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Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Enjoy Encyclopedia Britannica online with great new features: Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (tenth edition), Britannica Year in Review from 1993 forward, and a greatly enhanced Encyclopaedia that includes the latest articles not yet in the print Britannica version.
Interactive and graphical, this noted authoritative encyclopedia now adds:
Britannica Daily—Biography of the Day, This Day in History, Britannica Blog
Featured Spotlight—in-depth presentations, plus Spotlight Archive
News—New York Times on the Web, BBCNews
Workspace—create a customized search or project space for articles, images, links, and more
Research Tools are especially enriched:
• Video Collection: short & full length videos on many disciplines, people, & events Ex: search Louis Armstrong or Normandy Invasion and select media to hear him play & to see soldiers advancing on France.
• Interactive Timelines: 14 topic areas (from the first tools to the modern unmanned spy plane in Technology)
• World Data Analyst: current, past, & ranked statistics (top countries on health services expenditures as % of GDP)
• Country Comparisons: quick facts & articles about country demographics, culture, history, government & more
Search and Browse by term, the index, by subject and more, and enjoy the newest version of a favorite resource!
Find Encyclopaedia Britannica on the Research Database list from the Case Catalog or from Research Tools on the KSL homepage. Reserved for Case individuals, VPN is required for wireless or remote access.
Posted by Karen Oye on October 4, 2009 09:15 PM