updated 02:25 pm EDT, Tue June 26, 2001
Britannica.com has announced that the 2002 editions of the Encyclopedia Britannica CD-ROMs and DVDs will be Mac-compatible and available this Fall with new content, a search-and-display interface, and improved browsing features.
Encylopedia Britanica 2002 Standard Edition (CD-ROM), which will be available for $40, provides the entire text of the Encylopedia Britannica as well as 5,400 illustrations, maps, charts, audio, and video.
The Expanded Edition, which will be available on DVD for $70, includes everything on the standard edition as well as over 7 hours of audio and video enhancements and more than 16,400 photos, illustrations, maps, and charts.
For users who need quick, basic facts, the Encylopedia Britannica Concise (Quick Search) Edition, which will be available on CD-ROM for $10, provides more than 25,000 articles on the full range of subjects.