In Print or Online, Encyclopedias Seen as Valuable Learning Tool

Via Scoop.itThe eLearning Site

At a time when schools are relying more and more on digital resources, the announcement this month that Encyclopaedia Britannica will cease publishing the print edition of its 32-volume set and focus efforts on its digital offerings was unlikely to cause much angst among students and teachers. In fact, the news of the demise of the printed set after 244 years drew some questions about the need for schools, especially in a financially challenging environment, to pay for such reference materials—whether they be online or in print—in an age of seemingly limitless free resources available on the Web.

Via www.edweek.org