Last month, I explored the offerings of three specialized encyclopedias
that cover the arts: Artcyclopedia.
For all the merits of subject encyclopedias
to the research process, do students use them?
Voorbij studies the purpose and audience of several thirteenth-century Latin encyclopedias
Of course I must confess that this was not my first incursion into Borgesian encyclopedias
This newly redesigned online encyclopedia
(which is updated quarterly) offers over 45,000 articles, complete with bibliographies and Internet links as well as article-to-article links, along with many new fact boxes, tables, maps, flags and images.
As of now, the collection offers the following online editions: Encyclopedia
of Human Nutrition; Encyclopedia
of Immunology, second edition; and Encyclopedia
of Virology, second edition.
Dance Magazine has devoted an unprecedented three reviews, by Glenn Giffin, Octavio Roca, and Clive Barnes, to The International Encyclopedia
of Dance (IED) [January, page 73, February, page 66, March, page 94].
So, we asked Colin Larkin, author of ``The Encyclopedia
of Popular Music, Third Edition'' ($750; distributed by Grove Dictionaries for Muze Inc.
The aim of an encyclopedia
is to gather together the knowledge scattered over the face of the earth, to set forth its general plan to the men with whom we live and to transmit it to the men who will come after us, in order that the labors of past centuries may not have been in vain .
Were my reactions akin to what motivated readers of encyclopedias
during the Great Depression?
announced today that it will cease publication of the 32-volume printed edition of its flagship encyclopedia
, continuing with the digital versions that have become popular with knowledge seekers in recent decades.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- "The encyclopedia
of Iran" was unveiled during a ceremony in Tehran on November 8.
traditionally have been regarded as second-rate sources of information, collections of summaries short on depth and authority, works you'd be embarrassed to cite in an academic paper or business presentation.
Academic Press has announced that it will combine the quality of its encyclopedias
with the accessibility and convenience of its online publishing platform IDEAL to form IDEAL Reference, a collection of online encyclopedias
and reference works.
per unit in most of the 30 countries where the international editions are available--including free monthly online updates--Encarta Encyclopedia
is an exceptional value compared to local print encyclopedias
that can cost as much as $3,000.