PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, March 25 /PRNewswire/ --

The Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced that Egyptian Universities Libraries (EUL) has selected Thomson Reuters to provide research solutions to their consortium of university libraries. EUL signed a multi-year contract with Thomson Reuters to provide Egypt's researcher's access to ISI Web of Knowledge(SM).

We are excited to bring ISI Web of Knowledge to our members and to provide them with complete access to information necessary to further their world-class research, said Dr. Hany Helal, Egyptian Minister of Higher Education Scientific Research. We have found that compared to other services on the market, Thomson Reuters offers an unparalleled depth and breadth of content within its research solutions.

ISI Web of Knowledge is an integrated, versatile research platform that helps users find, analyze and manage information in the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities.

Using the Web of Science, the multidisciplinary bibliographic resource within ISI Web of Knowledge, EUL members now have access to nearly 11,000 of the most prestigious research journals from around the world. Additionally, EUL now offers its researchers other key components of ISI Web of Knowledge, including Journal Citation Reports(R) -- a systemic, objective way to evaluate, categorize and compare the world's leading scholarly journals; and MEDLINE -- a premier bibliographic database that indexes life sciences records from 1950 to the present.

We are delighted to be providing Egyptian Universities Libraries with our world-class platform, said Keith MacGregor, executive vice president of Scientific and Scholarly Research solutions at Thomson Reuters. Our products offer Egypt's leading researchers the tools necessary to search the right content and find relevant information employing one integrated, versatile and easy to use system.

About Egyptian Universities Libraries

Egyptian Universities Libraries is the first library consortium of Academic and Research libraries in Egypt. Currently it includes 15 Public Academic Universities in Egypt, which means it serves about 75% of researchers and scientists in Egypt. It is funded by Egyptian Universities (under the Supreme Council of Universities) and the Information and Communication Projects in Higher Education.

About Thomson Reuters

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