We are very pleased to announce the Library has acquired the online version of The Encyclopaedia of Islam. Produced through the patronage of the International Union of Academies, The Encyclopedia of Islam represents the most comprehensive source of information about Islam available in English.
Along with our online subscription comes access to The Third Edition of Brills Encyclopedia of Islam – an entirely new work, with new articles reflecting the great diversity of current scholarship. It will appear in four substantial thematic segments each year, both online and in print. The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century and of Muslim minorities all over the world.As with all e-books, access is available through the Library catalog.
To read it, please go to the Library catalog at http://sirsi.fairfield.edu. Type in the title (note: unusual spelling of encyclopaedia) and hit the Title Search button. The first result is the one you want. To open up the online version, you need to click the Details button.You may also access this title directly by going to https://libdb.fairfield.edu/login?url=http://www.brillonline.nl/subscriber/uid=3292/advanced_search?refine_editions=islam_islam$authstatuscode=200
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