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Feb 03, 2014, 05:00 ET

How the Beatles Conquered America

As Beatles' fans prepare to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Fab Four's triumphant arrival in America, Beatles scholar Martin Lewis looks back...

Mar 06, 2013, 06:00 ET

Britannica Wins Suit Against Spanish Publisher

 The ICC International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France, has handed down a ruling in favor of...

Feb 01, 2013, 18:15 ET

Britannica sues Student News Net for breach of contract

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. ("Britannica") on Wednesday filed suit against Student News Net, a division of Ninth Wave Media, LLC ("SNN"), in...

Nov 13, 2012, 06:00 ET
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Britannica Launches Online Information Solution for Classrooms

 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a comprehensive new online information solution designed for classrooms in grades preK-12....

Oct 26, 2012, 05:00 ET

Britannica Launches App for Windows 8

 Users of Windows 8 will have a trove of reliable information to go with their new software, in the form of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, now...

Sep 26, 2012, 21:00 ET

Britannica Names Shrivastava Managing Director in South Asia

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Sarvesh Shrivastava managing director of its South Asia operations. A...

Apr 30, 2012, 12:01 ET

O Aplicativo FLORESTAS TROPICAIS está sendo oferecido gratuitamente para o Brasil

Florestas Tropicais, o novo aplicativo em português da coleção Britannica Kids, está sendo oferecido gratuitamente pelo iTunes...

Nov 29, 2011, 08:00 ET

Encyclopaedia Britannica Now Fits in Your Pocket

Following a recent iPad announcement, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today its trusted encyclopedia is now available as an iPhone App...

Oct 26, 2011, 07:00 ET

Encyclopaedia Britannica App Now Available for iPad

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today its trusted encyclopedia is now available as an iPad App through the Apple App Store.  The...

Sep 28, 2010, 07:00 ET

Britannica Academic Site Combines New Tools, Sources, Reader Contributions

Britannica Digital Learning, a division of Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., today announced a new and substantially upgraded research Web site for...

Sep 14, 2010, 09:16 ET
Dinosaurs, a new app from Encyclopaedia Britannica.  (PRNewsFoto/Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.)

New Britannica Kids Apps Make Learning Fun

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. today announced mobile multimedia apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch designed to teach students about three...

May 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

Britannica Web Sites Win Codie Awards

CHICAGO, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., today announced that two of its Web sites are winners of the 2008 Codie Awards...

Apr 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

Britannica Opens Site for Free Access to Web Publishers, Linking

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloggers, webmasters, online journalists and anyone else who publishes regularly on the Internet can now get...

May 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

Britannica & First Book Unite for Literacy in Chicago, Nationwide

CHICAGO, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- An ambitious attempt to promote literacy in Chicago will get under way next week when First Book(R)...

Mar 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

Michael Feldman Blogs at Britannica Site

CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- What does Michael Feldman know? Quite a bit, it turns out, a fact now revealed online, as the popular radio...

Apr 13, 2006, 01:00 ET

Britannica to Explore Holocaust in Web Feature

CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the darkest chapters in human history will be explored with clarity and depth when Encyclopaedia...

Mar 24, 2006, 00:00 ET

Britannica Rips Nature Magazine on Accuracy Study

CHICAGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. said today that a recent study on the accuracy of online encyclopedias by the...

Jan 05, 2006, 00:00 ET

Britannica Taps Direct-Marketing Maven to Drive Growing Consumer Channels

CHICAGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. today announced that it has named direct-marketing expert Dan Smith senior vice...

Dec 08, 2005, 00:00 ET

Redesigned Britannica Site Serves Enjoyment With Enlightenment

CHICAGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to Encyclopaedia Britannica's Web site will find knowledge presented in new and engaging ways following...

Aug 16, 2005, 01:00 ET

Multimedia Britannica Comes to the Aid of the Homework Harried

CHICAGO, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Students facing homework, papers and other assignments have new weapons in their scholarly arsenal with...