databases all have sections or articles on Qatar.
CNN: Emir of Qatar, Full Interview
Christiane Amanpour's full, exclusive interview with the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Aired: September 25, 2014
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Qatari Government Offices
Books in our Library
Publication Date: 2012-01-20
Qatar occupies a thumb of land that extends off the Arabian Peninsula into the Persian Gulf. This nation, though small in size, represents more than a strategic geographical location-it is uniquely beautiful and culturally rich.
The History of Qatari Architecture, 1800-1950 by
Publication Date: 2010-05-04
The first book to examine the geographical, historical, and functional aspects of architecture in Qatar. The history of Qatari architecture from old cities and villages to public buildings and domestic spaces. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.