On this page you can find a list of useful online resources and databases for the anthropology of the Middle East.
A bibliography of books, articles and reviews on Islam and the Muslim world, produced in the Library School of Oriental and Afican Studies in London;consists of the following publications:
An interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present. The Encyclopedia crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a groundbreaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world.
The Bodleian Library Special Collections include one of the most important Islamic manuscript collections in Europe.
The Bodleian Library also has Islamic, Arabic, Persian and Turkish holdings in it's stacks, that can be ordered to many libraries in Oxford including the OIL. The Bodleian collections are for reference only.
St Antony's College houses the Middle East Centre, who maintain the Middle East Library.
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies has a library, which is particularly strong on contemporary Islamic studies.
Books on Arabic art and archaeology are held in the Eastern Art Collection at the Sackler Library.