General Education Subject Guide

(ARAB): Academic writing & composition for native Arabic speakers / Arabic as a second language / Arabic heritage: readings in English and Arabic

  • AraBase : (Language and Literature) علوم اللغة والأدب
  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Dissertations : (Dissertations) قاعدة المنظومة للرسائل الجامعية
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for." [Publisher] Your computer must have Adobe Digital Editions (it's free!) in order to download Ebrary Ebooks. Contact Librarian for help.
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Arabs/English as a second language or subject, Arab* history
  • Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Studies : " ""EWIC...is now a digital, fully searchable database of articles on every facet of life of women in societies with a significant Muslim population.""[Publisher]"
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for English as a second language and Arab*"
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online : "“Includes over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.” [Publisher]"

(ARCH & ENV): Introduction to people, environment & urban design

Please see: Architecture Subject Guide

(ART) Art fundamentals, appreciation, culture

Please see: Architecture Subject Guide

(BIO) Introduction to Biology

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Biology as subject.
  • PROQUEST : "Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Biology as subject.

(CHEM) Introduction to Chemistry

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Chemistry as subject.
  • IEEE Xplore : “IEEE Xplore provides access to almost 3-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications…”. [Publisher] Hint: Search for Chemistry as subject.
  • PROQUEST : "Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Chemistry as subject.

(COM) Introduction to academic reading and writing & creative writing

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for creative writing or academic writing as subject.
  • PROQUEST : "Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for creative writing or academic writing as subject.

(CS) Introduction to Computers

Please see: Computer Science Subject Guide

(ECON) Introduction to Economics for Business

Please see: Business Subject Guide

(ED) Introduction to Education

Please see: Early Childhood Education Subject Guide

(FRN) Basic French

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for French language as subject
  • PROQUEST : "Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for French language as subject.

(GER) Basic German

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for German language as subject
  • PROQUEST : "Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for German language as subject

(SPA) Basic Spanish

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Spanish language as subject
  • PROQUEST : "Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Spanish language as subject

(HIS) History of the Modern Middle East &(HIS) World History

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Middle East History or World History as subject.
  • Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Studies : " ""EWIC...is now a digital, fully searchable database of articles on every facet of life of women in societies with a significant Muslim population.""[Publisher]"
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Middle East History or World History as subject.
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online : "“Includes over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.” [Publisher]"

(IDS) Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Interdisciplinary research as subject
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Interdisciplinary research as subject

(ISLS) Islamic Values & Principles and Social Issues

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Islamic values, social values, Islamic ethics
  • Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Studies : " ""EWIC...is now a digital, fully searchable database of articles on every facet of life of women in societies with a significant Muslim population.""[Publisher]"
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Islamic values, social values, Islamic ethics
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online : "“Includes over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.” [Publisher]"

(MATH) Introduction to Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry & Pre-calculus

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus as subject
  • IEEE Xplore : “IEEE Xplore provides access to almost 3-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications…”. [Publisher] Hint: Search for Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus as subject
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus as subject

(PHED) Health, Fitness and Wellness

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher]Hint: Search for health & wellness as subject
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for health & wellness as subject.

(PHYS) Introduction to Physics

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Physics as subject.
  • IEEE Xplore : “IEEE Xplore provides access to almost 3-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications…”. [Publisher] Hint: Search for Physics as subject
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Physics as subject

(PSY) Introduction to Psychology

Please see: Psychology Subject Guide

(SOC) Introduction to Sociology

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Sociology as subject.
  • Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Studies : "EWIC...is now a digital, fully searchable database of articles on every facet of life of women in societies with a significant Muslim population."[Publisher]
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Sociology as subject.

(STAT) Introduction to Statistics

  • Credo Reference : Offering 525 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher] Many definitions and articles.
  • Ebrary : "Ebrary (eBooks): has over 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. If you don’t find a book of your interest on the library shelves, the Ebrary collection may have what you are looking for."
  • EBSCOhost : “caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing …numerous full text research databases..”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Statistics as subject.
  • IEEE Xplore : “IEEE Xplore provides access to almost 3-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications…”. [Publisher] Hint: Search for Statistics as subject.
  • PROQUEST : “Access to more than 100 databases...including business, Engineering, English language, Humanities & Social Sciences…”[Publisher] Hint: Search for Statistics as subject

General and Reference E-resources

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) : “… full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals...” [Publisher]
  • Cambridge Journals Online : “Full text access to a multidisciplinary collection of over 300 scholarly journals published by Cambridge University Press.” [Publisher]
  • Credo Reference : …Credo General Reference covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. [Publisher]
  • GVRL (GALE) : Gale Virtual Reference Library: Online library of references titles, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, biographical compilations, and specialized reference tools, fully searchable across all files. [Publisher]
  • Sage Journals : “The world’s leading academic and professional publisher.”[Publisher] Full-text articles on most disciplines.
  • SpringerLink : “SpringerLink is an integrated database for journal …published by Springer. SpringerLink currently offers 2,769 fully peer-reviewed journals and 54,312 books online.”[Publisher] Many full text articles, e-books on various topics.