Britannica Academic

Encyclopedia Britannica Online AE (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, NIB and NUK. Remote access for students and staff of UL, staff of CTK, NIB and NUK and all members of the UL, CTK, NIB and NUK libraries.)
  • Britannica Academic includes the entire contents of the printed edition of the Encyclopedia with over 108,000 articles, 35,000 images, illustrations, and more.

    In addition, it contains the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus with over 550,000 entries, Year in Review (overview of events in individual years), 4,000 video and sound recordings, atlas of the world, timeline, full-texts of 220 classical works by 140 authors, 20 systematically presented categories (e.g. Titanic, profiles of 300 important women, Nobel laureates, etc.), 4,000 quotations by famous people, basic and statistical information on the countries of the world, which are mutually comparable.

    Individual articles from the encyclopedia can be augmented with additional content (750 articles from providers like EBSCOHost and ProQuest, 6,000 links to peer-reviewed websites, additional web searches, and more).

    Inside the encyclopedia, users can create their own work space, which enables them to adapt the content to their own needs. They can comment on the content and suggest updates or changes.

    Users can search and view by keywords (Index), alphabetized entries (A-Z Browse), and topic categories (Subject).

    Language: English

    Instructions for use (PDF, 2MB).

  • Provider: Encyclopedia Britannica