Posted by: ccclib | December 8, 2010

OED and Britannica updated

The Oxford English Dictionary Online has recently updated their user interface.

Britannica Online Academic Edition has also rolled out an enhanced look.  In addition, they highlight the following new features:

Check out the new Britannica Online Academic Edition with a more engaging
interface and enhanced search and discovery.  Among the improvements
you’ll see:

– Powerful search capabilities to help users find the content they need
Robust new article pages with related content and rich media integrated
with each article

– An enhanced Workspace for saving content in one place that is easy to
access and share with others

– “Suggest Edit” feature that allows users to suggest edits to Britannica
articles or create new articles to be considered by Britannica editors for
publication

– “Article History” and “Contributors” features allow users to track
changes to Britannica articles and get recognition for all accepted edits
and additions they make to Britannica

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