Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (E-book)
Encyclopedia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Book of the Year.
Through this service, users can find more than
- 118,000 articles, updated and revised by Encyclopedia Britannica editors and contributors
- over 14,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags as well as
- more than 215,000 entries, including definitions, pronunciation guides, and word histories from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
Notable Quotations: More than 4000 quotations from both historical and contemporary men and women on a wide variety of topics can both entertain and provoke new ideas. In addition, users can browse by author or subject by selecting those features on the home page.
Gateway to the Classics: This selection of 225 works by 140 authors introduces users to the great writing and ideas of the Western world.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online also has an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.
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