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2014-07-01 23:08:24

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that Britannica ImageQuest™ is a winner of an ISTE Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that Britannica ImageQuest™ is a winner of an ISTE Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. The winners were announced yesterday in conjunction with the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), currently...

2014-06-25 23:11:22

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a revised edition of Britannica Student Encyclopedia, its award-winning reference set for grades 3-8. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a revised edition of Britannica Student Encyclopedia, its award-winning reference set for grades 3-8. The 16-volume set includes a host of revisions, including articles on Australia, David Beckham, Barack Obama, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Mars, Pope and the Williams...

2014-06-18 23:12:01

Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Pinter succeeds Richard Anderson, who is retiring after nearly twenty years in the position. Pinter began his career with Arthur Andersen and later held positions with Kraft Foods and Orbitz Worldwide. He was most recently vice president,...

2014-06-11 23:10:27

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. ImageQuest provides nearly three million rights-cleared photos and other images for homework, classroom activities and lesson plans. Images come from more...

2014-06-04 23:11:28

Encyclopaedia Britannica today announced that it has appointed Chris Mayland vice president, consumer markets, a new position. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica today announced that it has appointed Chris Mayland vice president, consumer markets, a new position. Mayland, a specialist in marketing and advertising strategies for digital products, will be responsible for the management of consumer subscriptions and customer service and for driving advertising revenue...

2014-05-29 23:04:56

Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. The site allows teachers, principals, district administrators and librarians to examine more than a thousand products...

2014-05-27 12:36:15

Massive content site launches at BookExpo America, bringing together the most relevant elements of YouTube®, Wikipedia® and other content sources in a single interface NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediander.com launches at BookExpo America® (BEA) as one of the largest content sites on the internet, with a unique "knowledge engine" that powers the discovery and exploration of millions of topics. Mediander offers a new experience to knowledge seekers by integrating content...

2014-04-29 23:16:31

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle and high-school students that recognizes excellence in science writing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school students that recognizes...

2014-03-11 23:26:38

Britannica Digital Learning today announced Britannica Library, the next generation of its comprehensive reference and research service for library users of all ages. The newly designed site is Britannica’s richest library product to date and includes new and continuously revised articles from encyclopedias, journals and periodicals, related multimedia, primary sources, links to useful Web sites and ebooks. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.