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Ancient Near East and Egypt

Librarian for Middle Eastern, Islamic, South Asian, and Jewish Studies


This guide was created and maintained by Elizabeth Waraksa, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow and Librarian for Middle Eastern Studies, from September 2008 through August 2011.

Research Assistance

Research assistance in the social sciences and humanities is available at the Charles E. Young Research Library. See Reference and Research Help for complete reference service options.

Connect from off campus


Some bibliographies are freely available, others are subscription services, so remote access may be necessary when accessing from off-campus.

For additional open access bibliographies relating to the ancient world (broadly defined), please see the Ancient World Open Bibliographies blog.

Language Tools

This section contains links to online text corpora, fonts, and other tools for engaging with ancient Near Eastern textual material. All resources are Open Access unless otherwise indicated.

Additional Reference Sources