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Judaic Studies

Romanization Tables: Transliteration Schemes for Non-Roman Scripts

While the library's catalog does support Hebrew characters, historically some works were cataloged in Roman script transliteration rather than in Hebrew. Princeton University Library uses American Library Association and Library of Congress (ALA-LC) approved Romanization Tables for transliterations of Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Ladino, Judeo-Persian,* and Yiddish languages into Roman script.   If you are having trouble locating works in the library catalog, try searching in transliteration, using the correct transliteration according to the ALA-LC approved Romanization Tables linked below.