Ethnomusicology of the Arab World - Resources

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Arab world reference - Wiki pages

Arab world reference materials (including Timelines, Maps, and Map Quizzes, as well as some Music materials)

Arab music reference materials

Arab music multimedia online

Relevant library materials

Course bibliography (Zotero). Everything assigned should be here - and then some.

General library searches to try: (now broken because the Library changed its system - re-search at


Library databases that will be most useful in this course (find the following in the Library's databases section.)

  • Jstor
  • Index Islamicus
  • Oxford Music Online
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
  • Index Islamicus
  • Encyclopedia of Islam
  • Web of Science

- Library guides, especially the guide for music.

General Resources for Ethnomusicological Research

Books online:

Audio series:

  • Music of Islam, see volumes 1 (Cairo), 3 (Nubia), 4 (Arabian peninsula), 5 (Aissaoua of Marrakesh), 6 (Gnawa), 7 (Andalus).

Notes on using Jstor from off-campus

The following lists of multimedia resources include nearly everything available in our library; call numbers are provided.

Arab Music Discography

Arab Music Filmography

Venues (for possible ethnographic research)

Arab music performance venues in Edmonton

Research and writing

Tips for preparing your research paper

Library writing guide

MLA style guide

Chicago style guide

Library guide to plagiarism

Wiki help

How to write these wiki pages