Laurie Katz, Director of Publicity

Infobase Learning Launches the New and Improved World News Digest

New York, NY, September 18, 2013—Infobase Learning, the award-winning provider of digital reference content to the school and library community, announces the official relaunch of World News Digest, providing more efficient and powerful delivery of its unique global news archive. The critically acclaimed news service database is a renowned publication of record, containing more than seven decades of authoritative news summaries and background articles.

The highlight of the redesign is the new topic-based access to key content, which provides a more streamlined research experience: Researchers now have instant access by topic to the latest news alongside the essential context and background offered by the issue overviews and specially selected archived news articles. The new Facts and Statistics section provides a range of up-to-date, "fast facts" data on many key topics. New functionality has been introduced and existing tools enhanced—including expanded advanced search options, new Search Assist technology, Google Translate on every page, a new Read Aloud feature, and a new Featured Story widget—ensuring more effective and dynamic research support.

Some highlights of the relaunch include:

·Fresh, new design, spotlighting key background to breaking news around the world

·Intuitive, topic-based presentation for improved research support

·New Facts and Statistics section

·Expanded advanced search options

·Search Assist technology

·Google Translate on every page, with 53 languages to choose from

·Read Aloud feature

·Featured Story widget

·and much more.

For reviewer access to World News Digest, please contact Laurie Katz at 212-896-4269 or at We ask that you not publish any pricing information about our databases without first confirming it with us. Thank you for your consideration.

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About Infobase Learning:
Infobase Learning is an educational solutions company providing award-winning digital reference content to the school and library community. Under such well-known brands as Facts On File, The World Almanac®, and Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Infobase Learning provides students, educators, and librarians with a broad range of award-winning products that both enhance and enrich the learning experience. For more than 70 years, Infobase Learning has been a reliable, authoritative resource for supporting the middle school, high school, and academic curriculum, providing flexible options for accessing educational content whether in school, at the library, or at home.