Library Search is the main way to search for resources provided by the University of Westminster.
Use the search box below to look up print and electronic resources in Library Search, or go directly to the Library Search homepage.
Books relevant to Arabic are mainly located on Floor 1 and Floor B4 of Regent Library.
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For locations of other shelf numbers please use Library Search, where you will also find e-books that can be read online.
Print journals and magazines are arranged alphabetically by title on Floor B4 of the library. There are also many journals available electronically via Library Search.
Some examples of e-journal titles relevant to Arabic are:
To find a journal or magazine title, use the "Books, journals & more" option in Library Search. You may find it helpful to refine your search by Resource Type: Journals.
To find journal articles on a particular topic, use the "Articles & more" option in Library Search.
Our databases cover a wide range of material, including e-journals and e-books, multimedia resources, and dictionaries. A complete list of our databases can be found in the E-resources A-Z.
Key databases for languages are listed below:
You should be able to access most resources outside the University with your username and password. Contact the Library or Ask a Librarian service if you have any problems.
Al-Sharq al-Awsat is an Arabic international newspaper that can be read online via a Google search.
Other Arabic newspapers can also be read online via the Factiva database in Library Search.
Language learning materials such as CDs are kept in the book collection on Floor B4. There is also a separate DVD collection on this floor which includes films in a variety of languages.
Printed mono and bilingual dictionaries are available on Floor B4 of the Library in language order. Specialist dictionaries are arranged by subject.
A number of electronic dictionaries are also available via Library Search - see the dictionaries tab on this guide for more information.