Awards for Dr. Godlas' Islamic Studies Website

Awards for Dr. Godlas' Islamic Studies Website

USA TODAY AWARD Selected by USA Today as a Hot Site on Sept. 25, 2001.

Awarded Scout
Selection by the NSF/Mellon Foundation supported Internet Scout Project, September 21, 2001 (Volume 7, #35).

Elizabeth Plantz, in "Bridging the Gap: Islam in America," published in The Library Journal (vol. 123, no. 16, October 1, 1998) favorably reviewed this website. The link here is to a copy published on the U.S. Department of State's website.

The peer-reviewed scholarly journal for librarians, Collection Building, has reviewed this Islamic Studies website (by Elizabeth B. Thomsen, 18:1, April 1999, pp. 40-41), considers it to be an exceptional site, and has given it the following award:

Also the One Person Library (OPL) Newsletter (link fixed 4 January 2006) for librarians andmanagement, in their December 2000 edition, chose to highlight this Islamic Studies website and in their online edition featured it and four other websites as Religious Gateways.

It has been given the highest rating in overall quality (five stars) by

Read a review of this website at the Humbul Humanities Hub (Sept. 27, 2001), published at Oxford University (UK) (a part of the Resource Discovery Network Centre , which is one of Great Britan's premiere critical sources about websites).

Articles on or Related to Dr. Godlas' Islamic Studies Website

  • Learning About Islam in "Cybersights" a section of Columns of the University of Georgia (October 1, 2001).

  • A Georgia Professor's Web Site on Islam Attracts New Attention in The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 31, 2001, by Brock Read.

  • Mursi Saad El-Din in his column "Plain Talk" (link fixed Dec. 27, 2004) in Al-Ahram Weekly Online (Cairo, Egypt)(November 22-28, 2001) devotes a paragraph to Dr. Godlas' Islamic Studies website.

  • And the Winner is...Islam or the Vatican? by Joan Stroer, Online Athens, June 15, 2002. If you haven't registered with Online Athens, the article has been archived by the Internet Wayback Machine.

  • Class on Islam Gains Notice Online from the Augusta Chronicle, July 6, 2002.

  • Islamic Info Site Gains Prominence on the Web by Philip Nuttman, Atlanta Business Chronicle July 19, 2002

  • Reviewed and designated as Website of the Week, Dallas Morning News, August 17, 2002 (Linked here is a copy at the Bryan-College Station Eagle.)