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ACCESSING MANUSCRIPTS IN NORTHERN NIGERIAN REPOSITORIES: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EXPLORING NIGERIA’S ARABIC / AJAMI MANUSCRIPT RESOURCES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW KNOWLEDGE ORGANISED BY AREWA HOUSE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FORD FOUNDATION OFFICE FOR WEST AFRICE. 7TH MAY, 2009 (2010)
  • Musa Salih Muhammad
  • Sulaiman Shehu
Abstract
Since the discussion on Arabic/Ajami manuscripts recovery was started under the International conference series in Arewa House, Kaduna in the year 2007, not many thought of the enormous task ahead in the way those pursuing the project in the field are currently experiencing. Whether it is at the level of determining the state of the manuscripts, their scope, attempt to recover and preserve them in the best way researchers could benefit from their resourcefulness, the problem has been the same. While progress is being made with strong commitment to reach the destination of these vast unexplored resources, and where possible collect and preserve those using modern techniques, a critical problem now discovered in the field is that of permanent loss
Disciplines
Publication Date
Summer May 14, 2010
Citation Information
Musa Salih Muhammad and Sulaiman Shehu. "ACCESSING MANUSCRIPTS IN NORTHERN NIGERIAN REPOSITORIES: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES" NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EXPLORING NIGERIA’S ARABIC / AJAMI MANUSCRIPT RESOURCES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW KNOWLEDGE ORGANISED BY AREWA HOUSE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FORD FOUNDATION OFFICE FOR WEST AFRICE. 7TH MAY, 2009 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/musasm/5/