This page provides examples of the kinds of reference works available on Islam as well as suggestions on how to find more like them.
To find more encyclopedias on Islam go to the Advanced Keyword Screen below, change the first search window to Subject by clicking on the drop-down arrow to the right of Any Field, and search on: Islam encyclopedias.
Another strategy is to change the first window to Title and search on terms like this: encyclopedia and north africa.
You can search several encyclopedias about Islam online through Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Start with the main Search function. You can refine your searches in several ways.
For detailed instructions on finding dictionaries click on Dictionaries and Thesauri. Or do a Subject search in MARQCAT on: Islam dictionaries. For Subject searching click on the Start Here tab and scroll down.
For detailed instructions on finding these kinds of reference works click on Companions, Handbooks, and Guides. Or do a a combined Subject and Title search in the Advanced Keyword Screen. Do the Subject search on: Islam. Do the Title search on: Companion. For the Advanced Keyword Screen go to the box below this one.