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Ancient Near East and Egypt

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

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Sohaib Baig
A1540V Charles E Young Library
(310) 206-4659


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

Resources at the UCLA Library and Beyond

This guide serves as a portal for resources relating to the ancient Near East and Egypt. Intended as a "one-stop shopping" site, this guide contains links to hundreds of e-resources, including reference sources like online dictionaries, encyclopedias, and bibliographies; databases and indexes; e-book and journal collections; and online archives, image repositories, and maps. Please note that while some electronic resources are freely available, others are subscription services provided by the UCLA Library, so remote access may be necessary when accessing from off-campus.

Selected Blogs and Other News Sources on Current Events in the Middle East and North Africa

For additional resources, please see the News section of the guide for Reference Sources in the Humanities and Social Sciences and the News Sources section of the guide for African Studies.