Bentham Science Free Trial in King Faisal University | Extended Free Trial ends on August 22, 2019


King Faisal University (KFU) is a public university with the main campus in the city of Hofuf in Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia founded in 1975. KFU was initially established with four colleges: two in Dammam and the other two in Al-Ahsa. Later, the colleges in Dammam have been segregated to become the University of Dammam.

The university was founded in 1975 by the Royal Decree No. H / 67 1395 e in the eastern region of the country. In its first year, it leased buildings, and in subsequent years it used some prefabricated buildings for the colleges.

The first four scientific colleges were: The College of Agricultural and Food Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry at the main campus in Al Ahsa; and the College of Architecture and Planning and the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences in Dammam. In later years, with the intent to meet the future needs of the Kingdom, with the issuance of Royal decree No. 7 / b / 11155, and with the consent of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Chairman of the Board of Higher Education, the College of Education was founded in 1981, and the Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Planning in 1984. The teaching hospital, the King Fahd University Hospital, is in Khobar, although a newer hospital is currently under construction near the main campus of the university.

One of the main goals of the university was in the area of scientific research to be one of the basic requirements so as to address the problems of society. Since its inception, and through years of development, the university has sought to revitalize and strengthen scientific research in various fields and disciplines through intensive activity carried out by colleges and research centers, as well as through coordination with other centers from outside the university, the university has completed more than forty national research projects.[3] It has also published more than 2,000 scientific articles in domestic and international scientific journals.

The university also developed and modernised its curriculam, study plans and educational programmes in all colleges to be consistent with the requirements of the Saudi society, as well as to cope with the latest scientific and technical developments.




Bentham Science Free Trial in Zhejiang University| Free Trial ends on 23rd Jul, 2019


Zhejiang University (ZJU, also known as Che Kiang University, usually referred to as Zhèdà (浙大), is an elite C9 League university in Zhejiang province. It is also a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University is one of China’s oldest, most selective and most prestigious institutions of higher education. It is also a member of the Yangtze Delta Universities Alliance and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

The university campus is located in the city of Hangzhou. Zhejiang University Library’s collection contains about 7 million volumes, making it one of China’s largest academic libraries.

Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with national and international impact. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines: agriculture, art, economics, education, engineering, history, law, literature, management, medicine, natural sciences, and philosophy. In the Essential Science Indicator (ESI) rankings of 22 disciplines, Zhejiang University ranks among the top 1% in 15 disciplines and is listed in the top 100 of the world’s academic institutions in 4 disciplines.

Zhejiang University focuses on assiduous study and research, and science and technological innovation. It has launched a number of international high-end academic platforms and gathered masters, scholars and high-level research teams in various disciplines. In recent years, Zhejiang University maintains a leading position in China in output indicators including publications, patents, etc., and has made abundant important achievements in science, technology, humanities and social sciences. Zhejiang University always takes initiative in catering for national and regional needs and exerts itself to become an influential high-level source of innovation and a pool of talents.

Among its approximate 3,100 standing faculty  members, more than 1,200 faculty members hold the title of professor. The faculty includes: 14 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 13 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 48 scholars in the national Recruitment Program of Global Experts, 20 chief scientists of national 973 projects, 81 Changjiang (Yangtze River) Award winners, and 88 recipients of the awards from the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. Zhejiang University also has some prominent foreigners, who joined its rank as faculty. This include Nobel Laureate Michael Levitt, who joined Zhejiang University Department of Chemistry in 2018.

Zhejiang University is consistently ranked among China’s top universities. In 2019, it ranked 16th among the universities around the world by SCImago Institutions Rankings.



Bentham Science Free Trial in University of Sharjah, Men’s College Library | Free Trial ends on June 03, 2019

The University of Sharjah, also known as UOS is an Emirati private national university located in University City, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. It was established in 1997 by its founder, president and chairman, the ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi to meet the emirate of Sharjah’s aim of educational needs. The university goals constitute of becoming a leading academic institution in the Middle East and around the world.[1] In addition to its main campus in Sharjah City, the university has built campus facilities to provide education and training programs directly to several communities throughout the emirate. Most significantly, the university plays an important role in the socioeconomic development of the emirate of Sharjah.

The main campus for the University is located on the southern edge of Sharjah in University City, which is in close proximity to the Sharjah International Airport. The University of Sharjah extends its services through three branches located in different geographic areas in the emirate of Sharjah such as Khor Fakkan, Kalba, Dhaid.



Bentham Science Free Trial in The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Library and Information Center | Free Trial ends on June 18, 2019

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 

The Library Directorate was legislated in October, 1998, while in October 2005 a Unified Central Library was founded as an independent and decentralized Directorate Unit, under the name of “Library and Information Center (LIC)” of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). Its line of work comprises the functional coordination of the University’s Libraries. The Library Directorate consists of the eight Libraries of the University’s Schools plus the Libraries Computer Center. In particular:

  • The Library of the School of Education, which covers the needs and demands of the Department of Early Childhood Education and the Department of Primary Education. The Students’ Reading-Rooms of the University Club are also included in this library.
  • The Library of the School of Health Sciences, which covers the needs and demands of the Department of Medicine, the Department of Nursing and the Department of Dentistry.
  • The Library of the School of Physical Education and Sport Science, which covers the needs and demands of the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science.
  • The Library of the School of Theology, which covers the needs and demands of the Departments of the School of Theology.
  • The Library of the School of Science, which covers the needs and demands of the Departments of the School of Science and the Department of Pharmacy.
  • The Library of the School of Law, which covers the needs and demands of the School of Law.
  • The Library of the School of Economics & Political Sciences, which covers the needs and demands of the Department of Communication and Media Studies, the Department of Economics, the Department of Political Science & Public Administration and the Department of Turkish Studies and Modern Asian Studies.
  • The Library of the School of Philosophy, which covers the needs and demands of the Departments of the School of Philosophy.
  • The Libraries Computer Center, which offers a series of electronic and support services, not only to the Libraries of NKUA and their personnel, but also to the University Community in general, as far as the electronic access to information material is concerned, as well as the development and support of related specialized applications.



Bentham Science Free Trial in Tianjin University | Free Trial ends on May 04, 2019


Tianjin University (TJU) is the first modern higher education institution in China, and now a national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. It was established in 1895 as Tientsin University/Imperial Tientsin University  and later Peiyang University (Beiyang University). In 1951, after restructuring, it was renamed Tianjin University, and became one of the largest multidisciplinary engineering universities in China. The university was one of the first 16 universities accredited by the nation in 1959. It is also among the first group of institutions of higher learning in the national “211-Project” to which priority is given in construction. In order to carry out the “21st Century Education Revitalizing Action Plan”, in late 2000 the Ministry of Education and Tianjin Municipality signed an agreement which aims to build Tianjin University into a 1st-class university in the world in the 21st century.



Bentham Science Free Trial in ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE SAÚDE – POLITÉCNICO DO PORTO | Free Trial ends on July 1st, 2019

The Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Polytechnic Institute of Porto), also referred to as Politécnico do Porto(Porto Polytechnic) and P.PORTO (since 2016, for naming and branding purposes), is a higher learning Portuguese institution composed of diverse polytechnic schools based in Porto. The Porto Polytechnic developed as a metropolitan institution with schools in Porto, Matosinhos, Póvoa de Varzim, Vila do Conde and Felgueiras.

Porto Polytechnic was created in Porto in 1985 and its objective was to relaunch the polytechnic studies in Portugal. The Polytechnic started with two schools: the School of Education and the School of Music. In 1988, the ISCAP (Institute of Accountancy and Administration) and one year later the ISEP (Institute of Engineering), two schools founded in the 19th century were integrated. Today, it is the largest polytechnic institute of Portugal,[1] with seven schools and 15,729 students enrolled for the 2007-2008 school-year.

The Porto Polytechnic is organized as a confederation of polytechnic schools. In the school year of 2003/2004 the Polytechnic had 15,000 students, a third of them in its major college, the ISEP. It also had about 1000 teachers. 7000 students competed to enter in that year and 2000 entered.

P.PORTO rank fourth among first-choice higher education institutions, and fifth in number of students.



Bentham Science Free Trial in Universidade de Aveiro | Free Trial ends on June 30, 2019


The University of Aveiro is a public university, in addition to providing polytechnic education, located in the Portuguese city of Aveiro. Founded in 1973, it has a student population of approximately 12,500, distributed among 58 graduate, 40 Masters of Science and 25 PhD programs, distributed by departments and autonomous sections, with specialized faculties. It is a Research & Development university, with research departments developing programmes in fundamental and applied mathematics, physics, chemistry, telecommunications, robotics, bioinformatics, sea sciences, materials, design, business administration and industrial engineering

The main campus and nearby Administration and Accounting Institute, are located in the city centre of Aveiro. There are external/regional campuses in Águeda (Higher Education Technological and Management School of Águeda) and Oliveira de Azeméis (Higher Education School of North Aveiro). It serves as a pole for the inter-university Doctoral program, along with the universities of Porto and Minho. Its integrated Masters in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering was the first Portuguese IT oriented European Accredited Engineering Masters (EUR-ACE) by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education.



Bentham Science Free Trial in Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa | Free Trial ends on June 30th, 2019


The Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon (FFULisboa) is a Portuguese public institution of higher education dedicated to education, research, knowledge transfer and continuing education in the fields of pharmacy, medicine, and pharmaceutical sciences.

The FFULisboa is a recognized institution at the national and international level. The courses that grant an academic degree are accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) and the Integrated Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences is also accredited by the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society (Ordem dos Farmacêuticos) for professional practice

With the motto, “By knowledge, by innovation,” the FFULisboa takes an active role in the dissemination within the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and further activities addressed to the community regarding public health. Promoting a culture of internationalization, it is associated to many of its academic counterparts and other relevant national and international institutions, in educational and scientific projects, exchange programs and other partnerships.



Bentham Science Free Trial in National Evidence-Based Healthcare Collaborating Agency| Free Trial ends on April 30, 2019




NECA is the national research agency that was established to provide authentic and quality information about medical devices, medicines, and health technology through objective and reliable analysis.
– Dr. Young Sung Lee, President, NECA

The National Evidence-based healthcare Collaborating Agency (NECA) contributes to the efficient use of national medical resources and the protection and enhancement of national health through proposing scientific evidences.

  • Presenting directions for sustainable growth of the healthcare sector
  • Providing optimal evidence through comparative assessment of medical technologies
  • Establishing a globally competitive system for healthcare technology assessments


History and Structure

NECA was established in 2009 by the Korean government as an independent agency collaborating with the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare. NECA has two main bodies: core research body (focuses on Health Technology Assessment, Collaboration Research, and RAPID) and Center for New Health Technology (supporting the Committee for New Health Technology Assessment).

NECA consists of approximately 100 staff with a diverse background (including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, Bayesian statistics, economics, medical engineering, information science, and so on).



We provide:

  • Accurate information to the public
  • Rational evidence to healthcare providers
  • Efficiency to the government

Bentham Science Free Trial in Hefei University of Technology | Free Trial ends on June 29, 2019


Hefei University of Technology is a major and key university in China, with particular strength in Engineering and Management Science. Located in Hefei, the capital of the Anhui Province, it is also a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First Class Discipline University, with Double First Class status in certain disciplines.

Hefei University of Technology is a national key university administrated directly by the Ministry of Education of P.R. China. It has been listed in major national initiatives seeking to enhance the international competitiveness of the top-tier universities in China such as Project 211 and Project 985 Innovation Platform.

HFUT has four campuses, namely, Tunxilu, Lu’anlu, Feicuihu and Xuancheng, covering an area of about 3,417,390 m². The first three campuses are all located in Hefei, the provincial capital of Anhui, and the fourth in Xuancheng, a city about 194 kilometers away from Hefei.

Campuses in Hefei have 19 schools covering a wide range of fields with a strong focus on engineering science. The schools offer 82 undergraduate programs, 32 first-level disciples with authorization to confer master’s degrees, 12 first-level disciples for doctoral programs as well as 12 post-doctoral programs. 4 disciplines are selected as national key disciplines, 28 provincial key disciplines. The university has 1 state key lab, 1 national engineering lab, 4 national university-industry joint engineering research centers and 46 research centers at the ministerial or provincial level as well as 1 national A-level architectural design and research institute. The campus in Xuancheng has 5 departments.

At present, HFUT enrolls 29,480 undergraduate students and 11,800 graduate students. It has made remarkable achievements in student education. Throughout the years, key disciplines, courses, textbooks, teaching and experiment centers, teaching staff of HFUT have won numerous awards at all levels, highly reputed in China. It is among the first batch of 61 pilot colleges and universities to conduct the Education and Development Plan for Outstanding Engineers initiated by the Ministry of Education. About 200 projects carried out by HFUT students have been funded by the National University Student Innovation Program.