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Arabic literature

Welcome! أهلا وسهلا! This guide focuses on useful sources for the study of classical and contemporary Arabic literature. It is tailored to the courses offered by the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies.

Library Catalogues

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To search the Library catalogues, use the Library of Congress Romanization tables for Arabic.


  • Yamli is a Smart Arabic keyboard with transliteration adaptability
  • Fuzzy Arabic Combines Yamli's transliteration adaptability with Buckwalter Morphological Analyzer

For transliteration style, check: International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES) transliteration guide

Suggested fonts for the transliteration:

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


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