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SU Abroad - Syracuse Madrid Resources: REL

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Madrid Program.

REL: Finding Background Information

For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:

  • Credo Reference Religion
    Full-text reference books in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.
     
  • Europa World
    Full-text online version of Europa World Year Book, reference book for political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories.
     
  • EHARF World Cultures
    Cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life.
     
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online
    Growing collection of content, including more than 3,000 reference articles and chapters by leading scholars and specialists in their fields, and much more.
     
  • Muslims of Europe: The "Other" Europeans (eBook)
    Analyzes the prospects for a European future where pluralism is accepted within unified societies, and the presence of a Muslim community that is of Europe, not simply in it.

REL: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • ATLA Religion Database
    Covers Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues.
     
  • Humanities Full Text
    Provides full text of the most important scholarly sources in the humanities.
     
  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text
    Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more.
     
  • JSTOR
    Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
     
  • Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
    Systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
     
  • Mideastwire
    Offers a daily email newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing via the print, radio and television media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.
     
  • Philosopher's Index
    Covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.

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