Please note this homepage only includes general resources and tools. Detailed lists of resources can be accessed via the left-hand side menu.
To search the Library catalogue, use the Library of Congress romanization tables for Arabic, Ottoman Turkish, Persian and Urdu.
For other ALA-LC romanization Tables click here.
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: Unicode fonts
Conversion between Gregorian and Hijri calendars
Conversion between Gregorian and Shamsi calendars
We thank Hind Alessa for the idea of developing this guide, and her invaluable contributions in identifying relevant sources.
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