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Foreign Languages & Literature

This is a guide to resources useful for the study of Foreign Languages and Literature

Welcome to the general Arabic page! Below you'll find links to Arabic databases where you can find journal articles on Arabic topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various Arabic topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Arabic Databases at the USMA Library

Below you will find quick links to some of the most commonly accessed resources, you can always access the entire list of Foreign Language Databases here

If you are looking for Films in Arabic, check out

To read recent news articles or magazines in Arabic, check out

If you are doing research in Arabic, check out

Arabic Web Resources

These resources are outside of USMA, but they still contain valuable information. They can be helpful when researching or practicing in Arabic.

Research Resources:

Practice Resources:

Practice Reading Comprehension:

West Point Center for Oral History: Arabic Resources:

Please note that the resources listed in this section are hosted by groups separate from the USMA Library. The USMA Library can NOT guarantee access or resolve connection issues to these resources.

Arabic Books in the USMA Library

Browse the shelves, head up to the southeast side of the 4th floor and find the call numbers that start with "PJ." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • PJ6001-8517                                             Arabic
  • PJ6073-7144                                             Language
  • PJ6690-6697                                             Ancient Arabic
  • PJ6701-6901                                             Modern Arabic dialects
  • PJ6950-7144                                             South Arabian
  • PJ6950-6981                                             Ancient
  • PJ7051-7144                                             Modern
  • PJ7501-8517                                             Arabic literature
  • PJ7695.8-7976                                          Individual authors or works
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