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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.

WorldCat Discovery

SEARCH EVERYTHING AT MCGILL

 

Search WorldCat Discovery for McGill books, articles, etc.

Romanization & transliteration

To search the Library catalogue, use the Library of Congress Romanization tables for Persian.

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

Suggested fonts for the romanization:

  1. Unicode fonts
  2. New Times Arabic

A tool for Mac users: The Arabic Macintosh: an informal resource centre

Virtual keyboards

  • Lexilogos is a multilingual keyboard. 
  • Omniglot is the online encyclopedic writing systems
  • 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.

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Further to Quebec government and university directives, McGill campuses are currently closed. As a result, all library branches are closed until further notice. Library staff will continue to provide virtual reference during service hours. I will also be available via email and virtual consultation. For more information about the closure, please visit our COVID -19 | Library Closure & Service Disruptions FAQ.

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About

This guide was created and populated in collaboration with Dr. Eliza Tasbihi, Specialized Cataloging Editor, Islamic Manuscripts, and Ghazaleh Ghanavizchian, Senior Library Clerk, Islamic Studies Library.

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