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Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

Encyclopaedia Britannica
This resources provides the full text of Encyclopaedia Britannica plus links to related web sites. You can: find all the references to a topic with the index; browse the encyclopedia in its traditional alphabetic arrangement; find articles organised into different subject areas; read articles about notable events and people of the recent past; examine maps of continents, countries and oceans and find links to related articles; trace the history of different subjects; follow the "Learn more" links to view related articles; and browse through selected videos organised by subject.
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