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Middle Eastern Studies: Home

ASD Electronic Resources

ASD Databases

Books in the Library

Here are just some of the books the library has on this topic.

Recommended Databases for Sem 1 Research Assignment

Group 1:

Use these databases as you start your research. They will provide a broad, general overview of your topic as well as some subtopics to consider. Look here for keywords that you can use to search other places.

Group 2:

 Use these databases to dig deeper into the historical context of your topics.

Group 3:

Use these databases to find academic/scholarly sources to answer your research question.

Destiny Library Catalog

Search Titles Search Authors Search Subjects Search Keywords Search Series

Advanced Search 

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We now use Google SSO (single sign on). Use your ASD email address to log in to your account.

News Sources

All of these newspaper sites have internal search engines. Search within the site to find articles relevant to your topic.

Venngage - Infographics

Use Venngage to create your infographic. Create a free premium account with your ASD email address.

Be sure to use the gear symbol in the upper right-hand corner to choose your paper size before you begin.

Academic Honesty and Infographics:

  • Create a complete works cited list in Noodletools. 
  • Include something on your infographic that lets your audience know that you've done your research and the full works cited list is available. Here are some options:
    • Use a QR Code that leads to complete works cited list.
    • Create a tiny url to a Googledoc that contains your works cited list.
    • Use parenthetical citations.
    • Include the urls of your sources.

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