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Britannica Bytes

March 19, 2012

Britannica Bytes
After 244 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica will cease publishing paper editions and become a solely digital resource. Britannica has had digital editions on CD-ROM and online for the last thirty years, and will continue updating and publishing online. Unlike Wikipedia with its anonymous authors and crowd-sourced editing, digital Britannica will still be produced by professional editors and named authors who actually know what they’re writing about.


“Wikipedia Didn’t Kill Britannica. Windows Did,” Tim Carmody, Wired

“Change: It’s Okay. Really.” Britannica Editors, Britannica blog


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