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Aolib.com is going to be developed in great many areas, so you should anticipate more or less regular updates, and are encouraged to visit this page to see what's happening.
Please note that registered users may opt to receive site newsletters with brief accounts of what's new on the site — and those newsletters are never sent if we have no actual news. They are always concise and to the point.
Also note that you can directly influence how aolib.com is developed, what features are added [first], and so on. Just cast your vote on our "Have Your Say!" page.
December 2-nd, 2012
The dictionary is now illustrated, an
extra English-Russian dictionary is available to registered users, it is now
possible to look up verb (usage) frames, registered users can search the
June 12-th, 2011
Design, compatibility, and usability update.
This release provides workaround for MS Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility (IE9 has compatibility issue that prevented dictionary pane from being moved around), introduces slightly new design (better layout, with more space for book text etc.), shows less ads, uses better ads defaults, and features various usability improvements.
March 27-th, 2011
This one fixes several small issues as well as a big one: under certain circumstances, registration confirmation emails were never delivered to the users; as a result, their profiles could not be activated. We sincerely apologize to those affected by the glitch. Affected profiles are now activated; all affected users were also awarded one month of completely advertisement-free browsing of aolib.com.
March 20-th, 2011
Performance, security, and usability update.
The Book Reader got keyboard interface (see help page), site now loads faster, and its design has changed a little bit. Also, it is now possible to recover lost passwords (or rather request temporary ones).
March 8-th, 2011
Major update — registered users can upload books now!
The new bookshelf page allows
registered users to upload their books in HTML or plain text format; the books
December 26-th, 2010
Better usability for registered users.
Registered users just gained even more control over aolib.com — they can now select types of advertisements that appear on site pages (text-only or text & image ads). Apart from that, the site has also become a bit friendlier to various search engines.
December 13-th, 2010
Minor usability improvements.
We at aolib.com pay great attention to details, and this
release is all about them. For instance, now when you double-click on a word to get its
December 5-th, 2010
Major dictionary update!
The site's built-in dictionary not only grew from 121,962 to 233,231 words (having 308,803 definitions), but it now also covers three times as many parts of speach — not only nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs, but also pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections (exclamations), prefixes, suffixes, contractions (abbreviations), and articles.
August 7-th, 2010
Aolib.com got some facelift.
This is a compatibility and stability update — the site now works better with old browsers and slower connections.
July 23-rd, 2010
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