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Near East Collections: Jewish Studies Resources at Princeton University and Beyond: ROMANIZATION TABLES & CALENDAR CONVERTERS

This guide will introduce you to the multi-faceted discipline known as Jewish Studies and a few of its related fields. The guide also includes information on collections and links to resources found here at Princeton University and beyond.

ALA-LC Romanization Tables: Transliteration Schemes for Non-Roman Scripts

Princeton University Library uses American Library Association and Library of Congress (ALA-LC) approved Romanization Tables for their transliterations of Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Ladino, Judeo-Persian*, and Yiddish languages into Roman script.  

If you are having trouble locating works in your Main Catalog search, check to be sure you are using the correct transliteration.  Links to PDFs of the current ALA-LC approved Romanization Tables for selected languages are listed below.


Patrons may also view conversions for multiple calendars by clicking here.