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 study aimed to identify the renaissance of calligraphy and writing during the reign of Sultan Ahmed Al-Mansour Al-Dahabi in Marrakech, whether it is on architectural monuments and applied antiques or on others who have been entrusted by the writer or calligrapher to write and embellish from the Koran, books, letters and official documents of the state.

Applying to Tugra Ahmed Al-Mansour, It also aimed to identify the Construction Bureau, the Diwan of the Nakashah, the most famous calligraphers, writers, barbers, snails, and decorators, or those who are engraved in the Saadian books and their role in the renaissance of the Moroccan calligraphy, With a presentation of some of the official documents of the state and the most famous letters of Ahmed Al-Mansour Al-Dahabi and how to write them and their advantages.

The study dealt with how Al-Mansur took care of the oriental lines, while devising it for writing the code. The study presented to Al-Mansur Al-Saadi and the inscriptions of Al-Badi 'Palace in Marrakech, the coins in his reign, The study of Mansour's interest in the translation of books, and the role of this in the rise of Moroccan calligraphy.