Encyclopædia Britannica Online Public Library Edition

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Public Library Edition delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one database.

Highlights:

  • Improved interface for easier navigation: Articles now include an interactive Table of Contents, page numbers, and section headings to help orient users within each article.
  • Over 75,000 articles from the Encyclopædia Britannica, including 23,000 biographies.
  • Magazines and News Headlines: Get headlines from The New York Times, the BBC, the SBS Australian News Service, and full-text articles from more than 700 magazines and periodicals provided by EBSCO and Proquest.
  • Gateway to the Classics: An introduction to significant works of history, literature, philosophy, and science.
  • Web Links: Access 166,000 Web sites selected by Britannica editors for additional quality information.
  • Vivid graphics and multimedia: Over 27,000 images and maps, plus 3,300 animations, videos, and audio files engage users and bring articles to life.
  • Extensive World Atlas: Search thousands of maps, flags, articles, and statistics. Compare economic, demographic, and health measures for over 200 countries.
  • You can choose a library appropriate for your level:
    • Encyclopædia Britannica for adults
    • Britannica Student for secondary/middle school students and up
    • Britannica Junior for primary school students and up

* Remote access is permitted under terms and conditions of licencing agreements with publishers.

Introduction to Encyclopædia Britannica Online Public Library Edition Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.