Lots Of People Want Encyclopedias Now That They're Dead

Lots Of People Want Encyclopedias Now That They're Dead

Encyclopedia Britannica’s announcement that this year’s run of books will be its last has jolted demand back to life, helping the company sell all but 800 of its 4,000-set run. [More]

Encyclopedia Britannica Stops Printing Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica Stops Printing Encyclopedias

If you came of age in the 1980s or early 1990s, your internet was called the encyclopedia. You probably haven’t touched one in decades, and apparently neither has anyone else because they pretty much no longer exist in their old form. Encyclopedia Britannica drove a long-overdue stake into the heart of the outmoded medium by announcing it won’t print a 2012 edition, making the 2010 version of its biennial set its last. [More]