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The Nebraska Library Commission is offering the following Britannica products to Nebraska libraries at discounted prices.

Descriptions | Pricing | How to Order / Renew

Description:

  • Britannica Online Academic Edition delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopaedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research--all from one resource.
     
  • Britannica Online Public Library Edition One subscription to Britannica Online gives your library three unique sites for children, young adults, and older patrons. With Britannica Library, it’s easy to choose an age-appropriate level for conducting research, completing homework assignments, and working on special projects in the library or at home.They can even store their research in their own personal My Britannica account. Remote access is included!   
     
  • Britannica School delivers three Levels of Learning--Elementary, Middle, and High--for the Classroom, Library, or Home! Offers a wealth of content and a wide variety of resources--thousands of articles, images, videos, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites--that promote rigor while students read, write, research, and develop vocabulary in the content areas. A consolidated search feature brings all the resources together in one place for a time-saving review.
     
  • Merriam-Webster Unabridged Online - America's largest, most comprehensive dictionary is revised for today's librarian, teacher, and student. With updated vocabulary, enhanced content, a fresh modern layout, and exciting new features, Merriam-Webster Unabridged is an essential source of information on the English language. 
     
  • Annals of American History Online provides a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action through the speeches, documents, memoirs, poems, and interviews of more than 1,500 contributors.
     
  • Britannica's Original Sources, a compilation of more than 420,000 documents, complete books, and authentic images, is now available to you through Encyclopaedia Britannica. Students, teachers, and parents have instant access to an online library full of the creations and discoveries of history's greatest minds as recorded in the authors' original words. Read Confucius, Dante, Pasteur, as well as more obscure authors for in-depth research.
      
  • Britannica Image Quest - Bring classroom activities to life with over 3 million rights-cleared images from over 60 of the best collections in the world. The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Dorling Kindersley Images, Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, and other leading names have joined with Britannica to provide the best and broadest collection of proprietary educational imagery. Also available in French, Portuguese, and Spanish!  
     
  • Language Products:
  • Britannica LaunchPacks - LaunchPacks, available for social studies and science subjects, combines up-to-date, curriculum-aligned content sets with tools that make it easier for teachers to differentiate instruction and for students to understand core K-12 social studies and science topics.

Pricing (2020-2021)

 Pricing is based on a relative weighting of the number of users.

  • Four-Year Colleges and Universities - 100% of the Full-Time Equivalent enrollment (FTE) of undergraduate and graduate students for the last Fall period.
      
  • Two-Year Colleges - 75% of Full-time Equivalent (FTE) enrollment for the last Fall period.
      
  • K-12 Schools -100% of the number of enrolled students
     
  • Public Library - 7% of the total population served
      
  • Business/Government -100% of employees with network access
Product Price
(FTE = # of weighted users)
Britannica Online (BOL)
Britannica Online - Academic Edition $0.50 per FTE
(Minimum fee $540, not prorated)
Britannica Online - Public Library Edition $0.53 per FTE
(Minimum fee $540, not prorated)
Britannica School $0.57 per FTE
(Minimum fee $540 not prorated)
Britannica LaunchPacks
Britannica LaunchPacks Social Studies $3.00 per FTE
(Minimum fee $1,000.00)
Britannica LaunchPacks Science $3.00 per FTE
(Minimum fee $1,000.00)
Britannica ImageQuest
ImageQuest with BOL (any edition) $0.55 per FTE
(Minimum fee $425, not prorated)
ImageQuest without BOL $0.65 per FTE
(Minimum fee $450, not prorated)
Britannica's Original Sources
Britannica Original Sources with BOL $0.45 per FTE
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Britannica Original Sources without BOL $0.48 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Britannica Language Products
Japanese with BOL (any edition) $0.25 per FTE additional
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Japanese without BOL $0.33 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Escolar (Spanish Elem/MS) with BOL (any edition) $0.25 per FTE additional
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Escolar (Spanish Elem/MS) without BOL $0.33 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Moderna Sr. (Spanish HS/Academic) with BOL (any edition) $0.25 per FTE
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Moderna Sr. (Spanish HS/Academic) without BOL $0.33 per FTE
(Minimum $380, not prorated)
Universalis Jr. (French Elem/MS) with BOL (any edition) $0.25 per FTE additional
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Universalis Jr. (French Elem/MS) without BOL $0.33 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Universalis Sr. (French HS/Academic) with BOL (any edition) $0.25 per FTE
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Universalis Sr. (French HS/Academic) without BOL $0.33 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Merriam Webster's Unabridged Online
Merriam Webster's Unabridged Online with BOL (any edition) $0.17 per FTE additional
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Merriam Webster's Unabridged Online without BOL $0.23 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Annals of American History Online
Annals of American History with BOL (any edition) $0.16 per FTE additional
(Minimum fee $340, not prorated)
Annals of American History without BOL $0.21 per FTE
(Minimum fee $380, not prorated)
Britannica's Original Sources (government, special, and business libraries only)
Campuses with less than 5,000 students $550
Campuses with 5,000-9,999 students $950.00
Campuses with 10,000+ students $1,075.00

Subscription Term: 

June 1 - May 31

Deadline: 

The order/renewal deadline for a June 1, 2020 start date is May 15, 2020. Late renewals will be charged the full year's cost. They will not be prorated.  


To Place an Order / Renew:

Please fill out and submit the online order / renewal form

Tech Support:

Call the Britannica Help Desk at 800-621-3900, extension 7160.
E-mail: edsupport@eb.com

Usage Statistics:

Britannica Online Usage Statistics are available at http://statistics.eb.com.

To obtain a User ID and password for the usage statistics system, please contact Britannica customer service at 800-621-3900. 

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