For academic and special libraries. This resource is a combination of the renowned Encyclopædia Britannica and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, plus magazines and periodicals, an atlas, biographies, e-books, and other tools.
Built for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish. Two levels — Primaria for elementary and Secundaria for middle school — offer unique content that is of interest to every student. Search easily across levels by topic or subject area. Reino animal (Animal Kingdom) and ¿Sabías que …? (Did You Know?) pique students’ curiosity and desire to dig deeper.
Offers three unique sites for children, young adults, and older patrons. With Britannica Library, it’s easy to choose an age-appropriate level for conducting research, completing homework assignments, and working on special projects in the library or at home. Separate home pages for three levels—Children, Young Adults, or the Reference Center—allow users to find the most suitable content for school projects or for learning something new. Research sources include three databases, thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus. Content is updated daily—at least 1,200 new and revised articles and media per month—to keep users informed and engaged
Three unique interfaces to thousands of curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, editor-recommended websites, and three separate databases make Britannica School the go-to site for research for students at all levels. Built-in differentiation changes reading levels (elementary, middle school, or high school) with one simple click. A responsive design provides access to all content from any device. Easy-to-analyze reports indicate usage over time. Integration with popular learning and library management systems offers easy access for everyone. Learning Zone provides age-appropriate, play-based activities for children ages 4-7.
An interactive research tool complete with facts and figures to study and compare the countries of the world. This rich trove of current and historical statistics on the countries of the world makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy. Compare various characteristics of different countries by creating tables, charts, and spreadsheets for data crunching and deeper analysis. Get easy access to printable country maps and statistics, such as area, population, demographic and vital statistics, and gross national product. See how countries rank on economic and population measures or get information on significant geographic attributes, such as highest mountains and largest deserts.