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Christopher Fowler
So, the paper version of the EB has reached an end. after 244 years, dozens of editions and more than 7 million sets sold, no new editions will be put to paper. The 32 volumes of the 2010 installment were the last. Future editions will live exclusively online. Wikipedia English has 3.9m articles. The Britannica has about 120,000. Wikipedia is free. The DVD Britannica, which includes two…
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Christopher Fowler
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Anyone who reads my books knows I do a hell of a lot of research, even though I end up using less than 10% of it. For years I obtained my background history from the Encyclopaedia Britannica, but as my hardback set became dated I switched to online use and finally moved to all things Wiki. This morning (around 5:00am - Yes, I know I should have still been asleep) I needed to find out what Croatia…
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