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.


It is the historical value of the country, because these manuscripts are the historical gateway to the country's heritage and authenticity, as well as the scientific value left by our forefathers of the nation's great scientists. This is why our study came in order to develop a number of mechanisms, controls and practical proposals for ways to advance the status of the manuscripts preserved in the Central Library of the Sunni Endowment in Iraq, because they include the rare manuscripts, which will contribute in a remarkable way to underlining the finest features of originality and sophistication. The importance of our research stems from the subject that he is talking about, as he talks about the practical steps of the mechanisms of caring for the nation's heritage. In particular, we are aware of the extent of the suffering that has afflicted Mesopotamia for decades, because of the repercussions of wars, occupation, scientific siege and cognitive decline. The purpose of the topic is clear in the general context of the title of the research, and we aim to reach full conviction through which the statement of practical efforts to promote the Iraqi manuscripts; and appropriate mechanisms to promote the Library of Waqf manuscripts, which played an important role in the service of cultural and intellectual life, A great cultural monument, to a country in which the first four civilizations of the world were born, through which culture and knowledge were spread throughout the globe.