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Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys : Introduction

Austin Community College Library Services is one of the 843 libraries and state humanities councils selected to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures initiative.

Announcement

"On January 9, 2013, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that 843 libraries and state humanities councils in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be awarded the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a collection of books, films, and other resources that will introduce the American public to the complex history and culture of Muslims in the United States and around the world.  In addition to the books and films, institutions awarded the Bookshelf will have access to Oxford Islamic Studies Online for one year." National Endowment for the Humanities Newsroom

This guide serves as the Austin Community College Library Services virtual Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.  It introduces the collection and enables interested readers to request materials online. 

When you have found a book or video in this guide you would like to borrow

--Search the library catalog to find the record

--Click Request  to get a book that is not available at your campus

--Type in your ACCeID number and password on the request form and click SUBMIT

--Select a campus Pickup Location and then click SUBMIT.

It usually takes 2-3 business days to have a book or video sent from one campus library to another through campus mail.

Books and videos are loaned for two weeks.  You may renew your book or video twice if no other borrower has requested the item.  

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association, the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Oxford University Press, and Twin Cities Public Television. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Resources from the NEH Bridging Cultures Website

Librarian/Professor

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Teresa Ashley
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Northridge Campus Library
11928 Stonehollow Dr.
Austin, TX 78758-3101
512.223-4742

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