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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Islam: Library Sources for Research

A general introduction to library resources for the study of Islam. Intended audience: undergraduate students. The guide assumes no specialist knowledge of Islam.

Article Indexes and Bibliographies

General Introductions


Sunni Islam is sometimes called orthodox Islam (Adamec 251). Much of the information described above will describe Sunni Islam, unless specifically stated otherwise.


Search Tips! In the Library Catalog, begin browsing at subject heading Shīʻah. Or, begin shelf browsing at 297.82