As the only online reference site created specifically for libraries, Britannica Online® Public Library Edition contains comprehensive content for all patrons—from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Whether it’s frogs or physics, gardening or geography, Britannica Online® Public Library Edition covers it all. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information that your patrons need.
Because your library serves a community of different ages and different interests, you require one multimedia reference source that meets the needs of all patrons.
Two Products In One
Separate home pages for adults and children allow libraries to tailor the product to their patrons’ needs, making it easy to use and age appropriate for everyone. Choose Britannica Kids or Britannica Reference Center, created for high school students through adults.
The Convenience of Multiple
Resources In ONE Location
Start with the encyclopedia. Move on to current magazines, recommended Web sites, an atlas, the classics, biographies, news, and more.
Quick-Click Dictionary and Thesaurus
Instantly define words in any article with Merriam-Webster’s pop-up Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Learning Materials for Students
Explore student activities in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies to review concepts taught in the classroom and learn new skills.
View over 29,000 graphics plus more than 1,700 animations, audio clips, and videos.
Magazines and News Headlines
Get headlines from The New York Times, the BBC, and the SBS Australian News Service and full-text articles from more than 700 magazines and periodicals provided by EBSCO and Proquest.
"user-friendly…easy to search and find information at several reading levels…very useful for students and anyone preparing a presentation. An excellent resource for public libraries.”
—Booklist, September 15 2008