This bibliography contains journal articles, book chapters, books, edited volumes, theses, grey literature, bibliographies and other resources on the Islamic State (IS / ISIS / ISIL / Daesh) and its predecessor organizations. To keep up with the rapid changing political events, more recent publications have been prioritized during the selection process. The literature has been retrieved by manually browsing more than 200 core and periphery sources in the field of Terrorism Studies. Additionally, full-text and reference retrieval systems have been employed to expand the search.
NB: All websites were last visited on 19.07.2015. - See also Note for the Reader at the end of this literature list.
This article is part of a special issue on the Islamic State in the journal Perspectives on Terrorism, see the whole issue here.