Britannica Online: NOW UPDATED!

Completely updated for 2008, this award-winning reference site is now faster, easier to use, and full of new content specifically designed to meet your needs...  While the foundation of Britannica Online is the Encyclopaedia Britannica, you will also find the following resources/tools:   
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica – All of the articles in the print set plus thousands more, as well as maps, photos, illustrations, videos, multimedia clips, and Yearbooks dating back to 1993
  • World Data Analyst
  • Gateway to the Classics – An extensive collection of significant works in literature, philosophy, history, and science
  • Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus
  • Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Quotations 
  • Full-text Journal and Magazine articles from EBSCO and Proquest Journals – more than 700 titles, hand-selected for college needs
  • BBC & New York Times daily headlines 
  • The Web’s Best – a collection of Web sites carefully selected by Britannica’s editorial department
  • World Atlas
  • Advanced search capabilities and Britannica’s exclusive “Workspace”, a research organizer
  • Extensive video collecton – over 3,000 videos and video clips that cover a variety of subjects, including History, Science, the Arts, and Social Studies.  Video topics include Toulouse-Lautrec, Botticelli, Lewis & Clark, Asia, Ancient Cultures, World Wars, Economics, Native Americans, Insects, the Chaos Theory, and the expanding Universe, among others.  Short video clips are 1-5 minutes long and full length extended play videos are between 15 to 45 minutes long. All videos can be played online or downloaded and used in Power Point Presentations. 
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