Rest in Print, Britannica
Written By: Albert Mohler | Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
And then they were no more. Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. announced Tuesday that it would no longer offer its venerable reference set in a printed edition. Western Civilization just took another hard blow to the chin.
"It's a rite of passage in this new era," said Jorge Cruz, president of the Chicago-based company. He went on to celebrate the new digital age. "Some people will feel sad about it and nostalgic about it. But we have a better tool now. The Web site is continually updated, it's much more expansive, and it has multimedia."
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