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Encyclopaedia Brtiannica stops print edition in Internet era

03/13, 8:00pm

Encyclopaedia Britannica done after 244 years

Encyclopaedia Britannica ended one of the longest print runs in history by revealing in an interview that the last print edition of its collection was going off the presses. The 2010 edition currently being sold for $1,395 will be the last print copy, the New York Times was told, with the remaining 4,000 copies out of 12,000 being cleared out. Attention would shift more towards the online version and educational programs.

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