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Britannica Library

Leading Resources for Adults and Children

Named a Library Journal Best Reference Pick, Britannica® Library gives your library three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Patrons can choose the age-appropriate level that works best for them, and will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. They can even store their research in their own personal My Britannica account. Remote access is included!

And now, when you subscribe to both Britannica Library and Britannica® ImageQuest™, Britannica’s library of close to three million curated, rights-cleared images, users just log in once to search a topic in both resources. Research was never easier or more efficient!

Three Products In One

Separate home pages for the three different levels — Children, Young Adults, or the Reference Center —allow libraries to tailor the product to their patrons’ needs. Explore thousands of topics in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics for school projects, to review concepts taught in school, or to learn something new.

The Convenience of Multiple Resources in ONE Location

Start with one of three encyclopedias. Move on to current magazines, thousands of up-to-date, curated, articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites. Instantly define words with Merriam-Webster’s pop-up Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Content in Britannica Library is updated daily by our 100+-member editorial team with new and revised articles and multimedia — at least 1,200 pieces of content per month — to keep users informed and engaged.

Homework Help and Lesson Reinforcement

Explore thousands of topics in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics for school projects, to review concepts taught in the classroom, or to learn something new.

Awards And Accolades

“This is a resource for the ages. The content is superb; there is something for everyone here. It is matched by an inviting and compelling presentation. The way Britannica has interwoven these three resources into one database is marvelous.”
—Library Journal, May 2014

Library Journal Best Reference 2014