Focus and Scope

MANUSKRIPTA (ISSN: 2252-5343, e-ISSN: 2355-7605) is an Indonesian Journal for Manuscript Studies published by the Indonesian Association for Nusantara manuscripts or Masyarakat Pernaskahan Nusantara (MANASSA), INDONESIA.



MANUSKRIPTA aims to preserve and explore the diversity of Nusantara manuscripts, and communicate their localities to the global academic discourse. The journal spirit is to provide students, researchers, scholars, librarians, collectors, and everyone who is interested in Nusantara manuscripts, information of current research on Nusantara manuscripts through the publication of articles and book reviews.



MANUSKRIPTA is relating to manuscript preservation or philological, codicological, and paleographical studies. The article about visual, culture, heritage, and art based on Nusantara manuscripts are welcome.


Section Policies


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Book Review

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Peer Review Process

MANUSKRIPTA, published two times a year since 2011, is a bilingual (English and Bahasa Indonesia), peer-reviewed journal, and specializes in Nusantara manuscript studies in general. All submitted papers are subject to double-blind review process.


Publication Frequency

MANUSKRIPTA is published two times a year (July and December)


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.