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 Arab-Islamic heritage is the glory of this nation and its wealth, and its great cultural inventory, which represents its great personality, its various types of sciences, its spiritual, intellectual and social dimensions, its historic turning point and its human presence in throughout the previous centuries. One of these heritages is the science of the manuscripts which is deemed as the most important inventory of this wealth and a main source to investigate in the Islamic history. The pioneers of this heritage have given great attention to the classification of encyclopedic classification of these sciences, and the names of classifiers, titles of literature, according to their chapters and classes and other classifications. It is also the main key in the study of manuscripts, the exploration of them, the approach of the available copies, and their interaction with each other, in order to reach the original text, in order to study it, study the apparent method of it. As well as the texts that nobody comments on them, as well as the study of the manuscript itself as a material document, and study Arabic Islamic lines and creative aspects of it. The aim of this paper is to identify the scientific methodological steps that benefit researchers in the field of research and investigation by highlighting (the missing manuscripts of Imam Ali bin Hamshath al-Nisabouri and methods of collecting their materials, applied models).