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Middle East Studies: Democratization and the Arab Spring

A guide to Middle East news sources, web databases, digital libraries, and research tools available at the NU Libraries

The Arab Spring: Getting Started

Public opinion, participation, and political change

Social media and web archives

r-Sheif is an archive of tweets, instagrams, facebook posts, and YouTube videos about the Arab Spring, along with tools for visualizations and support for research. North Africa and the Middle East documents the Arab Spring revolutions from 2011 to the present.  From the creators of the wayback machine, it has captures of web sites and blogs from the region.

Separate archive-it libraries are available for Tunesia and Egypt (in partnership with American University in Cairo).