The centre of research into Malay manuscripts was established by ATMA, UKM in 2010. It is the centre for development of knowledge on Malay manuscripts which consists of various fields. The centre undertakes research of old Malay Jawi manuscripts which are available in the world. It is known that there exists around 10,000 to 15,000 thousand manuscript titiles in Jawi located in 151 libraries, archives and museums in 28 countries around the world. Currently only 5% of the overall number has been studied and the rest has not.
PPMAM AREAS OF RESEARCH
The research into manuscripts of the Malay world includes but is not limited to these fields:
DR ROS MAHWATI AHMAD ZAKARIA
Head of Malay Manuscript Research Centre,
Malay Manuscript Research Centre,
4th Floor, Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu (ATMA)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 43600 Bangi, Selangor.
Tel: 03-8921 5822/ 3323/ 3645
Faks: 03-8925 4698