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Early Arabic Printed Books

 Gale, a library resource provider and a Cengage company, has announced the launch of the final modules of its Early Arabic Printed Books archive for the international higher education market.
 
Early Arabic Printed Books features a number of technological innovations pioneered by Gale to ensure scholars in Arabic-speaking countries and beyond can research the range of content, including interfaces in Arabic and European languages, right-to-left-read navigation of Arabic texts, an embedded Arabic keyboard and newly developed optical character recognition software.

Scopus, a broad view of global research

Scopus delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. As the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, Scopus has intuitive tools that allow you to track, analyse and visualise research.

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Sage Recommends

Sage and Expert System have released Sage Recommends, a discovery capability within the Sage Knowledge platform that provides users with links to related Sage content to support academic research

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Penn Press

More than 1,250 formerly out-of-print works from the University of Pennsylvania Press (Penn Press) will be available again for purchase as ebooks and print-on-demand editions

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Chinese Insight

EBSCO Information Services has released Chinese Insight, a full-text database that provides coverage of a wide range of predominantly Chinese-language journals

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Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin

Analysis and opinion
Interview

Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons

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From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool