Item Description
The Encyclopædia Britannica 2012 Ultimate DVD offers you more than ever, including extensive new and revised articles to put you at the forefront of recent advances so you can spend less time searching and more time learning. For 2012 our three-age specific, easy to use learning areas have all been updated and expanded with a multitude of brand new articles, videos, audio clips, online learning games, activities and maps – including NEW articles on Catherine Middleton, earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, David Cameron, the debt crisis in the Euro Zone and graphene. Written by 4,300 expert contributors the Encyclopædia Britannica 2012 Ultimate DVD is an invaluable resource for all the family. Discover a wealth of information from one of the world’s most respected names in knowledge.

Encyclopaedia Britannica
Access the world's most trusted and authoritative information, featuring over 100,000 articles from the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica print set.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Find information easily in almost 16,000 entries that are tailored to school subjects.

Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia
Instill a look-it-up habit that will stay with students throughout their education and in life.

Book of the Year
Explore notable events in over 12,000 articles covering science, politics, sports, and more from 1993 - 2009.

Homework Helpdesk
A collection of useful homework resources including a video subject browse, online learning games and activities, online subject spotlights, and how-to documents on topics such as writing a book review.

Learning Games and Activities
Hundreds of fun and interactive games and activities to help students with subjects like Math, Science, and Social Studies.

Two Complete Dictionaries and Thesauri from Merriam-Webster®
Together, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® and Student Dictionaries and Thesauri provide access to 405,000 definitions, synonyms and antonyms.

Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English Translation Dictionary
Translate an English word to Spanish and a Spanish word to English with the click of the mouse.

World Atlas
Take a tour of the world through more than 2,700 maps linked to articles about countries, economies, cultures, and national statistics.

Watch history unfold with timelines that show the people, events, and discoveries of the past.

Britannica Classics
Read articles from Britannica's most famous contributors-from Sigmund Freud to Harry Houdini, Marie Curie to Orville Wright.

Easily browse through Videos, Britannica Classics, Classical Music, and more.

Britannica Biographies: Heroes & Villains
Over 600 biographies covering the world's heroes and villains throughout time.

Virtual Notecards
Take and save notes from your articles on a virtual notecard. Notes are printable, which makes your research easier, more productive, and portable.

Britannica Workspace
Save articles, images, video, and more in one convenient location to help keep your research organized.

Rich Multimedia
View vivid illustrations with 35,000 images, video, and audio that bring fascinating topics to life.

Additional Videos, Web Links, and Magazines Online
Link to over 166,000 sites you can trust-selected by Britannica editors-plus links to thousands of videos and magazines for a wealth of additional information.

System Requirements:
•Microsoft® Windows® XP (with SP2), Vista, or 7
•Pentium III® or equivalent processor
•512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
•2.05 GB free hard-drive space (4.70 GB for Full installation)
•DVD-ROM drive
•1024x768 resolution, 16-bit color
•Internet access recommended

•Mac® OS 10.5.x or 10.6.x
•PowerPC G5 or Intel Core processor
•512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
•2.05 GB free hard-drive space (4.70 GB for Full installation)
•DVD-ROM drive
•1024x768 resolution, millions of colors
•Internet access recommended

comes in a paper sleeve with serial number