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Middle East, North Africa & South Asia history

Welcome - Merhaba - أهلا وسهلا - Hoşgeldiniz - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on historical, archival and primary sources for the history of the Middle East. 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

Another common romanization style is that of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES) transliteration guide.

Suggested fonts for the romanization:

  1. Unicode fonts
  2. New Times Arabic

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

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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