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Another 13 Brill journals added to Scopus

SCOPUS is the world's largest abstract and citation database.

Leiden, The Netherlands  ()

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) - 17 April 2015

Recently the following 13 Brill journals were accepted for inclusion in SCOPUS, the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature:

Journal of Chinese Military History
Journal of Islamic Manuscripts
Journal of Muslims in Europe
Journal of Religion in Japan
Journal of Sufi Studies
Late Antique Archaeology
Oriente Moderno
Turkish Review

 Professor Richard Whatmore (University of St Andrews), Scopus Subject Chair for Humanities, said:
"I just wanted to say congratulations on publishing such a remarkable set of journals - you are clearly doing a fantastic job [...] If all journals were like these we would not have to have a review process at all."

 Ove Kähler, Director Product Management & Global Distribution at Brill, added:
"We are thrilled to hear that Scopus has further increased the coverage of Brill journals. By now 143 of our titles are indexed by Scopus - which is an important driver for awareness and usage of our high-quality content."

 With this addition, over 65% of Brill's journals have now been selected for coverage in SCOPUS. SCOPUS is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools that track, analyze and visualize research. Visit for more information.

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