Tag: Encyclopaedia Britannica

  • In Defense of Obsolete Knowledge

    In Defense of Obsolete Knowledge

    On March 13, 2012, the president of Encyclopaedia Britannica, Jorge Cauz, announced that the organization, which published the first edition of the pre-eminent English-language encyclopaedia in 1768, has decided to cease production of printed editions as it shifts all major editorial energy to the maintenance of its online edition. My first thought, I confess, was…