Recommended Web Resources

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Altareekh  Arabic English 
Contains historic articles extracted from old and contemporary books, lessons, sermons, and other significant contributions in the Muslim world.

The Arab World. AANM  English 
Learn more about the Arab world in this booklet created by the Arab-American National Museum.

Worldometers  Arabic English 
This website was recently voted as one of the best free reference websites by the American Library Association (ALA). Its offer updated world statistics in many aspects. And it is available in many languages including Arabic.


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Arabalicious  Arabic 
Full of links to news, dictionaries, learning Arabic, culture and history, music, and some technical resources.

Artcyclopedia  English 
Gives information on virtually any artist, movement, national tradition, or anything else art-related. It has 9,000 artists listed, 2,900 art sites, and 160,000 links.

Calligraphy Qalam  Arabic English 
Learn more about the beautiful art of Arabic calligraphy. 

Free Medical Journals  English 
Contains online journals on medical sciences. 

Information Please
   English 
A vast compilation of up-to-date facts and figures on a broad range of topics.

Islamweb Arabic English

Islamweb is a site designed to enrich the viewers' knowledge and appreciation of Islam. Its aim is to provide the viewing community substantial knowledge about Islam, particularly the non-Muslim who may need clarification of common distortions of the media and misrepresentations of ill-informed followers.

Monotheistic Religions, AANM  English 
Learn more about the three main monotheistic religions in this booklet by the Arab-American National Museum.

Open Science Directory   English 
Contains collections of open access journals and journals in special programs for developing countries.

RXMed   English 
Provides links to patient handouts for many medications and general drug information.

World Development Report Online English 
Contains world development reports published by the World Bank since the first report released in 1978. 


Newspapers:

Al-Raya   Arabic 

Al-Sharq  Arabic 

Al-Watan  Arabic 

Gulf Times    English 

The Peninsula   English 







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Qatar National Library Celebrates National Sports Day

15/02/17

Horsemanship has always been a cherished sport in Qatar, reflecting the region’s pride in its Arab and Islamic equine traditions. Learning about the country’s rich equine legacy is one of the many ways the people of Qatar can celebrate National Sport Day, and there is no better reference on the sport than the Qatar Digital Library (QDL), which houses thousands of digital manuscripts and books on horse-riding and equine medicine written in the golden age of Islamic civilization.

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Book discussion of ‘The Reason I Jump’

12/02/17

Qatar National Library (QNL) cordially invites you to a discussion of ‘The Reason I Jump’, written by Naoki Higashida. This remarkable book provides a rare insight into the often baffling behavior of autistic children.

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