This guide to research tools is organized by (i) subject or artistic medium ( e.g. architecture, arts of the book, ceramics,etc) and (ii) geographic or cultural region (e.g. works on the art and architecture of Central Asia, South Asia, Iran, Egypt, Islamic Spain,etc).
Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to such resources as Schomberg Studies in the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), the Chicago Defender ( full text 1910-1975), and Black Literature Index.
The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion seeks to provide accurate, scholarly information about the world’s many religions and topics of research and debate. It will grow and evolve continuously, compiling over time an extensive collection of vetted essays.
Collection documents the broad range of nineteenth-century religious missionary activities, practices and thought in the United States. Includes personal narratives, organizational records and biographies of leaders, missionaries and churches. Includes materials on missionary activities among... Read more about Global missions and theology
Encyclopaedia Islamica is based on the abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī. When complete, this will be among the most comprehensive English language encyclopedias on Islam and the Muslim world. A unique feature of the Encyclopaedia Islamica... Read more about Encyclopaedia Islamica
The Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. The Treasury provides biographies of a wide range of figures, from Buddhist masters to artists and political officials; most essays are peer reviewed. Includes texts, maps, timelines, and images.