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Bing and Encyclopaedia Britannica partner on search results

Earlier this year, Encyclopaedia Britannica announced that it would discontinue producing its annual 32-volume printed edition.

"By concentrating our efforts on our digital properties, we can continuously update our content and further expand the number of topics and the depth with which they are treated without the space constraints of the print set," Encyclopaedia Britannica's president, Jorge Cauz, explained.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica saying goodbye to print

For nearly 250 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica has been a household name. Once the encyclopedia of record, chances are your family had an Encyclopaedia Britannica set sitting on the bookshelf, or that you've picked up a heavy volume at school or the library.

Yesterday, however, Encyclopaedia Britannica announced that it's going all digital and will no longer be a print publisher.

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Best of both worlds? The age of the hybrid content model

Last week, we reported on Encyclopaedia Britannica's pending changes to Britannica.com that would enable users to contribute content to the Britannica's online entries.

The move was clearly designed to take a page out of the book of the user-generated online encyclopedia Wikipedia, which has come to dominate the online market.

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