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Facts On File Announces Launch of Writer’s Reference Center

Posted Jan 20, 2010
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Facts On File has announced the launch of Writer's Reference Center, a resource that provides users with all the tools necessary to write and research effectively, according to the announcement. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, the  online source covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides vocabulary-building reference dictionaries.

Features include:

* Writing References: almost 100,000 definitions from over a dozen thematic dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books from Facts On File, including the Facts On File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins, Fourth Edition; the Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms, Second Edition; and many more  

* Writing Resources: more than 150 essays covering grammar, style, research, and more, presented in an easy-to-use format, allowing users both to learn new concepts and to find answers to specific usage and style questions  

* Specially selected features highlighting important topics for writers   

* Featured words and phrases helping writers expand their vocabulary and depth of understanding  

* An easy-to-use interface and intuitive design for finding relevant information quickly through customizable searches and browsing  

* A "Did You Mean...?" search feature  

* Persistent record links  

* Full citations in both MLA and Chicago formats  

* The ability to print, copy, and save all content to a folder for personal use

For ordering, pricing, or other information, please contact the Online Sales Department at

Source: Facts on File,

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