You are here
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
***Note: this resource will be retired in 2022. No new subscribers are being added at this time. July 18, 2021***
Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone in need of information and context on Islam. This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, and community groups, to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world, in such areas as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.. Oxford Islamic Studies Online includes more than 6,000 articles from Oxford reference works, supporting primary source documents, maps and images, 2 translations of the Qur'an, and the first and only online-version of Hanna E. Kassis' A Concordance to the Qur'an.
At the heart of Oxford Islamic Studies Online are a number of core content titles, including the six volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture, and John L. Esposito's What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, which help illuminate the Islamic world for everyone from the new student to the serious researcher.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online is updated with new content and revised articles three times per year. In addition to this, Focus On essays are updated six times per year, keeping researchers informed of advances in the field.
Updated: July 18, 2021
This license is made available through a national site license negotiated on behalf of Consortia Canada by Ontario Council of Univeristy Libraries (OCUL).