Resources

Transliteration:

  • International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies transliteration system – link – redone
  • Brill’s Encylopedia of Islam transliteration system – link
  • American Library Association – Library of Congress transliteration system (ALA-LC) – link

Wordprocessing Fonts and Resources:

  • Amiri – link
  • Brill – link
  • Gentium – link
  • Unicode Consortium – link
  • Alan Wood’s Unicode Resources – link
  • The Arabic Macintosh – link
  • Junicode – font for medievalists – link

Typesetting Fonts:

  • Monotype Bembo*
  • Adobe Minion Pro*
  • Monotype Baskerville
  • Adobe Garamond Premier Pro
  • Martin Majoor’s Scala and Scala Sans typeface family
  • Adobe Caslon Pro
  • Adobe Cronos Pro* and Adobe Brioso Pro*

Typesetting and Book Design References:

  • Morison, Stanley, First Principles of Typography. Cambridge University Press, 1951. link
  • Bringhurst, Robert. Elements of Typographic Style. (v4.0) Hartley & Marks, 2012. (8th edition)
  • Felici, James. Complete Manual of Typography. Adobe Press, 2003, 2nd ed. 2011. link
  • Birdsall, Derek. Notes on Book Design. Yale University Press, 2004. link
  • Hendel, Richard. On Book Design. Yale University Press, 1998. link
  • Lupton, Ellen. Thinking with Type. Princeton Architectural Press, 2004, 2nd ed.2010. link
  • Squire, Victoria. Getting it Right with Type. Laurance King Publishing, 2006. link
  • Warde, Beatrice. The Crystal Goblet, Sixteen Essays on Typography. World Publishing, 1956.