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  • Students say the room was a dimly lit dead zone with moldy carpeting and sadly outdated books the encylopedia collection was from 1974.

    Librarian at D.C.'s Ballou High scrambles for books

  • Some days he wants CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, others he wants an encylopedia of bugs written for college-level students with Latin species names and scientific discusions.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • 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

  • Shawn is a bit of a collector of encylopedia (s? um?) and so I looked up Cairo the other night.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • I was looking up the remarkable creativity guru Edward de Bono on that rollercoaster ride of an encylopedia, and was given this opinion on the article on de Bono: 'Its quality may be compromised by peacock terms.'

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Why should people donate their time and effort trying to contribute content to an encylopedia run by tyrants?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Wikipedia: Some Concluding Thoughts and an Invitation:

  • It's Cigarette who merits the encylopedia entry, by the way, more than the book itself.

    Books

  • Sabatier's book, an encylopedia of essays devoted to the most important actors and directors of horror and fantasy cinema, and though I can't read much of it, it is one of the books on genre cinema I would never part with; I can only say that Aknin and Balbo have aimed high with their intentions but have struck their target nevertheless.

    Archive 2009-09-06

  • Microsoft has announced that at the end of this year it is going to drop Encarta, its electronic encylopedia.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Encarta was an affordable, easy to use CD-ROM with a sexy user interface that from the very beginning delivered much more than a paper encylopedia could, and over just a few years went from being a novelty to an essential research tool.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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