Saturday, September 27, 2008

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Hello readers. is the website of the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica. Visitors to the site can freely search the main Encyclopaedia, the Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannia Concise Encyclopedia, plus a selection websites, video/media items, and the Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus. A brief synopsis of articles from the Encyclopaedia is provided, with access to full-text available only to subscribers. The site can also be browsed, either alphabetically or via the World Atlas, timelines or subject browse facility. Subjects listed under 'Art' include: Visual Arts and Architecture; Literature; Music; Dance; Theatre; Nonwestern Traditions; Aesthetics. Timelines for Art, Architecture and Music are also available, plus a 'year in review' section and a selection of archived items about the Encyclopaedia.

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