Britannica Online

Sloan, Bernie bernies at
Tue Oct 19 14:09:46 EDT 1999

Encyclopedia Britannica is going to start offering Britannica Online for
free via the Web, supported by ad revenues. The free version will also offer
the text of about 75 magazines. Sounds like they will still maintain their
for-fee ad-free version for schools and libraries.

See the following for a bit more detail:,4586,2376057,00.html

Bernie Sloan
Senior Library Information Systems Consultant
University of Illinois Office for Planning and Budgeting
338 Henry Administration Building
506 S. Wright Street
Urbana, IL  61801
Phone:  (217) 333-4895
Fax:      (217) 333-6355
E-mail:  bernies at

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