Study and research resources on open access

General

JSTOR

A searchable broad collection of journal articles and other material you can read online.  You can also get a limited number of free downloads per month.

CORE

A large collection of open access research papers.

INTERNET ARCHIVE

Many older books can be read online here.

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

Links to many books and articles.

EPDF

A variety of books available for free downloading; but note that some may be infringing copyright.

OXFORD ISLAMIC STUDIES ONLINE

You can get a free account with limited, but nevertheless useful, access.  The link on the title here is to a page of very useful resources.

Some universities have a digital archive of their theses and other research

These are great for seeing what has been produced, but vary as to how much can be accessed free. 

 

SOAS RESEARCH ONLINE

From the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.  

OXFORD RESEARCH ONLINE

Qur'an and Bible

MINDING SCRIPTURE

Podcasts discussing various aspects of Jewish, Christian and Muslim scriptures, from Notre Dame University

BIBLE HUB

Greek and Hebrew texts, interlinear, translations, concordances, lexicons and some older, popular commentaries.

STEP BIBLE

A range of Bible research tools

THEOLOGY ON THE WEB

Links to a number of good online resources on biblical and other Christian theological scholarship

 

ALTAFSIR.COM

Qur'anic commentaries and translations

INTRODUCING THE QUR'AN

Podcasts from Oxford University's Prof Nicolai Sinai

DICTIONARY OF QUR'ANIC TERMS

By Mustansir Mir

THE QUR'AN SEMINAR

A study of 50 Qur’anic passages with commentaries by different Muslim and non-Muslim scholars.

INTERNATIONAL QUR'ANIC STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Includes a page of useful links to Qur'anic Studies resources and conferences.

QUR'ANIC ARABIC CORPUS

The Arabic grammar, syntax and morphology for each word in the Qur'an

Dialogues

THE BUILDING BRIDGES SEMINARS

Publications from a series of meetings of Muslim and Christian scholars.

A COMMON WORD

A very important Muslim initiative, with responses from all over the world.

History

FORDHAM ISLAMIC HISTORY SOURCEBOOK

Mainly primary sources.  There is also relevant material on Fordham's other sourcebook pages.

Some open access journals:

International Journal of Islamic Thought

National University of Malaysia

Journal of Comparative Theology

University of Isfahan

The Moslem World

Bound copies of the early volumes of what is now The Muslim World can be found in the internet archive.   Interesting Christian studies of Islam and Muslim communities.

Journal of the Jesus Movement and its Jewish Setting

Journal of Hebrew Scriptures

Old Testament Essays

Old Testament Society of Southern Africa

Current Dialogue

Published by the World Council of Churches

Whether you are an academic, a seminarian, a mosque member, church member, or none of those,

if you would like more information, someone from the Center would be glad to contact you to explain more about it.

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