The Middle East and Islamic Studies Reading Room is currently located in SML 333 (third floor of the Sterling Memorial Library). It contains a selection of reference works written in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, English, French, and German, including bibliographies, dictionaries, and encyclopedias covering topics ranging from history to literature to religion and more. A computer workstation is available for searching the library catalogs and the Internet. The room is open during regular SML hours. In addition, the room is often used by faculty in the Department of Near East Languages and Civilizations for seminars.
PLEASE NOTE: the contents of SML 508 were moved to SML 333 over the winter break! Please be patient while library staff finalize labeling and arrangement of the materials in the new room.
The old reading room, SML 508. The collection has been moved to SML 333.
Librarian for Middle East Studies
Sterling Memorial Library Room 333A
International Collections and Research Support
PO Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240
130 Wall Street
New Haven CT 06511
Middle East, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Ottoman Empire, Islam
Olivia Manning's "Balkan Trilogy" and "Levant Trilogy"