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Oxford Islamic Studies

Oxford Islamic Studies

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Publisher: Oxford University Press

ID: OXF-992011-00

Product description

Unrivalled online access to the history and culture of Islam. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features essential articles written, selected, and interpreted by renowned scholars. A vast and authoritative online resource.

Content includes the forthcoming Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (6 volumes, 2009), The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Islamic World: Past and Present, The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, Hanna Kassis's A Concordance of the Qur'an, two translations of the Qur'an published in the Oxford World's Classics series, and What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam.

Over 4,500 A-Z articles, from Abd al-Qadir to Zaynab, integrated with chapter-based scholarly works. 300 maps and illustrations offer visual, geographic, and social perspectives on global Islam. More than 150 primary source documents with editorial commentary. Timelines documenting major events in Islamic history and general world history in context. Glossary of Islamic terms and concepts to aid research. Editorially-selected links to authoritative web sites. Learning resources are available to aid research at any level, and to help educational professionals incorporate Oxford Islamic Studies Online into teaching. Regular updates include new content and functionality.

Excellent functionality and extensive links: Over 2,500 entries from The Oxford Dictionary of Islam are available free on the world wide web to increase discoverability in your favourite search engines. Search and browse options allow users to quick search all content simultaneously or to focus on a single type of content such as subject articles; chapters; biographies; primary sources; images; maps; charts; or Qur'an study. Refine search options include topic, era, and region. Extensive cross-searching and cross-referencing provide users with access to related content in chapters, primary sources, A-Z articles, and the Qur'an. Direct links from Concordance of the Qur'an verse citations to two alternate interpretations of the Qur'an, which can be viewed side-by-side for study and comparison. An expanding range of carefully-selected links to external websites facilitate further research. Date converter will allow users to convert Islamic dates to Western dates, and vice versa. User-friendly print format.

Subscriber services include: Extensive online help and excellent customer and technical support. Detailed usage statistics allow you to track how often your users are accessing Oxford Islamic Studies Online. OpenURL compliance allows users to query their library catalogue with bibliographic information.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-16+

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