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Organizing references

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Duke University Libraries use American Library Association and Library of Congress (ALA-LC) approved Romanization tables for the transliteration of records for Arabic, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, and Urdu into Roman script. To conduct successful searches in the Libraries' online catalog, it is important that search terms are entered in the correct fomat. To familiarize yourself with the Romanization system, check the PDFs of the current ALA-LC approved Romanization Tables for: