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Islamic sources: Sharia (Islamic law) studies

This subject guide focuses on the study of the sources of Islam: the Qur'an, and the Shari'a (Islamic Law).


  • JSTOR A subject searchable index of journals on-line with JSTOR. Retrieves full-text back files of scholarly journals, some of which date back to the 1800's. Does not include articles more recent than five years ago.
  • Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Scholarly and general interest sources in business, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

  • Historical Abstracts (Ebsco) Covers a broad range of topics.

  • Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies (Ebsco)  Covers political and scholarly information on the countries and people of the area.

  • ProQuest Research Library  A multidisciplinary database covering disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.

  • Web of Science Scholarly articles for medicine, humanities, social sciences, and science and technology which also includes citation indexes.

A complete list of databases accessible to McGill affiliated researchers is available here.

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