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Arabic & Translation Studies Librarian

Arabic and Translation Studies Collections Map

Welcome to Arabic Studies Subject Guide

Your gateway to the most relevant research resources. Use the tabs to locate resources that will help you get started with your research. 



Library Catalog Search Tips

Use the AUS Library Catalog to find books and other items in the library. 

A keyword search can be performed by typing in the suggested terms below in WorldCat Discovery

  • Arabic Language =  اللغة العربية
  • Arabic Literature = الأدب العربي
  • Arabic Music =  الموسيقى العربية
  • Arabic Poetry = الشعر العربي
  • Arabic Short Stories =  القصص القصيرة
  • Arabic Prose = النثر العربي


Locating Arabic Resources

Arabic materials in AUS Library are cataloged using the Library of Congress Romanization System. Romanization / Transliteration of Arabic  is writing Arabic script in Latin characters. Searching WorldCat Discovery using transliterated keywords is necessary in order to retrieve relevant results.  Please check Arabic Romanization Table

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Search WorldCat for books, articles and more:




Arabic Translation Studies Resources Workshop Spring 2018