Ebook Facts

The company’s nonfiction e-books strengthen teaching and learning in key subjects, including math, social studies, science, health, the arts, and sports. Over 700 titles are available, including in bilingual Spanish, which support the Common Core and state curriculum standards and make it easy to incorporate content-area reading into the school day, before- and after-school, and over the summer. Britannica’s high-quality e-books engage students and offer the text complexity and rigor they need to master reading comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking skills, build research proficiency required for college and career readiness, and sharpen their writing for projects and reports.

Cross-Curricular Support for the Common Core
Improve reading comprehension with progressively challenging informational texts in Britannica’s e-books collection—with hundreds of new titles released each year. Nonfiction texts are available for art, early childhood, language arts, math, science, social studies, and other school subjects.

Full Content Ownership and Lifetime Access
Purchase a Britannica e-book and your school or library owns perpetual access to that e-book—there are no ongoing annual subscription or platform fees.  Price includes access for the entire school or library.

Anytime, Anywhere Access
Access titles 24/7 from any Internet-connected computer or tablet, or download to your device. Use e-books in classrooms, the library, an entire school, or a larger group. Home access is also available!

Awards And Accolades
“These are awesome for smartboards, research projects, reports…I see endless uses for Britannica e-books!”
—Educator, Alabama Virtual Library

Common Core Standards

  • Read and comprehend informational texts with increasing complexity.
  • Provide challenging informational texts in a range of subjects.
  • Build academic and domain-specific vocabulary.
  • Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects.
  • Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources.
  • Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare.
  • Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another.

Purchasing Options - Lifetime Access
  • Single Use - provides access to one user at a time at school or at home.
  • Unlimited/Simultaneous Use - provides access to unlimited users and simultaneous use at a single time at school and at home.