|« September 2017 »|
| || || || || ||1||2|
If you want to be on top, don't let your education stop
| wikipedia |
Wikipedia (pronounced /ˌwiːkiˈpiːdiə/ or /ˌwɪkəˈpiːdiə/) is a multilingual, Web-based, free-content encyclopedia project. Wikipedia is written collaboratively by volunteers from all around the world; anyone can edit it. Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has grown rapidly into one of the largest reference Web sites, attracting at least 684 million visitors yearly by 2008. There are more than 75,000 active contributors working on more than 10,000,000 articles in more than 260 languages. As of today, there are 2,786,410 articles in English. Every day, hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world collectively make tens of thousands of edits and create thousands of new articles to augment the knowledge held by the Wikipedia encyclopedia.
Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "the British Encyclopædia") is a
general English-language encyclopaedia.
Britannica is the oldest English-language encyclopaedia still in print. It was first published between 1768 and 1771
in Edinburgh, Scotland and quickly grew in popularity and size.
15th edition has a unique three-part structure: a 12-volume Micropædia of short
articles (generally having fewer than 750 words), a 17-volume Macropædia of
long articles (having from two to 310 pages) and a single Propædia volume
intended to give a hierarchical outline of human knowledge.