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Are you one of the many bibliophilic polymaths overcome with lament since the Encyclopedia Britannica announced it will no longer produce print editions and instead go the way the rest of the print industry appears to be going and focus …

Feeling Nostalgic For the Encyclopedia Britannica? [Video]

I’ve been feeling a little nostalgic these past few days, especially in light of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s recent decision to stop printing hard copies of their reference set. For years the Britannica was our “key to the information age,” whatever …

Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Print Edition

244 years after the very first edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica went into print, it was announced today that it will no longer happen. In the age of Wikipedia, Britannica had a hard time keeping up when there is a …

Britannica Goes 2.0, Prez Slams Wikipedia/Google
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Encyclopedia Britannica is finally giving in to user-generated crowd wisdom—to an extent but not without some harsh fightin’ words aimed toward Google and Wikipedia.
Britannica Goes 2.0, Prez Slams Wikipedia/Google

Britannica Takes A Cue From Wikipedia
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It wasn’t that long ago the people behind Encyclopedia Britannica turned an academic nose up toward Wikipedia for its populist ways. That may have been a tad premature, especially when one counts 57 million monthly visitors versus Britannica’s three million.

Then again, Britannica’s three million are paying visitors.

Google Docs To Get More Reference Sources

Piece o’ news number one: Google intends to make Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and thesaurus, available in Google Docs.  Piece o’ news number two: if you don’t feel like waiting on the Mountain View-based company, you can access those same resources right now.