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  • Japan-Myanmar Collaboration on Conservation and Preservation of Cultural Heritages in Myanmar 

    Thaw Kaung (Proceedings of Joint Symposium on Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts, 2016)
    To know about libraries collections and to preserve and conserve of libraries material to participants of the Japan-Myanmar Symposium on the Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts. As we all know it is ...
  • Japanese Public Libraries of Today 

    Kato, Yoshie (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    To know about libraries collections and to preserve and conserve of libraries materials.
  • Palm-leaf : the ancient writing medium of Myanmar 

    U Maung Maung Thein; U Thein Lwin (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Today paper is the most widely used for writing and printing, as well as for painting. However, before paper was introduced there were several mediums like wooden panels, birch bark, palm-leaf, leather, parchment and so ...
  • Necessity of Preserving our Tangible Heritage Manuscripts 

    Daw Khin Lay Soe (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Like other countries of Asia, Myanmar has thousands of manuscripts written on paper (parabaik) and palm leaf all over the country. Palm leaf, one of the medium of written text, is the most popular material in Southeast ...
  • A Study on the selected Tipitaka catalogue formats of old manuscripts (palm-leaf) 

    Saw Mya Kyi Thar (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    The Thar-lay (South) Monastery library preserves a small but significant collection of palmleaves for the use of Researchers, scholars. The collection, which is in the process of cataloging, need to be, added the class ...
  • Ancient Myanmar Manuscript Collection in Yadanabon University 

    Sanda Oo (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    In Myanmar, there are invaluable historical and literary materials in traditional texts to trace the past and use them to understand the present preserving the written records. So Myanmar has a long tradition of preserving ...
  • Detection of Fungus from Old Plam-leaf Manuscripts Stored in the University of Yangon Library and Biochemical Properties of Citronella Grass 

    San San Aye; Hla Ngwe (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Citronella grass possess many useful biological activities which has been the reason for the selection of this plant for the present paper. The present paper is concerned with detection of fungus from old palm-leaf ...
  • Preservation and Conservation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts Collected from Mingin District, Sagaing Region 

    Kay Thi Htwe (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    The holdings of libraries, museums, archives, and other documentation centres are the priceless heritage of mankind. Not only in the context ancient lore but also in the context of medieval and modern age, manuscripts are ...
  • A Study on the Palm leaf Manuscripts in Thar –Lay (South) Monastery, Thar-Lay Village, Innle Lake, Shan State 

    Zin Mar Oo (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    There have been many fine monastic libraries since early period all over Myanmar country. Most of monastic libraries kept mainly hand inscribed Palm leaf manuscripts and handmade paper manuscripts, called Parabikes (folded ...
  • Myanmar Traditional Medicine on Palm-leaf Manuscripts Collected in Universities' Central Library 

    Daw Yu Yu Tin (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    At the eras of birth of Myanmar Traditional medicine, Bagan and Tagaung, Myanmar used Palm-leaf and Parabaik Manuscripts to document medicinal matters. Myanmar traditional Medicine treatise appeared along with the historical ...
  • Cataloguing of Parabaiks In the Universities’ Central Library 

    Tin Win Yee (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Universities’ Central Library (UCL) has an adequate collection of old Myanmar manuscripts. 15163 palm-leaf manuscripts (Pay sa) and 4037 parabaik (folding paper) have hold respectively (Dec. 2016 accessioned). It contains ...
  • Preservation and Conservation of Ancient Myanmar Manuscripts 

    Tin Phone Nwe (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Myanmar has valuable historical and literary materials in traditional texts and different kinds of medium used for the written records of the past. They are: Stone Inscriptions, Palm-leaf Manuscripts, Parabaiks (Handmade ...
  • The Causes of Deterioration and Preventive Measures for Traditional Manuscripts 

    Myo (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Traditional Manuscripts are handwritten document in script surfaced in early (4) century till the (19) century. These handwritten documents reflect the rich cultural heritage high intellectual attainment of the Myanmar, ...
  • Treasures of the National Library of Myanmar 

    Mya Oo (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    The National Library of Myanmar inherited over 5600 volumes of palm-leaf manuscripts from the Bernard Free Library. The manuscript collection of the Bernard Free Library was enriched when it bought two very important ...
  • Digitization Process and study on selective Traditional Medicine Palm-leaf Manuscripts 

    Hlaing Hlaing Gyi (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts, 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    This paper is to study the digital preservation and creating database of palm-leaf manuscripts. Librarians are responsible for creating, storing and digitizing palm-leaf manuscripts for the users easily access in University ...
  • Unearthed Story of Myanmar History: Preserving Myanmar Manuscripts 

    Thaw Kaung (Symposium Program for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts, 13-14 December, 2016, University of Yangon, Myanmar, 2016)
    Myanmar has a long tradition of preserving palm-leaf and paper manuscripts in libraries and repositories. We probably learnt the art of writing and of using palm-leaf as a medium with the introduction of Buddhism from India ...