Say Goodbye to Print: Macmillan Dictionaries to Be Online Only
From Charlotte Williams at The Bookseller:
Macmillan Dictionaries will only be available online from the new year, with Macmillan Education currently printing the final ever physical copies of the reference works.
Macmillan Dictionary Online launched in 2009 and has since experienced “explosive growth” according to the publisher. Editor-in-chief Michael Rundell said: “The traditional book format is very limiting for any kind of reference work. Books are out of date as soon as they’re printed, and the space constraints they impose often compromise our goals of clarity and completeness. There is so much more we can do for our users in digital media.”
Much more about the End of the Macmillan Dictionary in Print (via the Macmillan Dictionary Blog) and this News Release
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