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Islamic Civilization and Societies: About this Guide

This guide focuses on the essential resources for research in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Further Help

ICS represents a collaborative endeavor by five departments in the College of Arts and Sciences.

For further help, consult the following Bibliographers:

Political Science; Islamic Civilization & Societies
Fine Arts


and LibGuides

International Studies

Fine Arts


About this Guide


"...major in Islamic Civilization and Societies (ICS) is an interdisciplinary program that will introduce students to a diversity of cultures, languages, and political systems in the Islamic world, including the Middle East, North Africa, and parts of South, Central and East Asia, as well as Muslim minorities in the U.S. and Europe."

This LibGuide is intended to help you with the scholarly resources available for researching a topic for your Islamic Civilization and Societies courses here at Boston College. 

Most books can be found in the Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill Library  Art and Architecture books (call numbers beginning with N) and Photography books (call numbers beginning with TR) are housed in the Bapst Art Library

Subject Librarian
Nina Bogdanovsky

O'Neill Library 309

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