Britannica Library

Start with one of three encyclopedias. Move on to current magazines, thousands of up-to-date articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools and recommended websites. Instantly define words with Merriam-Webster’s pop-up Dictionary & Thesaurus.

Content in Britannica Library is updated daily by an editorial team with new and revised articles and multimedia — at least 1,200 pieces of content per month — to keep users informed and engaged.

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