New Britannica Online Academic Edition on September 20

September 17th, 2010 · by spolanka · No Comments

Britannica will premiere it’s new online academic edition on September 20th.  The improvements have been in testing mode since April, and after receiving rave reviews, are ready to launch.  Starting on Monday, September 20 , when subscribers access www.search.eb.com, you will be sent directly to the new Britannica Online. Among the improvements are:

  • Powerful search capabilities to help users find the content they need. Robust new article pages with related content and rich media integrated within each article
  • An enhanced Workspace for saving content from Britannica in one place that is easy to access and share with others
  • “Suggest Edit” feature that allows users to suggest edits to Britannica articles or create new articles to be considered by Britannica editors for publication
  • “Article History” and “Contributors” features that allow users to track changes to Britannica articles and get recognition for all accepted edits and additions they make to Britannica

Highlights of these improvements are included in this short introductory video: Britannica Video

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