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Transliteration of Non-Latin Alphabets

When searching for materials in Cyrillic languages it helps to search in the original language and in transliteration. When searching library resources (the catalog, WorldCat, other databases), you will have the most success with the Library of Congress transliteration system. Do all searches in Cyrillic and transliteration when appropriate. For Latin-alphabet languages which use diacritics, perform searches both with and without diacritics for best results.