Books in our library

Please refer to the Middle East resource list in Destiny for a list of applicable books.

NHS Databases

Please see Mrs. Schwander or Mrs. McLaughlin for login information.

ABC-CLIO - World Geography - for background information and general information
POWER Library's OmniFile Mega - (from home you will need to go to www.buckslib.org and use a public library card and PIN #)
Student Resource Center
Gale Virtual Library - Countries and Their Cultures, Encyclopedia of India, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Use this Google Custom Search form below to search various online news sites:

You can also be alerted to the latest relevant search options using Google Alerts. Follow the instructions below:

Websites to Explore

Cultural Profiles Project: profiles countries and provides an in-depth look at its culture.
On-the- Matrix: Although this site appears to be created by a individual, it has been professionally reviewed and is recommended by ACCESS PA's Darrtclix. It provides individual country profiles for visitors interested in learning about different cultures and for prospective tourists. Lots of nice photographs! Includes profiles on Iran, Jordan and Turkey as well as an overview of the Middle East.
EurasiaNet.org: provides information on countries, including the art, music, food of the culture. Once you click on the country, click on Arts and Culture on the right.
Kabul Unveiled: Time magazine features women in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan images from the Harrison Forman Collection – images of the land, people and architecture of Afghanistan.
BBC News/Middle East - Great Britain's BBC presents the latest news from the Middle East
Global Connections - The Middle East - This web site is sponsored by PBS and attempts to put the issues and history of the Middle East into the proper context.