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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mediterranean Studies: Books & Digital Collections

An introduction to researching Mediterranean Studies at UIUC.

Introductory Texts

Web Links

Search Tips for Finding Books

Places to look:

  • Easy Search on the library home page, for:
    • Books & articles you already know the title for
    • A general, wide-ranging search at the beginning of your research
  • U of I Collection, for:
    • Items belonging to the U of I
  • I-Share Collection, for:
    • Items belonging either to the U of I or able to be requested from another I-Share institution
  • Library-specific search, for:
    • Beginning to narrow down your topic

Found a book that you like?  Try looking for the "Virtual Browse" option in the Primo Catalog.  Scanning through this function will provide you with books on similar topics.

Potential search terms:

  • Mediterranean* Studies / History
  • North Africa
  • Middle East / Levant
  • Southern Europe
  • Antiquity / Ancient civilization*
  • Islam / Christianity / Judaism

*COVID-19 Library Information

Religion in the Mediterranean

Digital Collections

Regional Perspectives