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Brill ends parallel run for new content platforms

Leiden / Boston – 11 July 2012

In December 2011, Brill launched two new platforms: and In the meantime, Brill decided to end the parallel running period. This means that the old platform,, is no longer in use, and Brill’s reference works and bibliographies are available only on the new platforms.

All products previously on have all been moved to the new platforms for reference works and bibliographies that are part of the platform family. This includes top titles such as the Encyclopeadia of Islam Online, New Pauly Online, the Index Islamicus and Religion Past and Present Online.
New products and product updates are and have already been taken place on the new platforms, e.g.

• Brill’s Coptic Gnostic Library Online – a new 2012 online publication is available on
• The Historical Atlas of Islam Online has been added to the Encyclopeadia of Islam cluster and 48 new articles have been made available online for the Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE;
• Brill’s New Jacoby has been updated, 47 historians have been added;
• International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who including Who's Who in Public International Law: the regular quarterly update has been done;
• Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (SEG): based on customer feedback search capabilities were significantly improved (e.g. by introducing a new contents tab).

Brill invites everybody to visit and find out about the new features and benefits offered on Brill’s new platforms and
For more information on this media alert, contact Albert Schoenmaker ([email protected]), Senior Editor Online Resources.

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