When researching Egypt using the collections at the Library of Congress, the selected journal and newspaper materials presented on this page are a great place to start. Most Egyptian serials are not digitized. Researchers can access bound& Egyptian periodicals and newspapers on microfilm in Arabic in the African and Middle Eastern Reading Room in LJ 229. For journals and newspapers in English and Romanized Languages consult the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room in the Madison Building Room 133.
Access to current and older Egyptian serials in Arabic is provided in the African and Middle Eastern Reading Room in the Jefferson Building Room 229. There are selected freely accessible e-journals listed in the first tab below and subscription e-journals with onsite access only on the second tab.
The third tab below, "Newspapers on Microfilm," lists Egyptian newspapers that have been microfilmed and are available onsite or through interlibrary loan.
The Library's Serial and Government Publications Division maintains one of the most extensive collections of newspapers, current unbound periodicals, comic books, and government publications. With over 25,000 non-US titles, it is the largest collection of international newspapers in the world. These materials are served in the Library's Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room. Below are selected free access digitized serials in the Roman script languages. The titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the E-Resources Online Catalog.
Below are selected e-journals related to Egyptian studies available only onsite at the Library of Congress. The e-journals may also be available through subscription databases at your local library. The titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the E-Resources Online Catalog.
The Library of Congress receives newspapers from Egypt, in several formats. The two links at the top of the list provide information about newspapers in English and the Roman alphabet languages in the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading and older newspapers from Egypt that were bound and are stored offsite. The list of newspapers linked below provide fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog, including holdings on microfilm for each title.