Sprague Library Receives NEH and ALA Grant "Bridging Cultures Bookshelf- Muslim Journeys"
Sprague Library is one of 840 libraries and state humanities councils across the country selected to receive the "Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys" from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA).
The award includes 25 books and 3 films chosen by a panel of scholars to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. The award also includes access for one year to Oxford Islamic Studies Online which is now available
For more information about the grant, please visit http://www.programminglibrarian.org/muslimjourneys/mj-themes.html.
The development of the MSU Muslim Journeys website is underway, and programs are being planned for the Spring and Fall 2013 semesters.
For further information, please contact Dr. Mary Mallery, Associate Dean for Technical Services, mallerym or x7150.
The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association. Major support for the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf 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.