New Uzbek Romanization Table Approved

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: Asian and African Materials (CC:AAM)  
recently received and reviewed a proposal for a new Uzbek romanization table. 
The new table has subsequently been approved.

The new Uzbek romanization table 
<> is now available for 
downloading from the ALA-LC Romanization Tables webpage . With the approval of the Uzbek 
table, the Uzbek section of the Non-Slavic Languages (in Cyrillic Script) has 
been removed from the latter table. An updated version of the Non-Slavic 
Languages (in Cyrillic Script) romanization table 
<> has also been posted to 
the ALA-LC Romanization Tables webpage.

Please direct any questions about romanization tables to Bruce Johnson, LC 
Policy and Standards Division (<>).

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