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About Us.

Encyclopædia Britannica, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is a global leader in educational publishing whose products can be found in many media, from the Internet to cell phones to books. Our worldwide reach includes offices and expert contributors all over the globe and products for learners of all ages.

A pioneer in electronic publishing since the early 1980s, we strive continuously for new innovations in a rapidly changing worldwide marketplace. Known historically for reference works, our products today serve a wider range of educational aims than ever, particularly those of teachers and students in the classroom.

All of our products are created under the most rigorous technical and editorial standards. We have thousands of expert contributors and advisers around the world who work with our first-rate editorial team. As a company that has published Einstein, Freud, Marie Curie, and more than a hundred Nobel laureates, our historical accomplishments are many; yet rather than dwell on those accomplishments we prefer instead add to them. All of our worldwide resources are here at the service of today's educators.