A huge free program, which aims - as is clear from its name - to be inclusive of all the books and researches the science student needs.
The library is currently working on the Windows system, which is valid for receiving different text files and arranging them in one framework with the possibility of searching in or in some of them. The program site also provides a lot of books in Islamic sciences and related machine sciences, and more program characteristics can be found from the pages Explanation
The program is patented and all intellectual property rights are officially registered in the name of its programmer
The comprehensive library website: http://shamela.ws
The official website of the program, through which software updates and new books are presented, and user suggestions regarding the program or books are also received
Regarding the books available for download on the site, the presence of a book on the site does not mean agreeing to everything that came in it, and if we only put a book devoid of errors and observations, we would only have delivered to us the Book of God - Blessed and Exalted be He - However, we put out from the books what we hoped that the researcher would find benefit in, even if it is not free of obstacles and irregularities
In Rabi` al-Thani 1433 AH (March 2012), a version for online browsing without downloading was launched
The most important stations that the project went through:
The first edition appeared on Safar 1426 AH (April 2005 AD), and it was intended for personal use, and it was as common as general library programs, in which books cannot be increased
Then the second edition appeared in Dhu al-Hijjah 1426 AH (January 2006), and the most important thing that distinguished it was the possibility of adding or deleting books in it easily and easily, and this idea was new to the programs of libraries at the time, and the comprehensive
Then the third edition appeared on Jumada al-Thani 1429 AH (June 2008), and the most important feature that distinguished it was the ability to link text texts with photocopies of them so that the text could be verified in its original source with the press of a button
Then the comprehensive version was released for other platforms (such as iPhone, iPad, tablets and Android smartphones), and a version for Linux and Mac is being worked on.
Statistics and numbers:
Monthly website visits: 170,000, 60% of whom are new visitors
The number of times a comprehensive library has been downloaded from the Islam Way website: more than 689,000 times
The number of downloads from Mishkat Library: more than 419,000 times
Number of downloads for the official version: more than 700,000 times
The torrent is downloaded several thousand times a month (5,000 to 10,000 times).
The number of books in the library: exceeded 6100
The number of books added by volunteers: exceeded 4,500 books (the library site), unlike thousands of books on other sites
Over "1.5 Million" GBs have been downloaded from the official website
The number of comprehensive users who use live upgrade is close to a million
Comprehensive library features:
Free: The comprehensive library is a charitable endowment program, always available for download - God willing - with all its updates and books on the official website (http://shamela.ws).
Flexible and extensible: with the program being charged with books in various arts, In it, it is possible to receive text files of various formats, and arrange them in the library in one frame, so that it can then be dealt with and modified in it or move a book from one section to another that is appropriate to it or otherwise; This makes the seeker linked to the library.
Continuous follow-up: adding new features and fixing any impurities that appear in the program first, for example, after the second version, version 2.1 then 2.2 and so on until the third, and after the third, many updates appeared and the current version number is 3.48, meaning that 48 updates have been issued since the third version was issued, and in each update addition For new features, to avoid bugs and software problems, to include improvements and answer suggestions. You hardly find a program for which all these updates are issued, thank God, Lord of the Worlds.
Ease of use: General jobs find easy, hardly needing an explanation, and the student of knowledge gets used to them quickly and begins to benefit from them immediately, unlike some programs that may have great potential, but the student of knowledge does not benefit from them because of the difficulty in reaching them.
The accuracy of the search engine: One of the most important features of the comprehensive, the power of the search engine and its great flexibility, allowing the student to search in his books accurately and easily.
The approval of the books for the publication: This is characterized by the comprehensive library, where the official website is keen on the approval of the books for the paper editions, so that the student of knowledge can attribute the correct in his researches and studies.
Work in the program continues to God willing: the program is not limited to the issuance of an update or a new copy, but rather work is continuing to add new books, check them, add new services to the program, and develop the site, so that the comprehensive library, God willing, is the mayor in this field.
The current state of the comprehensive library
The program: Amer books, with the possibility of advanced research, and it works on all Windows systems.
The site http://www.shamela.ws: it generally has the books that the student of knowledge needs, and any of them can be downloaded independently and added to the library, or browsed directly from the site without downloading, and inquiries and suggestions are received and communicated with students of science, and it has a detailed and illustrated explanation of the capabilities The program and how to benefit from it.
The objectives of the comprehensive library in the next stage:
 - Comprehensive programming, new programming, characterized by the following
It works on all systems: (Windows versions, Linux with its various distributions, Mac) and programming versions for mobile phones and handheld devices, etc.
An advanced search engine, combining speed and accuracy
Support for all languages (support for Unicode coding) to allow entry of translated books for all other languages
Improved display of book texts, allowing for layouts and colors, and adding images
Developing the way to display comic books without relying on other programs
Adding many other services [readings / explanations of the stranger / automated analysis of the chain of evidence (as a general service that can be applied to any document to identify its men), and others]
- The development of the scientific content of the library, a major development to include the following
Completing several important books that have not been entered yet, despite their importance
Services: extending the graduation service to include all possible books, adding many other services important to the seeker, developing the translation service, comparing interpretations, and adding new services such as the stranger, dictionaries, and others