Farlex Introduces Exciting New Features on TheFreeLibrary.com
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., November 21, 2007— Since Farlex, Inc., relaunched TheFreeLibrary.com in January of 2007, there have been several exciting changes and new features added to the website.
TheFreeLibrary.com recently introduced its user-friendly customizable homepage, providing individual users with a personal window to the web. The free, fully customizable format does not require any installation, download, or additional software and can be accessed from any modern browser. It has been lauded for its versatility, organization, and clarity—users can simply add, remove, drag, and drop content windows. An innovative new mail feature lets users view messages in their email inboxes, while a picture option allows them to upload their favorite photos for display directly on their homepage. Users can add their own bookmarks, horoscope, weather information, and RSS and Atom feeds from anywhere on the web. In addition, TheFreeLibrary’s syndicated news directory now offers RSS feeds from dozens of reputable publications, websites, and news sources.
Since its launch in 2003, TheFreeLibrary.com has provided users with full-text versions of classic literary works by hundreds of celebrated authors. Its directory has since grown to include a massive collection of periodicals, and the site is now home to over 3 million books and articles. Newly-published articles are added to the site daily from leading publications covering a wide range of subject areas. Now, for the first time since the site’s launch, users have the ability to submit their own articles and news stories to TheFreeLibrary.com for publication. This free service allows users to share their work will millions of readers. New features also allow the user community to rate submissions and post comments on various articles.
Steve Boymel, co-founder and executive vice president of Farlex, Inc., says, “These innovative new elements offer users an unprecedented level of interactivity and customization on TheFreeLibrary. We are devoted to constantly improving the site and are thrilled with the overwhelmingly positive response to the added features.”
Launched in the spring of 2003, TheFreeLibrary.com provides immediate access to some of the world's greatest works of classic literature, while simultaneously serving as an excellent resource for building vocabulary and learning English as a second language. Simply double-click any word in the text to obtain an instant dictionary definition. TheFreeLibrary contains over 400 great books, more than 10,000 pages of classic literature, information on over a hundred of the world's most famous authors, and reference information and quotations. As of January 2007, TheFreeLibrary has been expanded to include up to date articles from about 200 periodicals and magazines dating from 1984. New articles are added to the site daily from our user community as well as from about 200 leading publications covering Business and Industry, Communications, Entertainment, Health, Humanities, Law, Government, Politics, Recreation and Leisure, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex's flagship websites, TheFreeDictionary.com and TheFreeLibrary.com, contain over five million pages of books, periodicals, and reference information from the world's most respected sources.
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