Jeddah, October 16th: Al Manhal signed an electronic publishing agreement with Asbar Center for Studies, Research and Communications in Jeddah The agreement was signed by Mr. Mohammed Attia Shafi,  Content Development Manager at Al Manhal; and Mr. Waleed Salem Al Harthy Musharraf, Public Relations Coordinator at Asbar Center. The aim of the agreement is to strengthen the cooperation and the enrichment of electronic publishing and dissemination of Islamic and Arabic content. Al Manhal will publish and distribute the books and journals of the center through its electronic platform to meet the needs of researchers and beneficiaries at universities, research centers and scientific institutions around the world, in order to provide electronic services using the best-in-class technologies. Both sides stressed their keenness to support the project to keep up with developments and new technologies in the world of electronic publishing.

Al Manhal is the only full-text searchable platform for Arabic electronic publications, where publishers can display their print publications electronically using the best-in-class intelligent platform, and where library users, research centers and scientific societies can access their content, regionally and globally using one of the most advanced research platforms.