Can You Access the Encyclopaedia Britannica Online?

Can You Access the Encyclopaedia Britannica Online?

Limited access to the Encyclopaedia Britannica is available for free online at Britannica.com. Free public access is supported with advertising, though educational institutions and libraries can have ad-free accounts to which users can gain access. Some services on the website are available only with a subscription.

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