World Book Online Web Site Offers Full Encyclopedia and More
IBM, who has recently introduced new World Book CD-ROM editions, is going beyond the fixed form of CDs in offering World Book Online. The Internet service features the complete print set of The World Book Encyclopedia, thousands of relevant articles from selected periodicals, videos and animations, sound, full-color illustrations, 360-degree panoramic views, current news and a wider range of integrated content using mixed media.
Additionally, subscribers will have access to an Atlas of more than 400 maps, a Research aid and guides on writing a report or oral presentation. IBM Corp., Somers, NY, (800) 320-8377, www.worldbookonline.com.
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.