Britannica Global Edition

Today’s Knowledge in a Compact Format

The editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, the world standard in reference since 1768, present the Britannica Global Edition. Developed specifically to provide comprehensive and global coverage of the world around us, this unique product contains thousands of timely, relevant, and essential articles drawn from the Encyclopædia Britannica itself, as well as from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, the Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, and Compton’s by Britannica. Written by international experts and scholars, the articles in this collection reflect the standards that have been the hallmark of the leading English-language encyclopedia for over 240 years.

Current and Comprehensive
Timely coverage ranges from global warming to the iPhone to Barack Obama.

Written by International Experts
Over 40,000 in-depth articles were written by scholars from across the world, including Nobel Prize winners.

Colorful and Compact
8,500 photographs, maps, flags, and illustrations are included in the Britannica Global Edition’s 30 easy-to-hold compact volumes.


  • 30 volumes
  • 18,251 pages