“Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies™ (MECAS) is a systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. MECAS includes more than 588,000 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to the present. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs – business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 – present) & archaeology.
MECAS includes the following: Middle East Bibliography (1946 – 2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations, MECAS Citations Database and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900 – present).” For more information about MECAS, please visit their website.
You can find MECAS on the Databases A-Z page on the Library website. For information about using MECAS in your classes and research, please contact Julie Biando Edwards, Ethnic Studies Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.