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Encyclopædia Britannica print edition defeated by digital

Encyclopædia Britannica print edition defeated by digital

By 14 March 2012

After 244 years the Encyclopædia Britannica is no more when it comes to print form, becoming the latest victim of the digital revolution. The encyclopaedia, which was written and continuously updated by around 100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 expert... >>

Online Encyclopedia of Life hits 150,000 species

Online Encyclopedia of Life hits 150,000 species

By 24 August 2009

The online Encyclopedia of Life, a kind of Wikipedia rival for the natural world, has announced it has hit the milestone of now containing data on 150,000 species. The 150,000 species pages, complete with expert-verified text and images, are now available... >>


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