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The 2012 Britannica Ultimate Reference DVD includes:
Access the world's most trusted and authoritative information, featuring over 82,000 articles from the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica print set.
Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Find information easily in over 16,500+ entries that are tailored to school subjects.
Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia
Instils a look-it-up habit that will stay with students in school and in life.
Book of the Year
Explore notable events in 12,000 articles covering science, politics, sports, and more.
A collection of useful homework resources including a video subject browse, online learning games and activities, online subject spotlights, and how-to documents on topics such as writing a book review.
Online Learning Games and Activities
Hundreds of fun and interactive games and activities to help students with subjects like Math, Science, and Social Studies.
Two Complete Dictionaries and Thesauruses from Merriam-Webster®
Together, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® and Student Dictionaries and Thesauruses provide access to 405,000 definitions, synonyms and antonyms.
Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English Translation Dictionary
Translate an English word to Spanish and a Spanish word to English with the click of the mouse.
Take a tour of the world through more than 2,900 maps linked to articles about countries, economies, cultures, and national statistics.
Watch history unfold with timelines that show the people, events, and discoveries of the past.
Discover new ideas and relationships between topics with this interactive tool.
Easily browse through Videos, Britannica Classics, Classical Music, and more.
Explore Feature! Heroes & Villains
The "Heroes & Villains" feature provides easy access to more than 600 biographies covering the world's heroes and villains throughout time.
Take and save notes from your articles on a virtual notecard. Notes are printable, which makes your research easier, more productive and portable.
Save articles, images, video, and more in one convenient location to help keep your research organised.
View vivid illustrations with over 38,000 images, video, and audio that bring fascinating topics to life.
Additional Videos, Web Links, and Magazines Online
Link to 166,000+ sites you can trust-selected by Britannica editors-plus links to thousands of videos and magazines for a wealth of additional information.
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