Britannica Academic

Available at : Online Access
Off-campus Access Rights: A - PolyU Staff/Students/other eligible Library Card holders
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Britannica Academic consists of a collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, articles not yet in the print Britannica encyclopaedia, Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (tenth edition), and the Britannica book of the year. The resource covers over 10,000 illustrations including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags.

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