Aziz S. Atiya Collection for Middle East Studies

Dr. Aziz AtiyaFounded with The University of Utah's Middle East Center by Dr. Aziz S. Atiya in 1959, the prestigious Aziz S. Atiya Middle East Library is recognized internationally as a major center for research in Middle East studies.

The Middle East Collection contains over 194,297 physical items including 154420 books, 37038 journal issues, 146 maps, 165 Master Thesis, and 169 PhD Thesis. The Middle East Library’s holdings are a circulating collection, except for rare or specialized items.

If you cannot find what you are looking for in the collection, please  email Ismaeil Hakimi, or suggest a purchase or InterLibrary Loan tools.  For help with Middle East materials held in Special Collections, fill out this web form .


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