Developed specifically for public libraries, Britannica Library provides library members with access to three sites in one — Junior, Student and Adult — with age-appropriate material available anywhere, at any time and on any device.
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Ages 18 and above
Encyclopaedia Britannica - Adult Edition will give you access to thousands of online articles, images, videos and biographies. Check the 'On This Day' articles, view the 'Flash Facts', explore the World Atlas and if you need some help check the Research Tools and Materials.
Ages 12 - 18
Encyclopaedia Britannica - Student Edition will give you access to thousands of online articles, images, videos and biographies. This edition gives secondary school children access to trusted sources of information to help with their homework. Check out the 'At A Glance', 'Did You Know' and 'Can You Guess' sections. For more help check the Research Tools and Materials.
Ages 5 - 11
Encyclopaedia Britannica - Junior Edition will give you access to thousands of online articles, images, videos and biographies. This edition is designed for primary school children to access to trusted sources of information to help with their homework, or just for the curious who want to know more about the world. Check out the 'Did You Know' section, or perhaps the 'Geography Explorer'.
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You can also get grammar guidance, check synonyms, explore word lists and word origins, together with access to language resources, including New Hart’s Rules, New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors, and Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Use.
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The Access to Research service provides access to a wide range of academic articles and research in public libraries across the UK. Access is currently only from within libraries, however Access to Research is working to extend this to library members' homes in the future.