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In MSU Special Collections
صوت الشباب الفلسطيني (Palestine)
Print newspaper produced by and for adolescent youth between 1998-2009. Order ahead of time for use MSU Libraries' Murray and Hong Special Collections.
Comics in Arabic
Order ahead of time for use in MSU Libraries' Murray and Hong Special Collections.
Finding Books and Films in MSU Library Catalog
For films, also choose Material Type: VIDEO/VISUAL and put film* in search box.
For literature (novels, poems, short stories), it's best to search in English for an author, and find the standardized way that his/her name is spelled in English library catalogs.
You can browse for Arabic literature in the Main Library on 4th floor West side, beginning at call number PJ7501.
Literature is organized by country.
For example Nawal El-Saadawi is Saʻdāwī, Nawāl. and many of her works can be found at call number PJ7862.A3
Streaming Middle East Films
Swank is a streaming platform for more popular films. Search by title or filmmaker/actor only.
Swank Digital Campus Swank licenses and distributes feature film content to non-theatrical markets including U.S. colleges and universities. 1,000 contemporary and classic movies are available to MSU-affiliated viewers for non-commercial educational and personal streaming video access. Sub-title captioning is available on most films. Titles can be searched, and films are grouped in 17 categories for browsing.
Many more films are available on DVD via the library. Check the library catalog for film title or filmmaker name, or contact me for assistance.