- Does your college or university already have state-wide access to Britannica? Check here.
- Subscribers: Visit our Professional Development page to learn about free webinar training, private webinars, and face-to-face workshops.
Used by More Colleges and Universities than Any Other General Reference Resource
Britannica Academic 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 resource.
Unmatched Accuracy and Unique Perspectives
Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, the Encyclopædia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights that users will not find anywhere else.
A Complete Research Tool
Start with the encyclopedia. Move on to the atlas, biographies, e-books, news, multimedia, and more.
BONUS DATABASE: World Data Analyst included.
Awards And Accolades
“Great information, easy to use, fun, and the credibility of Britannica…what more can one ask?”
—Librarian & Head of Public Services, Auburn University at Montgomery
- Brown University
- Columbia University
- Cornell University
- Dartmouth College
- Duke University
- Harvard University
- Johns Hopkins University
- Northwestern University
- Princeton University
- Stanford University
- University College Dublin
- University of Chicago
- University of Montreal
- University of Notre Dame
- University of Oxford
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of Pretoria
- University of Southern California
- Vanderbilt University
- …and more!