Posted on June 21, 2011

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ) today announced the launch of its new website Partnering with Atypon(R), a worldwide leader in the digital content industry, now offers users a website packed with features and functionality.

“We are proud that the new website has the technological edge for which we wanted to be known.  The website is dramatically improved, with a more subject based approach to scholarly publishing.  Now we offer Arabic Search in the article abstracts and an interactive experience that allows users to customize the website to suit their needs.  It was designed and structured to appeal to researchers, editors, authors, librarians, students and anyone with an interest in leading scientific and scholarly research - across multiple subject areas.” says Arend Kuster, Managing Director, BQFJ.’s advanced technology makes research findings readily accessible and searchable using multimedia functionalities to support text, data, audio and video formats. It is also the first scholarly research platform to make journal abstracts available in both English and Arabic.

Registered users can create a personalized home page where they can choose from a variety of options providing the utmost flexibility and ease of use. Users can save and schedule favorite searches, highlight favorite journals and articles, download citations, sign up for e-alerts, and post links on a variety of social networking sites. To see these and many additional new features, visit

"The new website is the first to launch on the latest version of our publishing platform, Literatum 11.1, and makes use of a number of new features, such as the ability to log in using a Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn user account," said Chris Beckett, Vice President of Business Development for Atypon. "We're thrilled to be bringing these and other new features to the scholarly market with BQFJ."

To register as a user, log onto and create a user profile.

Current users, please remember to update your bookmarks and links to our new site.