May 27, 2022

Muslim Americans: A Guide to Online Resources


Muslim Americans: A Guide to Online Resources


Allison A. Cowgill
Head of Reference, California State University-Fresno


College and Research Libraries News (May 2011; Vol. 73 No. 5)

From the Introduction

There are numerous authoritative Internet resources that focus on Muslim American philosophies, attitudes, and lives. Space restrictions made decisions about what to include and what to exclude especially challenging. These sites were selected for a number of reasons including their uniqueness and thoroughness, and their combination of information for both Muslim and non-Muslim Americans. A sample of some recent scholarly research is also included. All of these resources highlight how September 11 dramatically altered the lives of Muslim Americans due to widely perceived associations with Islamic terrorism worldwide and the widespread fear that results.

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