can learn more about how to use the Britannica e-book site by taking
guided tour. The guided tour shows you how easy it is to search and browse the site, view details for an individual title, and interact with Britannica e-book content.
Britannica offers hundreds of full-color and black-and-white nonfiction and circulating reference e-books, ranging from pre-K to academic. All of the e-books offered on our site are published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., and Britannica Educational Publishing (in collaboration with Rosen Educational Services). Although Britannica’s popular encyclopedias, the Encyclopædia Britannica and Compton’s by Britannica, are not available as e-books, they are available through our Britannica School, Britannica Online Academic Edition, and Britannica Online Public Library Editionsubscription databases. See our institutional marketing site for more details.
Complete MARC records accompany all of the Britannica e-books, enabling schools and libraries to integrate them in their digital card catalog or federated search system. The Britannica e-book site also provides full-text searching across the entire library of e-books.
Yes. Marc Records are provided free of charge and can be downloaded (in .mrc or machine-readable format) once you have logged in to your Britannica e-book account. These MARC records can be easily integrated into a digital card catalog. Some MARC records may require customization depending on your library’s management systems.
Yes, you can do either a keyword search or a title search across all of the e-books on the Britannica e-book site by using the search box at the top of the page. You can also do a keyword search within a single e-book title by opening the e-book and entering a keyword in the reader interface.
Yes, all of the e-books on the Britannica e-book site allow readers to create personal notes and highlights on any page and/or bookmark any page. Log in to your My Folder account to save and access personal notes and bookmarks.
Wallenfeldt, Jeffrey, ed. Africa to America: From the Middle Passage Through the 1930s: African American History and Culture.Chicago: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2011. http://ebooks.eb.com. Web. 7 Feb. 2011.
First, close and then reopen the Internet browser. Go to ebooks.eb.com. If you are still unable to access the site, contact your librarian. If further assistance is needed, contact the Britannica Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-621-3900, ext. 7160.
1. Go to ebooks.eb.com and add one or more e-books to the shopping cart by clicking the Add to Cart button. When you are done shopping, submit your purchase order, and a Britannica sales representative will contact you within 24 hours to complete your order, enable access, and answer any questions you may have.
2. Contact a Britannica Sales Representative directly at 1-800-621-3900 or email@example.com.
All of the e-books purchased on the Britannica e-book site are owned by the purchasing school or library. Pricing options are available for single-user access and unlimited simultaneous user access. Prices are available at info.eb.com/ebooks.