The UNC and Duke University libraries are jointly developing their Middle East collections through support from the Robertson Foundation, as well as support for Iranian and other South Asian materials from the North Carolina Center for South Asia Studies.
|Ellen-Fairbanks D. Bodman Collection of Middle East and Islamic World Films
UNC has the U.S.’s most comprehensive and diverse collection of films and videotapes of the Middle East and the Islamic world, with more than 500 titles. For years, Ellen-Fairbanks Bodman, the moving force in building this collection, organized the film festivals held annually at the Middle East Studies Association of North America and semi-annually at the Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Seminar.
|Visual Resources Library, Hanes Art Center
Includes two large collections of slides on Islamic art and architecture: the Walter B. Denny Collection (3,500 slides) and the Herbert L. Bodman, Jr., Collection (600 slides).
|Guide to Islamic Art & Architecture Research
Provides a guide to the library’s resources on Islamic art and architecture.
You can also contact the Middle East specialist at UNC Libraries with questions or requests for assistance:
|Mohamed Abou El Seoud
Middle East & African Studies Librarian
University Library, Campus Box 3918