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In addition to text, many encyclopedias contain entries with images, audio, video, and multimedia elements.
Encyclopedias are in fact historical documents of the era in which they were compiled.
Such is true with another old and venerable institution, Encyclopedia Britannica.
The Britannica, the oldest continuously published encyclopedia in the English language, had become a luxury item with a $1,395 price tag.
Speaking to the Iranian book news agency the Encyclopedia of Iran which will be released in 30 volumes, Moussavi Boroujerdi said, "The Encyclopedia of Iran is the 2nd research work of the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia.
According to the released figures, Credo added 173 new encyclopedias and dictionaries in the past year, provided coverage of 15 core undergraduate courses, and added 10 new publishers to its library, including Edinburgh University Press, SAGE Publications, and Springer.
Almost everyone one who uses the web uses Google, and sooner or later almost everyone runs into Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anyone with a browser can contribute to Wikipedia, and because it has so many volunteers it has become the most-used reference source in the world.
Encyclopedia of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks Edited by Gerard V.
Because this term can also be somewhat condescending (since encyclopedia articles are usually bland and also fail to cite their sources) it was not used at the Social Science History Association meetings in November 2003 when the book received the annual Alan Sharlin Award for the best book in social science history.
For all the merits of subject encyclopedias to the research process, do students use them?
Hans Hinrich Biesterfeldt ("Medieval Arabic Encyclopedias of Science and Philosophy," pp.
Of course I must confess that this was not my first incursion into Borgesian encyclopedias. When I first met Mike Gonzalez, in Albuquerque in 1985, I was working on an annotated index to Borges's works (or at least to that portion of those works that had appeared in book form up to that point).

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