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Encyclopedia Britannica – In Print No More

on Sunday, March 18th, 2012
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The first edition of Encyclopedia Britannica was released in 1768 by three visionary Scotsmen. It became the standard reference on many a household bookshelf. On March 13th 2012 via their blog, they announced that after 244 years their current 32-volume printed edition (the first edition was 3 volumes) would be the last print version available when their Read More…

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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 for iPhone, touch, and iPad

on Monday, August 16th, 2010

The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 app for iOS 3.0 or later is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and the iPad.  No internet connection is required to access the more than 25,000 unique articles and 2,700 colorful images and maps.  You can save links to favorite articles, see a history of your last 100 searches, view Read More…

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WikiReader Review

on Thursday, November 12th, 2009
Posted in: Miscellaneous

Back before the Internets were invented by Al Gore, we couldn’t just look up information on a computer when we had questions about people, places and things. In those days our ‘google’ was a set of Encyclopedia Britannica books. Today, all that same info that we used to look up in multiple volumes of hardbound Read More…