September 27, 2021

New York Public Library Deems Print Encyclopedias 'Relevant' in Digital Age

From WNYC Radio: As reference materials continue to move online, the New York Public Library will continue to keep print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia in all its 87 branch libraries, which are found in Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island. “We definitely think it’s relevant for certain groups of users,” said Denise Hibay, […]

Things Change: Encyclopaeia Britannica to Stop Printing Book Sets

UPDATE: Here’s the Official EB Statement/Blog Post and Video Featuring EB Execs The blog mentions that for the next week Britannica Online is free. Of course, many have access for free 24x7x365 via their local library. From CNN: After 244 years, Encyclopedia [sic] Britannica will cease production of its iconic multi-volume book sets. Britannica usually […]

Reference Resource Update: Encyclopedia of Cleveland History Has a New Look

Via Newswise: Launched in 1998 as an online publication after more than 10 years in print, The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History’s home, http://ech.case.edu, has added many new articles but has kept a similar look. That all changed when the encyclopedia, run by Case Western Reserve University’s Department of History and the Western Reserve Historical Society, […]

Reference: Canadian Film Encyclopedia

From the Encyclopedia: The Canadian Film Encyclopedia, the CFE, is an online reference project from the Film Reference Library, a leading educator and research and information resource for Canadian film. Publishing online, we’ve been able to bring you the first two phases of the CFE, while we continue developing and expanding the CFE’s content and interactive elements for […]