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R & R: Resources and Recreation
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Just the Facts

-- by Tom Ponzo

Get down to basics with Brittanica CD 97. You'll find nothing fancy or flashy with this encyclopedia, just easy access to basic information-and plenty of it. The CD uses Netscape Navigator to help you find specific articles, then provides hotlinks to more detailed information. You can also join Britannica Online at a reduced price of $50 per year (regular price is $150) for updated information and additional links to more than 5,000 sources on the Web.

$299; upgrade, $150. Encyclopaedia Brittanica, 800-474-8503. Circle #877

Copyright (c) 1997 CMP Media Inc.

Windows Magazine, March 1997, page 295.

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