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Bibliography of Arabic Books Online

A Bibliography of All Printed Arabic Language Books before 1960

Edited by William J. Kopycki

The Bibliography of Arabic Books Online (BABO) aims to become a comprehensive bibliographic database containing information about virtually all books published in Arabic before 1960. BABO contains over 80,000 bibliographical records from the National Library in Egypt, the British Library and the Library of Congress. BABO will include Name Authority Files (NAFs) which list all the spellings variants of authors’ names found in the database. This will be an invaluable finding aid for end-users of BABO, and a practical reference for librarians cataloguing Arabic titles. For creating the Name Authority File, the following resources have been used: - Nosseir (Arabic Books Published in Egypt before 1956) - Egyptian national bibliography - al-Nashra al-misriyya lil-matbu’at - Carl Brockelmann - Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur The spellings found in The Encyclopaedia of Islam have also been added.
Features and Benefits - Over 60,000 bibliographical records - Includes authority files for Arabic names - Searchable in English, transliterated Arabic, and in Arabic script - Full MARC-21 and Library Card records are included

Edited by William Gross, Orly Tzion and Falk Wiesemann

Catalog of Catalogs provides a comprehensive index of nearly 2,300 publications documenting the exhibition of Judaica over the past 140 years. This vast corpus of material, ranging from simple leaflets to scholarly catalogs, contains textual and visual material as yet unmined for the study of Jewish art, religion, culture and history.

Through highly-detailed, fully-indexed catalog entries, William Gross, Orly Tzion and Falk Wiesemann elucidate some 2,000 subjects, geographical locations and Judaica objects (ceremonial objects, illuminated manuscripts, printed books, synagogues, cemeteries et al.) addressed in these catalogs. Descriptions of the catalog's bibliographic components, contributors, exhibition history, and contents, all accessible through the volume's five indices, render this volume an unparalleled new resource for the study of Jewish Art, culture and history.