Title

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Publication Source

AAMES Newsletter

Volume

11

Issue

1

Publisher

Asian, African, and Middle East Studies Section, Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association

Place of Publication

Chicago

ISBN/ISSN

1548-4343

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

In January 2013, NEH and ALA awarded the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection to 953 library and state humanities council grant applicants. The collection consists of twenty-five books and three documentary films, a series of seven short videos exploring the arts of Muslim societies, and access to the resources of Oxford Islamic Studies Online curated to present the American public with new and diverse perspectives on the people, places, histories, beliefs, practices, and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. Recipients of the Bookshelf collection were invited to apply for the Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys award. In May 2013, NEH and ALA selected 125 libraries and humanities councils to participate in the project; IPFW Helmke Library was one of the successful applicants for the LTAI award.

Keywords

National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, Muslim Journeys, Islam

Disciplines

Library and Information Science