Online Encyclopedia

Search over 40,000 articles from four encyclopedias, including the original, classic Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition.

This site provides totally FREE access to several encyclopedias, from historical to modern, including:

The 1911 and 1889 versions of Encyclopedia Britannica are published here as a community project where anybody can edit/correct articles and add comments about the original encyclopedia articles. Thousands of corrections have already been posted and hundreds of user comments have been published. Thank you for your support and contributions.

This Online Encyclopedia was originally based on the 11th Edition Encyclopedia Britannica, first published in 1911. This historically significant reference work is, arguably, the last general encyclopedia to offer articles in such extreme depth. Over 320 historians, 250 ministers, and many diplomats, theologians, scientists, and government officials from around the world personally wrote this encyclopedia's articles, totaling more than 44 million words!

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Encyclopedia of the Nations
Demographic and government profiles of world nations
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Small Business Encyclopedia
Reference of Small Business
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Infancy through Adolescent Encyclopedia of Health
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Information on world cultures and the importance of cultural diversity
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Articles on gardening and its history, gardening techniques, landscaping, and lawn care.
Finance: Accounting, Business & International Finance
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