Qatar, May 20th: Al Manhal, the only full-text searchable platform for Arabic publications, has signed an agreement with Qatar Foundation, Islamic Studies College, to give its students, researchers and faculty members access to four of its eBook Collections for a year. The four Categories will include: Business & Economics, Islamic Studies, Political Science & International Relations and Social Sciences.

Qatar Foundation, located in Doha, Qatar, is an independent, private, non-profit, chartered organization founded in 1995 by decree of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, to support centers of excellence which develop people's abilities through investments in human capital, innovative technology, state of the art facilities and partnerships with elite organizations, thus raising the competency of people and the quality of life.