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Brill Bibliography of Arabic Books Online

Bibliography of Arabic Books Online

A Bibliography of All Printed Arabic Language Books before 1960

Editor: William J. Kopycki

ISSN: 1877-0045

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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 ofBABO, 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

Free Trial Access Available
For more information, open free trial or to place an order, contact:
Jacek Lewinson
Mobi:+48 502 603 290, skype:jacek.lewinson , Email:

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