Special Reports & Declarations

General Resources

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da‘wah and Guidance.
        In Arabic, English, French, German, Malay, and Turkish.
    Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project (UK ; Qom, Iran)
        A comprehensive site, with a very good subject index.
  • The Brookings Institution: "Rethinking Political Islam" Project (Washington, DC)
       " systematically assess the evolution of mainstream Islamist groups across 12 country cases—Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan, and Pakistan, as well as Malaysia and Indonesia."
  • (Group Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités, Paris, France; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
    "News and analysis on Islam in Europe and North America."
  • Islamic Heritage Project (Harvard University Library Open Collections Program & Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
    " copies of over 280 manuscripts, 275 printed texts, and 50 maps...from the 10th to the 20th centuries CE...from Saudi Arabia, North Africa, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and South, Southeast, and Central Asia."
  • IslamiCommentary (Duke University Islamic Studies Center, Durham, North Carolina; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)
    "A forum for public scholarship": articles, news analysis, and video interviews with scholars.
  • Islamopedia Online (Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
    News analysis and opinion.
  • al-Khazina - The Library
    Edited by Prof. Jerome W. Clinton.
    Princeton University, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies
        A collection of Web Sites on Islam and Islamic History used in Near East Studies courses at Princeton University.
  • ALMISBAH: Database of Online Resources on The Middle East and Islam  (The State- and University Library Saxony-Anhalt, Halle, Germany)
        Part of MENALIB: Middle East Virtual Library.
  • Cordoba Initiative: Improving Muslim-West Relations
    Sharia Index Project, Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality, etc.: Founder Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, 2009
  • Internet Islamic History Sourcebook (2007)
    Paul Halsall et al., Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Islamic Studies, Arabic and Religion Web Page
    By Alan Godlas, University of Georgia
  • IslamiCity.Com (Culver City, CA)
    A major portal for Islamic information and discussion fora, Quranic texts and recitation audio files, subscription-based services, plus prayer times.
  • IslamWeb: Islamic Studies Internet Guide
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Bibliographies & Glossaries

  • Bibliography on Islam in Contemporary Subsaharan Africa (2006)
    Paul Schrijver, African Studies Center (Leiden, Netherlands)
  • Islam and Ecology Bibliography (1999)
    Richard Foltz, University of Florida
    Annotations by The Forum on Religion and Ecology (2004)
  • Islamic Canonical Texts
    Abed Aladien, Columbia University Libraries (New York, NY)
  • Islamic Law: a Bibliography of recent Works Published in English (2009)
    Constance A. Johnson, Library of Congress (Washington, DC)
  • Rizwi's Bibliography for Medieval Islam (2006)
    Rizwi S. Faizer, PhD


  • Hadith database from al
    In Arabic, English, and other languages. 
        Searchable, comprehensive database from Saudi Arabia Minister of Islamic Affairs and Awqaf.
  • The Forty Hadiths of al-Nawawi
    Hosted by the Internet Archive.
    In Arabic and English translation.
        With comments by Dr. Jamal Ahmed Badi, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
  • Forty Hadith Qudsi
    ProjectNur Network (UK)
    In Arabic, with audio, and English translation.
  • Religious Texts: Sunnah and Hadith
    Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Islamic Art & Architecture

Music & Islam

  • Muslim Voices: Arts & Ideas
    Website of the first Muslim Arts Festival in NY, June 5-14, 2009.
  • Muslim World Music Day (ARChive of Contemporary Music, Columbia University Libraries, New York)
       Since April 12, 2011, an online effort to identify and catalog all the recordings of Muslim music in the world.
  • Performance, Politics, Piety: Music as Debate in Muslim Societies of North Africa, West Asia, South Asia and their Diasporas
    University of Leeds (UK)
        Addresses academic and cultural discussions of the significance of     music in the development, perception, and understanding of Islam.
  • A Topic of Dispute in Islam: Music (1995)
    By Mustafa Sabri. From Anadolu. Translated from the Turkish original, published in Beyan-ul-Haq, 1910.
    Analysis, reviews, and resources for traditional Arab music worldwide.

Islamic Law

Islamic Philosophy & Science





  • as-Sunnah Foundation of America
  • On the Obligation to Accept the Authority of the Prophet
    By Imam Ash-Shaafi`ee; translated by M. Khadduri
    Islamic Texts Society (UK)

Tafsir (Qur'an explanation)