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Middle East studies

Welcome - Merhaba - أهلا وسهلا - Hoşgeldiniz - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on primary and secondary sources for the study of the Middle East, both modern and contemporary. It is tailored to the courses offered by the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies

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Romanization & transliteration

To search the Library catalogue, use the Library of Congress romanization tables  for ArabicOttoman TurkishPersian  and Urdu.

For other ALA-LC romanization Tables click here.

Anoother common romanization styles are that of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES) and the Iranian Studies scheme.

Two suggested fonts for the romanization/transliteration:

  1. Unicode fonts
  2. New Times Arabic

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