Encyclopaedia Britannica

  • Wikipedia founder: Public needs online references March 28, 2012

    Nigeria: The man who helped create the online reference Wikipedia said that the end of Encyclopaedia Britannica's print run shows the world's growing reliance on the Internet as a base for knowledge. Jimmy Wales' first visit to Nigeria also highlighted the growth of other languages besides English on Wikipedia, particularly the...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica ends print, goes digital March 14, 2012

    New York: In yet another sign of the growing dominance of the digital publishing market, the oldest Englishlanguage encyclopedia still in print is moving solely into the digital age. The Encyclopaedia Britannica, which has been in continuous print since it was first published in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1768, said on Wednesday...