• Authoritative Arabic Scholarly Content
    Books. Journals. Reports. Dissertations. Videos.
    ...and more...
    All Electronic. All Arabic. All Searchable.
    For academic, government, corporate, school, public and private libraries

    Compliant with copyright license agreements and protected by DRM techknology.
    See our Terms and Conditions.

  • Quick and Easy Access for Book Lovers
    Arabic Bookstore App
    ...a universe of bestseller titles...
    The go-to library of choice for Arabic readers everywhere!
  • K-5 Arabic Levelled Reader
    Nahla wa Nahil
    A Blended e-Learning Arabic Literacy Program
    Developed by teachers and Arabic language specialists for kids aged 4 to 11
  • Disseminate your publications globally
    Become One of Our Publishing Partners
    ...and boost your royalty earnings...
    • New Revenue Streams
    • Marketing Benefits
    • Global Sales
    • Royalty and Usage Reports
    • Indexing Services
    • DOI Services for eJournal Publications
    • Arabized Platform
    • Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • Platform SaaS Licensing
    online support
    Top-notch publishing platform designed to enhance the research experience through maximizing content discoverability while ensuring copyright protection for publishers.

Welcome to Al Manhal

The world's only provider of full-text searchable databases of scholarly and scientific publications from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.


Growing subject and publisher eBook databases available via subscription and perpetual access.

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An extensive selection of peer-reviewed academic and scientific journals.

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Databases of Masters and Ph.D. dissertations from the Arab world’s leading universities.

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Children's Books

Nahla & Nahil, the #1 Arabic language reading and comprehension resource for grades K-5, includes a thousand levelled Arabic books from M.E. leading publishers.

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Middle East Strategic Studies Online(MESSO)

The most comprehensive source for research, intelligence and analysis in Middle Eastern affairs.

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Islamic Finance Hub

Specialized content database containing books, journal articles, standards, conference proceedings, white papers and reports on Islamic Finance and Banking.

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Library Services

With a wide range of expertise and a broad assortment of published offerings, Al Manhal's team of professionals is second to none in providing our library customers (and publishers) with a comprehensive set of digital services specialized in Arabic content.

MARC21 Records

We are the most specialized MARC21 records service provider for Arabic content. Compliant with global standards (such as RDA, LCSH, ect..), our records are internationally adopted.

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Metadata Extraction

We provide metadata extraction services from all types of information resources, both print and digital, including ancient Arabic manuscipts.

Arabic Transliteration

We combine the expertise of our Arabic language specialists with the Transliteration Schemes approved by ALA-LC.


Specialized in old, rare, precious and fragile manuscripts, we provide high accuracy data conversion to any searchable digital format.

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Publishing Services

The demand for online content has drastically increased in recent years causing traditional libraries to boost their electronic content holdings. It is critical for publishers to adapt to customer needs and implement optimal electronic publishing and distribution strategies, according to international library and copyright protection standards.

Don't publish online in the dark!

Discovery Services Indexing and D.O.I. Registration

Discovery services increase your content usage, connects users with publishers, provides the easiest and most efficient way for users to discover your publications.

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We expect excellence!

Marketing and Global Distribution

Distribution channels make up the “place” in the 4 p’s of the marketing mix (along with product, price and promotion). How to best deliver your content to its intended destination can change drastically across international markets. Understanding what factors influence global logistics and choosing the most reliable channel is the most critical expertise the Al Manhal marketers can offer.

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Make for all devices!

Branded Online Publishing Platforms

Top-notch publishing platform designed to enhance the research experience through maximizing content discoverability while ensuring copyright protection for publishers.

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What our Customers say

There is great satisfaction in knowing you've done your job well and served your clients' interests: the pay-off from all the hard work.

Strategic Partners

We provide fast and cost effective solutions by leveraging industry leaders and their wealth of knowledge and experience.

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