Britannica Online


A high tech website with many possibilities to find information, including a blog and RSS newsfeeds. Searching and retrieving information is easier through its advanced search engine.


Searching is mainly by keywords. It's possible to refine searching criteria by punctuation, wildcards, and boolean operators. Also other ways to find information through predefined browsing directories


Britannica let subscribers reading articles in a standard html format and printing them in easy print format. Click and buy possibility for the store section

Navigational Aids

Search tips and advices are provided, but thre is no specific navigational aid. A Britannica Blog is now active, along with RSS Newsfeeds subscription

User Friendliness

This is a dynamic, dense and nested website; It could be easy for a newbie to get lost or perceive some kind of information overload