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South Asian studies

Welcome - آداب - नमस्ते - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on sources for the study of South Asian Islam with a focus on Pakistan and India. 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 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:
  1. Unicode fonts
  2. New Times Arabic

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

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About

This guide was originally created and populated by Dr. Eliza Tasbihi, Specialized Cataloging Editor, Islamic Manuscripts, McGill University Library.

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