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The Basics

Important Research Concepts and Resources

Citing Your Sources: Use to identify various style manuals and how to cite sources. *See also course syllabus*

CORS Cushing's Online Request System

  • ARCHON is a digital database of material in Cushing’s collections.
  • TARO Texas Archival Resources Online

International Center for Academic Integrity: Texas A&M University is a member of this organization that works to identify, affirm, and promote the values of academic integrity among students, faculty, teachers, and administrators.

LibCat is the catalog of books and journals in the library.

RefWorks:Citation and Sharing tool

University Writing Center:  Supports writing and public speaking for graduate and undergraduate students across the university, with particular emphasis on supporting W and C courses in the undergraduate curriculum.

What is a Primary Resource Taken from the Society of American Archivists glossary of terms, SAA defines primary sources and provides examples of these resources.


Evans Resources

This guide provides access and assistance for finding books, articles and other information on Arabic and Middle Eastern subjects.  Please feel free to submit any revisions or additions to Rebecca Hankins,, 979-845-1951.

            Resources for Arabic/Middle Eastern Studies:

            Online dictionaries and language tools

            Arabic/English language magazines and journals

  • Bidoun-quarterly on Middle Eastern art and culture.
  • Canvas-print journal on Arab/Middle Eastern art and culture.
  • Saudi Aramco World-Arab culture and science (formerly Aramco world)
  • Selection of Islamic Periodicals available via Libcat.

            Middle Eastern Studies Databases

  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials 
    Lists articles on all aspects of religious studies from journals in many disciplines. Includes citations to book chapters and to book reviews. ATLASerials adds the full text of many journals.
  • Dissertations & Theses: Full Text 1861-present  
    Full text (PDF) of most dissertations accepted from 1997 on, some earlier works and some master's theses. Also lists dissertations and theses accepted from 1861 on in the US and at some Canadian, British, and other European universities.
  • Historical Abstracts 1954-present  
    Indexes articles written on the history of the world from 1450 to the present, covering articles published in over 2,000 journals published throughout the world. Includes book reviews.
  • LexisNexis Academic    
    News and business information from sources around the world; book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Includes many newspapers. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.
  • Web of Knowledege / Web of Science 1981-present  
    Includes Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index which can be searched together or separately.



    Credo Reference- English Dictionaries

    This box will search all of your Credo Reference English Dictionaries.

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