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Arabic, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies

Arabic, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies InfoGuide

Find Books at Mason


Still can't find the item? Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books, media and articles from other libraries when they are not available at Mason or the WRLC. Start your research early if you want to take advantage of this wonderful service as it can take up to 2 weeks.

Call Numbers for Books- Arabic, Middle East & Islamic Studies.

Most books pertaining to the following Languages and Literature are located at the Fenwick and Johnson Center libraries, and can be found in the following call number area(s):

  • PJ6001-7144: Arabic Language
  • PJ7501-8517: Arabic Language Literature (includes English translations)
  • PJ4543-4996: Hebrew Language
  • PJ5001-5060: Hebrew Language Literature (includes English translations)
  • PK6001-6996: Iranian Philology and Literature (includes English translations)


- if you don't see a book on the shelves, try searching the Mason Libraries Catalog

Catalog Tips.

Finding  language materials:

  • Go to the GMU Libraries Catalog
  • Click on the "Set Limits" link
  • From the "Language" pull-down menu, select what you need
  • Click on the "Set Limits" button
  • Click on the "Builder Search" tab

(this works in the WRLC Catalog too)