Al Manhal offers thousands of eBooks from the Arab world’s leading publishers, across a diverse range of topics, with more being added every week. We make it as easy as possible for our library customers to build their eBook collections by organizing our titles into subject area collections that can be subscribed to or purchased (perpetual access).

Al Manhal eBook collections are available in the following 16 subject areas:

  • Social Sciences
  • Islamic Studies
  • History, Geography & Biography
  • Business and Economics
  • Political Science & International Relations
  • Language & Literature
  • Science and Technology
  • School 6-12
  • Educational Science
  • Law
  • Media and Communication
  • Contemporary References
  • Heritage
  • Arts
  • Art and Architecture
  • Classical Literature
Why Al Manhal eBooks

Al Manhal's unique, research-centric platform provides our customers with the following advanced research & library tools:

  • Full-text searchable publications
  • Flexible pricing models which enable cost effective access to thousands of titles
  • Unlimited simultaneous access
  • Contextual linking and searching
  • Personal bookshelves that can be shared
  • Highlighting, bookmarking and annotating
  • Copy/paste and printing with automatic citations
  • eBook content matches original print 100%
  • Compliance with copyright license agreements
  • MARC 21 records for all titles at no extra cost
  • COUNTER compliant usage reports

Facts & Figures
  • Growing number of titles: 14,220
  • Collection growth rate per year: Approx. 30% - Total of 18,480 titles by end of 2,018
  • Average publishing year: 2010
  • Prominent publishing partners: Over 190 (growing)
  • Publishing partners geographical coverage: Arabic speaking & Islamic world
  • MARC21 records coverage for eBooks: 100% & RDA compliant
  • Indexed by: Summon, OCLC, CNKI and EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Flexible pricing models: Yearly subscription & perpetual access (purchase)
  • Languages: Arabic, English and French

Year Published Distribution

Al Manhal ensures that the majority of its books are recent and up to date. It focuses on providing universities, research centers and scientific societies with books in track with the fast paced changes in all academic fields.Al Manhal eBooks, summarized by publishing year:







eBook Collections total number of titles 14,220 categorized as follows