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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.

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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.

Library services and spaces re-opening

As of September 1, most Library branches, including the stack areas, will be accessible to current McGill students, faculty, and staff. Visit the hours webpage for a full listing of opening and service hours.

Further to Quebec government and university directives, procedural masks will continue to be required in all Library branches. For more information, please visit Library services & spaces re-opening.

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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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