New York, NY, February 13, 2007–Facts On File, the award-winning publisher of print and online reference materials for schools and libraries, is pleased to announce the new, improved Curriculum Resource Center. The extensive revamping includes a fresh new design and a considerable amount of new content.

"Curriculum Resource Center has always been a unique resource, and its wealth of printable, curriculum-related handouts has always been a favorite of teachers," said Paul Conklin, Facts On File´s Director of Sales. "The appealing new look and user-friendly interface are designed for the express purpose of making the content of the database more accessible."

Among the many changes included in this extensive update of the award-winning Curriculum Resource Center are:

*An Attractive New Interface–The inviting new home page has been redesigned to provide users with faster, more direct access to the database´s wealth of content.

*New Browsing Categories–The extensive content has been reorganized into the following categories for easy browsing: History, Government, Religion, Geography, Science, Math, and Health and Fitness.

*New Record Types for Entries–Facts On File´s editors have thoroughly indexed the database´s content so that users will be able to locate entries through more specific categories than before. Entries are now available in the following printable formats: fact sheets, images, timelines, maps, charts, activities, experiments, and diagrams.

*Highly Visual Browse Tools–The enhanced browse tools bring forward the database´s wide-ranging content in a well-organized and visual manner. Records are displayed in a gallery format to allow users to preview the entries.

*New Tabbed Search Results–Search results are now conveniently organized within tabs by subject area, such as history, government, religion, geography, science, math, and health and fitness. Results are listed by relevancy and displayed by record type, including fact sheet, image, timeline, map, chart, activity, experiment, and diagram.

*New Content–New content includes hundreds of new fact sheets, timelines, and full-color experiments, covering topics such as world history, science, and many more.

*Helpful "Tips" Link–The "Tips" link on the top left menu offers useful tips on how to search the database.

*Improved Saved Items folder–Users can now save entries either for one session (without logging in) or for multiple sessions (after logging in). User status is displayed on the top bar.

For reviewer access to Curriculum Resource Center, please contact Jamie Costanzo at 212-896-4214 or at jcostanzo@factsonfile.com.

For ordering, pricing, or other information, please contact our Online Sales Department at 1-800-322-8755 or at onlinesales@factsonfile.com.

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