Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Belarusian Romanization Table Revision Approved

The Belarusian romanization table is now available.
The ALA-LC Romanization tables are developed jointly by the Library of Congress (LC) and the American Library Association (ALA). Romanization schemes enable the cataloging of foreign language materials. Romanized cataloging in turn supports circulation, acquisitions, serials check-in, shelflisting, shelving, and reference, particularly in library catalogs that are unable to display non-roman alphabet information.

The ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) recently received and reviewed a proposal to revise the Belarusian romanization table. The table has subsequently been approved.

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