When searching the online catalog for Tibetan titles it is necessary to use the proper ALA-LC romanization according to this table?


This table was adopted in 2015 and is based on the standard Wylie system.  It replaces the previous LOC table which included diacritics for four letters (nga, nya, zha, sha).  Catalog entries for books cataloged before 2015 have not been converted to the new system, so it may be necessary to do your search using both.  Please contact the reference staff if you are still unable to locate the title.

Last Updated: May 29, 2020
Views: 139

Learn More

Follow Us

Additional Ways to Contact Us

Send written correspondence to:

Asian Division
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540-4810