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  • proper noun Short form of the Encyclopædia Britannica; the oldest English-language general encyclopedia.

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Examples

  • Leveraging Britannica’s Content With WebShare by Paula J. Hane, Newsbreaks (June 2) You might think the venerable Encyclopaedia Britannica is a dinosaur, pushed out of existence by free web-based resources such as Wikipedia and Google.

    Internet News: Rule Britannica

  • Again via Dave, Encyclopaedia Britannica is continuing its efforts to remain relevant for the web 2.0 world by inviting user-generated content and edits (again).

    Wikipedia and Britannica modes of editing

  • Again via Dave, Encyclopaedia Britannica is continuing its efforts to remain relevant for the web 2.0 world by inviting user-generated content and edits (again).

    Websites

  • 'I read it in The Times' or perhaps 'I read it in the Encyclopaedia Britannica' is a more likely and a more definite answer to the question 'How do you know?' than 'I have observed it' or 'I know it from an observation I made last year'.

    Contemporary Mythologies

  • Again via Dave, Encyclopaedia Britannica is continuing its efforts to remain relevant for the web 2.0 world by inviting user-generated content and edits (again).

    January 2009

  • Again via Dave, Encyclopaedia Britannica is continuing its efforts to remain relevant for the web 2.0 world by inviting user-generated content and edits (again).

    Wikipedia and Britannica modes of editing

  • Britannica is throwing its hat into the Web 2.0 ring by revamping its site so that it can elicit contributions from readers as well as its experts.

    Internet News: Web 2.0 Britannica

  • Pandia questions whether it can work - especially since Britannica is keeping much of its encylopedia behind for fee access.

    Internet News: Web 2.0 Britannica

  • Now the Britannica is stuck with one version until a new press run, the Times has one version immortalized in its morgue …

    How the NY Times came to support RSS « Scripting News Annex

  • Regarding errors in Britannica, we check out all such claims or reports carefully.

    Archive 2006-09-01

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