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Iranian studies

Welcome سلام. خوش آمدید! This guide focuses on useful sources for the study of classical and contemporary Iranian studies. It is tailored to the courses offered by the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies.

About

This guide was originally created and populated by Dr. Eliza Tasbihi, Specialized Cataloging Editor, Islamic Manuscripts, McGill University Library.

Library Catalogues

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Transliteration

  • Persian Phonetic Keyboard Layout for Windows is for Microsoft Windows users interested to profit from their skill in typing with Latin QWERTY keyboards to type Persian characters much faster.
  • Lexilogos is a multilingual keyboard. 
  • Omniglot is the online encyclopedic writing systems

Two suggested fonts for the transliteration:

  1. Unicode fonts for Arabic transliteration
  2. New Times Arabic transliteration font

Romanization

To search the Libraray Catalogues you need to use the Library of Congress Romanization tables for Persian.

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