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Morningstar.com Library Edition adds new service.

Morningstar, Inc. has added a Help & Education Center to Morningstar.com Library Edition, a Web site for libraries and their patrons. The new area provides a glossary of key terms, online courses, reference guides, and training seminars to help patrons learn about investing and improve their financial literacy.

The Help & Education Center includes the following:

* The Morningstar Investing Classroom, a resource that teaches the fundamentals of stock and fund investing with online courses and quizzes

* A new Glossary, which offers a database of 197 investment terms that appear throughout Morningstar's reports and tools

* Training Seminars, which demonstrate how to use the Library Edition's tools, such as Stock Screener or Portfolio X-Ray

* Patron's Guide, a quick reference that can be printed to help patrons navigate around the site

Librarians can obtain the customized version of Morningstar.com through the company's Library Services unit, which offers sales support and customer service to more than 4,000 public, special, and academic libraries nationwide. Customers can sign up for a free 2-week trial at http://library.morningstar.com/trialPR1.

Source: Morningstar, Inc., Chicago, 312/696-6000; http://www.morningstar.com.

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