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If you search Chinook and find that the CU Libraries do not have the item you are looking for (or if the item you are looking for is checked out), you can search Prospector, which is a combined library catalog of 23 libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. CU students, staff and faculty can request materials through Prospector, and the items will generally be delivered to Norlin within a few business days.

 

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If the item you are looking for is not in Chinook or Prospector, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Generally, an ILL request will take longer to be delivered than material requested through Prospector.

 

Reference

Dictionaries

Arabic-English thematic lexicon

PJ6640 .N46 2007 (Norlin Stacks)

 

Oxford-Duden pictorial English dictionary with English-Arabic index

PJ6640 .O88 2003

 

A Dictionary Of Andalusi Arabic

PJ6756 .C67 1997 (Norlin Stacks)

 

al-Nibras : English-Arabic Dictionary

PJ6640 .L83 1993

 

Encyclopedias

Encyclopaedia of Islam

 

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

 

Encyclopedia of the history of Arabic science

 

Dictionary of literary biography

 

Islamic civilization : history, contributions, and influence : a compendium of literature
DS36.85 .G49 2006

 

Encyclopedia of Arabic language and linguistics
PJ6031 .E5 2006

 

Notable Muslims : Muslim builders of world civilization and culture
BP70 .D45 2006

 

Encyclopedia of the Palestinians
DS113.6 .E53 2005

 

Modern Arabic literature in translation : a companion
PJ7538 .A38 2005

 

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world
BP40 .E525 2004

 

The Muslims : encyclopaedia of Islam : including entries prepared by a number of leading orientalists and modern Islamic scholars. (11 vols.)

BP40 .M87 2004 (Norlin Stacks)

 

Encyclopedia of Arabic literature.

PJ7510 .E53 1998