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World Book


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World Book: http://www.worldbookonline.com/
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Description:  World Book Web is comprised of World Book Advanced and Academic World Book. Subscribers also receive access to World Book Student, World Book Kids, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, Decouverte (French database), Timelines and Mobile, along with redesigns and tablet optimizations.

Academic World Book is a comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. Tailored to the needs of college- and university-level students, Academic World Book includes a customizable interface, a streamlined design, and a wide array of search and browse features. Academic World Book’s powerful search engine provides optimized search results. Search refinements and relevancy weighting direct users to their content with maximum efficiency. Research tools, including citation builder, dictionary, atlas, and timelines help users compile the data and information they need to complete their assignments and research projects. Individual research accounts within the site offer users the ability to create and share their own content features, including research results from World Book and external sources, timelines, and citations.

World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. Tailored for the needs and skills of students in grades 8 and up, World Book Advanced includes a customizable interface, a streamlined design, and personalized homepage content features. .

Continually updated, World Book Student is a student's best source for accurate and accessible information. This comprehensive site includes all of the articles from the 22-volume print set, plus thousands more. In addition, there are more than 9,500 pictures and maps, 115 videos and animations, 9,300 sounds, more than 100 simulated historic Web sites.

World Book Kids is the premier general reference Web site developed especially for younger users. The site features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.


A separate World Book eBook collection is also available. The collection includes Classics spanning drama, fiction & literature, poetry, and more. Key features include:

  • 24/7 unlimited simultaneous access and downloads for offline reading
  • Unlike purchase-based models, World Book eBooks are continually updated through the term of your subscription
  • Offline notes synchronize with online reader
  • Personalize your eBook account with customized Bookshelves
  • Annotate and highlight text; Save annotations, highlights, and bookmarks to individual accounts
  • Interactive games, videos and audio clips
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Last updated: October 1, 2015

Licence Dates:  01-Oct-2015 to 31-Oct-2016
Terms & Conditions:  More Info
GODOT-enabled:  No
Licence Participants:  Participating Sites
Vendor:  World Book
Content Producer:  World Book
Simultaneous Users:  Unlimited
Content Types:  FullText

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