H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani

This week we commemorate our Late Chairman, H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani (may his soul rest in peace), with some of our associates, friends, and members of the Yamani family.

Now Available: The book "Kashf Al-Zunūn ‘An Asāmī Al-Kutub Wa Al-Funūn"

We are pleased to announce out new publication "Kashf Al-Zunūn ‘An Asāmī Al-Kutub Wa Al-Funūn".
The book, “Kashf al-ẓunūn ‘an asāmī al-kutub wa al-funūn”, by its author, Muṣṭafā b. ‘Abd Allāh al-Qasṭanṭīnī al-‘Uthmānī, renowned as Kâtip Çelebi and as Ḥājī Khalīfah (1017-1067AH), is considered the largest bibliographical and encyclopaedic lexicon in the author’s era.

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Now Available: the book "Ottoman Scientific Heritage"

We are pleased to announce our new publication "Ottoman Scientific Heritage", which will be available next month!
The book presents the finest of Ottoman scientific heritage, revealing achievements in science and civilisation, and contributions to the cumulative human heritage, secured under the patronage of the Ottoman State throughout its six centuries of history.

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Nuzhat Al-Mushtāq fī ʿUlamāʾ Al-ʿIrāq

(HISTORY OF THE SCHOLARS OF IRAQ)

We are pleased to announce the book: "Nuzhat Al-Mushtāq fī ʿUlamāʾ Al-ʿIrāq" (History of the Scholars of Iraq).
The book casts light on a key phase in scholarly life in Iraq. It compiles the biographies of a group of Iraq’s most prominent scholars during that phase, whose biographies had only been compiled by al-Raḥbī in this book.

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National Days

National Days and our "World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts"
To highlight each country's Islamic written heritage, from next year (2022), we will be celebrating the National Days, by providing an insight into their Islamic manuscript collections with an interactive summary of the country's surveyed Islamic manuscripts collection, with key facts and figures from our “World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts”.
Stay tuned...

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National Day of Norway

17 May

Norway's Islamic Written Heritage as indicated in our "World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts"
Discover Norway's Islamic Written Heritage with our interactive infographic, highlighting the surveyed Manuscripts in the country and their details.

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National Day of Cameroon

20 May

Cameroon's Islamic Written Heritage as indicated in our "World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts"
Discover Cameroon's Islamic Written Heritage with our interactive infographic, highlighting the surveyed Manuscripts in the country and their details.

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National Day of Yemen

22 May

Yemen's Islamic Written Heritage as indicated in our "World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts"
Discover Yemen's Islamic Written Heritage with our interactive infographic, highlighting the surveyed Manuscripts in the country and their details.

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National Day of Jordan

25 May

Jordan's Islamic Written Heritage as indicated in our "World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts"
Discover Jordan's Islamic Written Heritage with our interactive infographic, highlighting the surveyed Manuscripts in the country and their details.

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Publications

Digital Library

The Digital Library is an open access platform that provides cross-search and specialised research tools across a wealth of scholarship and hidden treasures of the Islamic written heritage. It offers a continuously growing repository of bibliographic information about manuscripts and manuscript collections worldwide, inviting its users to delve into a wide range of sources, including: published and unpublished catalogues of Islamic manuscript from over 106 countries, an unprecedented comprehensive bibliography within the field of the objectives of Islamic law (Maqāsid al-Sharīah), and access to a reference library with specialised collections in a wide range of languages.

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