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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Britannica opens, slightly, to user contributions

Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced it will offer limited features to permit some contributions from users.

See also reports from the Citizendium blog, Wired Campus, and Library Journal.

Comment. For background on Britannica's Web strategy, see our posts on its WebShare program to offer free access to bloggers: 1 and 2.

See also the recent Larousse decision to open, slightly, for user contributions.