Transliteration Tables for African and Middle Eastern Languages
To be successful in searching the online catalog of the Library of
Congress for records of materials published in the vernacular scripts
of Africa and the Middle East, you must use the American Library Association/Library
of Congress romanization (transliteration) tables. The tables for those
languages in the custody of the African and Middle Eastern Division
are given below, along with a link to the homepage of the particular
section responsible for each.
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