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Annals of American History Online
Explore the rich and varied history of the United States with Encyclopædia Britannica's Annals of American History. This valuable online chronicle provides a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action. Read the original words of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews. Browse the over 2,100 Primary Source Documents from 1493 to the present and view the 700 related Multimedia pieces! Topics include American Democracy, Art & Leisure, Business & Industry, Education, Family, Labor, and more! Contributors include Madeleine Albright, Henry Ford, John Hancock, Malcolm X and Edgar Allen Poe.
Britannica Learning Zone
Britannica Library (Public Library Edition) now has easier access to 3 Encyclopedia Levels – Children, Young Adults and Reference Center. Current subscribers can keep their current website link at library.eb.com
and may wish to add new links directly to the Children’s site at library.eb.com/levels/children and to the Young Adults’ site at library.eb.com/levels/youngadults
Britannica Library has advanced interactivity and multimedia content. Enjoy the same viewing experience on a tablet, smartphone, laptop, desktop computer or any Internet-connected device with a Web browser. Also note the streamlined Home Page featuring a Toggle that enables patrons to access content at the reading level and an age-appropriate environment.
"My Britannica" is the perfect place for individuals to save articles, images, and videos in a personal Britannica Library Account.
Britannica Online Academic Edition
Britannica Online, winner of the 2010 Choice Magazine Award for being a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title has been thoroughly updated with new content and employs a user-friendly interface that specifically addresses the needs of college and university libraries. Britannica Online Academic Edition includes content such as 75,000 Articles from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 700+ Full-Text Magazine Articles from EBSCO, over 23,000 Biographies, Bonus Database World Data Analyst Online and our collection of Notable Quotations. Users enjoy Advanced Search capabilities, an interactive Table of Contents, access to over 100,000 Editor-approved web sites, access to tens of thousands of Primary Sources (including full-text e-books), and the Britannica Workspace, a research organizer. Britannica Online is used by more than 20,000,000 people in over 18 countries!
Britannica School now offers the following features and benefits:
Content for PK-2: Britannica Learning Zone, a site designed specifically for the needs of children from grades PK-2, is included with every Britannica Online School Edition subscription!
Global Reference Center
Global Reference Center is an extensive collection of Encyclopaedia Britannica’s foreign language content including Spanish (the entire Spanish Reference Center), Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and French (the entire Encyclopaedia Universalis). Users will find comprehensive global coverage of art, geography, history, politics, science, sports, technology, and more. Each site also contains additional local content, including culture, history, and traditions, specific to each product. Brilliant photos, detailed maps, and other imagery accompany the text, engaging readers and encouraging further learning. Clean designs and powerful search engines make it easy to find information. Vast and thorough yet intuitive and fast, the Global Reference Center is ideal for native speakers and students of foreign languages.
Image Quest, the best and broadest collection of proprietary educational imagery includes:
Uses: Constructing instructor lesson plans, assignments, activities & whiteboards; student reports & projects; school Web sites, newsletters, newspapers, flyers and bulletins.
You can trust the source and be certain that you’re using an accurate photo.
Merriam-Webster Unabridged is the largest, most comprehensive American dictionary currently available in print or online. This new version is the largest revision/updating in 50 years and includes 5,000 new words and definitions from a wide variety of fields. It also includes:
Original Sources from Encyclopaedia Britannica
Original Sources is a compilation of more than 350,000 primary source documents, including more than 5,000 complete books, and authentic images. Students have access to a virtual library of the creations and discoveries of history's greatest minds, as recorded in the authors’ original words. The library divides the original sources into eight major collections: World History, U.S. History, Science and Mathematics, Social Science, Literature, Political Science and Law, Language (including works in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, and other languages), and Philosophy and Religion. Explore this vast collection with the flexible and intuitive search engine or browse the documents by subject, starting with the early civilizations and up to the present day. This database is available to Academic and Corporate/Government Libraries.
Spanish Language Reference
Two Spanish-Language Encyclopedias in One! A complete reference collection for ages 6-12 and through College ages, as well as separate Home Pages for each level, making it the only online Spanish-language database that offers age-appropriate content for everyone.
World Data Analyst Online
This powerful database of current and historical statistics on 217 countries of the world makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy. Plus, the Analyst Tool allows users to create tables, charts, and even export information to a spreadsheet for further data analysis. World Data Analyst provides Country Snapshots, Country Comparisons and Ranked Statistics. Users can also link to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. Students will be able to find answers to the most detailed questions, such as: What countries have the longest life expectancy? Who uses the most electricity? Which country has the largest national park?
Note: World Data Analyst Online is included with Britannica Online Academic Edition subscription.