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Resources:Getting started with research in Middle East studies
Personal Librarian
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Roberta (Robin) L. Dougherty

Librarian for Middle East Studies

Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support (DASHRS): Near East Collection

Selector for these areas:

Librarian for these majors:

  • Modern Middle East Studies
  • Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Committee Membership
Budget Management Forum (BMF) [website] [sharepoint site]
Library Staff Appreciation and Recognition Committee (L-SARC)

Associations:American Oriental SocietyMELA (Middle East Librarians Association)MELCOM (UK) (Middle East Libraries Committee UK)MELCOM International (European Association of Middle East Librarians)MESA (Middle East Studies Association)

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Dance and the Dancer in Egyptian Film. Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda Publishers, 2005: 145-171.
Available in Orbis http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/7158566.
Badia Masabni, Artiste and Modernist: the Egyptian Print Media's Carnival of National Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000: 243-268.
Available in Orbis http://orbexpress.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=4639196.
Available http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft8k4008kx&chunk.id=ch11&toc.depth=1&toc.id=ch11&brand=ucpress.
Review of Fahras makhtutat bad al-maktabat al-khassah fi al-Yaman. MESA Bulletin : (1996).
Review of Fahras makhtutat Dar al-Wathaiq al-Qawmiyah al-Nijiriyah bi-Kadun. MESA Bulletin : (1996).
Review of The Mosque: History, Architectural Development and Regional Diversity. Digest of Middle Eastern Studies (DOMES) 5:1 (1996): 89-92.
Review of Umm Kulthum: a Voice like Egypt. MESA Bulletin : (1996).
Review of Bedouins of Qatar. Digest of Middle Eastern Studies (DOMES) 4:1 (1995): 58-63.
Review of The Women’s Awakening in Egypt: Culture, Society, and the Press. SHARP News (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing) 4:4 (1995): 3-4.

Skills and Services:
EndNote, EndNote Web, Language: Arabic, Language: Persian, Language: Turkish (basic), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Omeka, Outlook, RefWorks, Zotero