Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research (JMLSR)

About the Journal :

The International Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research, published quarterly on behalf of the Scientific Institute of Advanced Training and Studies is a referred scientific journal, which is supervised by a group of scholars who are specialized in heritage, museums, and library studies in the Arab and international universities.

The objectives of this journal are: – To spot light on our memorable history to inspire a brighter future; – To stimulate the minds of researchers and adorers of heritage; -To exert efforts for the purpose of mobilizing skills and capacities in gathering various cultural, thoughtful, and heritage backgrounds; -To interact with the important aspects of our bountiful heritage, by and with which we live and move forward to the achievement of innovation, invention & development; -To fight alienation of relations with heritage; – To interact with masterworks of heritage to dedicate them to researchers to serve as a platform for achieving development.

The journal seeks to promote technical and educational services in view of international standards through distinguished and specialized qualifications, use of modern technology, loyalty and devotion to work, and achieving excellence to provide researchers and students with the best services. This will create a professional encouraging environment for the excellent creative ideas and talents who are committed to team work values, spirit of respect, authenticity of vision, and excellence in objectives.

The journal concerns with public intellectuals, persons interested in heritage and manuscripts, text editors, graduate researchers, researchers of manuscripts, librarians and information centres, in support of being a pioneer journal that seeks to make heritage a deep rooted science, art, entertainment, and education within an attractive framework of knowledge, as a leading journal in the field of heritage, documentations, and manuscripts studies at the national and international levels. Furthermore, the journal publishes authentic and distinguished scientific, technical and applied researches in an attempt to become a significant and added value journal in the field of electronic media, which takes advantage of the valuable components of manuscripts to regain its original beauty and the identity of Arabs and Muslims since they represent national, historical, ideological identities. In addition to this, manuscripts are regarded as a source of pride of the heritage left by our parents and ancestors including sciences, cultures, knowledge, and arts.


The book "The Book of the Hadiths and Antiquities" by Imam Hafiz Abi Bakr Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Abi Shaybah, who died in the year 230, is one of the most important books of the third century AH. It is characterized by this book contains a large number of conversations raised and the effects of the companions and followers of Sind, and the genius of the author of the books and books in the introduction of these conversations and the effects and collection and coordination. Numerous copies and manuscripts of this book have been published in different countries, and many scholars and distinguished scholars have served this book through the numbering and realization of the book. The book has been reprinted several times by various international presses. The researcher aims to shed light on some of the manuscripts of this book and its various publications and investigations. It also aims at directing the attention to the fact of the investigation of the manuscripts and the results of this investigation. The prevailing view among the researchers is that if the manuscript is published after the investigation by some This is a serious mistake. Many of the manuscripts were manipulated by traders looking for quick profit. Their investigations were incomplete, full of mistakes and omissions, not to mention the absence of necessary interviews between the various copies. Hence, the re-examination of the investigations was an important input to reconsider the manuscript itself. The work of Ibn Abi Shaybah was an example of poor investigation, Led to the destruction of buildings and the corruption of meanings. The researcher has studied some of the investigations conducted on this valuable modern travel and revealed the mistakes and errors and hiccups in which the investigators and the development of a new strategy to deal with this valuable book.