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Islamic languages

Welcome - Merhaba - أهلا وسهلا - Hoşgeldiniz - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on useful sources for the study of the Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Urdu Languages taught at the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies.

Digital collections

  • al-Bab is a blog self-defined as an open door to the Arab World. It has many blog posts focusing about Arabic Language learning and refers to interesting online resources
  • International Children’s Digital Library gives free online access web site for more than 4649 illustrated books for online viewing in 61 language
  • Kotobarabia Arabic E-Library gives online access to more than 3,500 contemporary and classic Arabic books from Egypt. Works in the collection are divided into 29 thematic categories and several subcategories, and are both full-image and full-text searchable
  • is an online Children's Arabic language bookstore based in Texas offering free printable and downloadable Arabic language materials



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