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    Summon: Choosing Encyclopaedia Britannica Databases

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    Which Encyclopaedia Britannica databases should I choose for content to be available in Summon ?

    The Summon service provides access to content from provider Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc as represented in a number of their databases. Use this article to help you determine which database to add to your library's Client Center profile so that Summon can deliver its content to your patrons.

    Academic Editions

    Most higher education institutions use Britannica Online Academic Edition (http://www.britannica.com). Choose this database in the Serials Solutions Client Center to be sure your patrons have access to the proper content.
    The same content is also available through Britannica Premium Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Edition, Encyclopedia Britannica Online. If your library subscribes to any of these databases in the Client Center, you do not need to select Britannica Online Academic Edition in addition.

    School Editions

    K-12 school libraries in North America are most likely to subscribe to Britannica Online School Edition (http://school.eb.com/eb/). Choose this database in the Serials Solutions Client Center to be sure your patrons have access to the proper content.
    The same content is also available through Encyclopedia Britannica High School Edition. If your library subscribes to this database in the Client Center, you do not need to select Britannica Online School Edition in addition.
    K-12 school libraries in the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand are most likely to subscribe to Britannica Online School Edition (UK) (http://school.eb.co.uk/). or Britannica Online School Edition - Senior High School (Australia)
    (http://school.eb.com/au/). Choose either of these databases in the Serials Solutions Client Center to be sure your patrons have access to the proper content.

    Public Library Editions

    Most public libraries use Britannica Online Public Library Edition (http://library.eb.com/). Choose this database in the Serials Solutions Client Center to be sure your patrons have access to the proper content.

    • Date Created: 9-Feb-2014
    • Last Edited Date: 21-Feb-2014
    • Old Article Number: 8769