Originally published in 1917, the World Book Encyclopedia is the best selling print encyclopedia set in the world. The World Book Encyclopedia 2014 presents information in an accessible, usable format that promotes learning. World Book Encyclopedia 2014 is designed to meet the reference needs of students from elementary school through high school and beyond. This informational text can be used by college students for review and reinforcement and also serves as a great family reference source. The encyclopedia you loved as a kid is now available for you and your family with accurate, up to date articles, vivid photographs, and beautiful maps and graphs.
Though many among us are in the thrall of the latest whiz-bang electronic information-retrieval technology, a “technology gap” can limit our access to reliable, understandable information in many places in this country and elsewhere in the world. Our annual edition helps to bridge that gap. Check out some numbers about World Book Encyclopedia 2014:
- This outstanding reference books engages more than 4,000 scholars and experts as contributors, reviewers, and consultants
- More than 25,000 rich photographs and illustrations combine with the text to deliver additional information and promote visual learning for students
- The 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia set includes thousands of articles covering all fields of learning
Why Buy the 2014 World Book Encyclopedia?
A systematic and intensive revision program helps to keep the content fresh and reliable.
Articles are authored or critically reviewed by knowledgeable contributors versed in current research and trends.
Articles are carefully crafted to ensure that World Book meets the student where the student meets the subject.
Vibrant World of Facts:
The SPINESCAPE design for the 2014 edition- World of Facts- represents, through the image of layers of colorful fabric, the beauty of discovery of the rich tapestry that is the world of knowledge. An important part of learning is the recognition that individual facts acquire relevance and meaning when they are understood to be part of a larger whole. The World Book Encyclopedia as a comprehensive, general reference work, presents and places in context information that spans all areas of knowledge, enabling users to explore a broad spectrum of facts and uncover the nature of their relationships.
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