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Middle East and Islamic Studies Guide: Islam in the Americas

Useful Databases

America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO)   Indexes literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. 

Anthropology Plus   Indexes core journals plus local and lesser-known journals in social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology; ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture; and interdisciplinary studies.

Archive of Americana   This family of historical collections contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries. Includes America's Historical Newspapers, American Broadsides and Ephemera, Early American Imprints (Series I and II), House and Senate Journals (Series I, 1789-1817), and Senate Executive Journals (1789-1980)

Historical Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)   Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.

Historical African American Newspapers  Search the historical archives of major African-American newspapers: Atlanta Daily World, Baltimore Afro-American, New York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, and Chicago Defender.

History Vault   This resource consists of a few collections which can be cross-searched, these collections are: -Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records -Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Part 1 -Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975 -NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files -NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns--Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces -Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, Plantations Records, Part 1 -Slavery and the Law

Index Islamicus   Indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Records included in the database cover almost 100 years of publications on the world of Islam. 

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive   Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. 

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice   Bringing together primary source documents from archives and libraries across the Atlantic world, this resource allows students and researchers to explore and compare unique material relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice.

Bringing Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys

Bringing Cultures' American Stories 

Includes a bibliography on Muslims in American and primary sources

Duke University Libraries' Select Bibliography on Muslims in America