Maktaba Resources

Type Title
Web Links Life and Legacy of Malcolm X

A compilation of resources including history, photographs, videos, conferences, speeches, study guide, chronology, and more.

Print and Media Resources Maarouf and the dream caravan
Web Links Media Construction of the Middle East - Curriculum Kit

Project Look Sharp provides materials, training and support to help teachers prepare students for life in today's media saturated world. It promotes the effective integration of media literacy and critical thinking into classroom curricula at all educational levels and instructional areas. It also evaluates the effectiveness of school-based media literacy education.

Print and Media Resources Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
Web Links Middle East Institute

MEI is a conduit of information between Middle Eastern nations and American policymakers, organizations and the public that strives to increase knowledge of the Middle East and to promote understanding between the peoples of the Middle East and America. They play a vital and unique role in expanding the dialogue beyond Washington, DC, and actively with organizations in the Middle East. Our Policy Insights present programs with top regional experts and officials from the US and foreign governments.

Web Links Middle East Partnership Initiative: Student Leaders Program

The Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/PI) announces an open competition for applications (RFA) to serve as a host institution to support a rigorous program of continuous learning to advance reform efforts in the Middle East and North Africa by preparing a cadre of future leaders. As a result of this program, Student Leaders will be equipped to facilitate civic engagement and reform in their own communities and across the region.

Web Links Middle East Studies Association

MESA is a non-political association that fosters the study of the Middle East, promotes high standards of scholarship and teaching, and encourages public understanding of the region and its peoples through programs, publications and services that enhance education, further intellectual exchange, recognize professional distinction, and defend academic freedom.

Web Links Mosaic

A good source of up to date information in the Middle East, the Peabody Award winning daily compilation of television news reports from throughout the Middle East including, Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, the Palestinian Authority, and Iran, among others. See what 280 million people across the Middle East watch and find a unique insight into the diversity of perspectives in the region.

Print and Media Resources Musique Traditionnelle Arabe
Web Links Muslim Americans: A National Portrait

The first-ever fully random representative study of Muslim Americans, derived from more than 300,000 national household surveys conducted by Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, as a part of the Muslim West Facts. Muslim Americans: A National Portrait provides a snapshot of this diverse community revealing a uniquely American story of ethnic and political diversity, upward mobility, and entrepreneurship — representing a national reservoir of intellectual capital and creative energy, as well as a valuable brain trust for engaging the Muslim World.

Web Links Muslim Student Association at Carnegie Mellon University

Provides links and information about Islamic events in Pittsburgh, as well as local Islamic and Muslim resources including masjids, schools, markets, etc. Go to for more information.

Web Links National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

Founded in 1983, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations is an American non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world.

Web Links National Security Education Program's David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships for students

Created in 1991, NSEP awards undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to American students for study of world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East ). Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 for an academic year's study abroad. Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for language study and international research. Information and online applications are available on the Institute of International Education 's Web site at

Web Links Nationality Rooms scholarship program

Nationality Rooms scholarship program offers several scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students for summer study abroad programs. Some awards are area specific (ex. Syria/Lebanon), while others are open for study in any country. For more information go to

Print and Media Resources No God but God : Egypt and the triumph of Islam