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.