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Britannica Library and Britannica Image Quest (for public libraries)

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Britannica Library ( is an online resource with three “age-appropriate” databases suitable from 5 years of age through to Adult - “Junior” (5-11 years) for Primary School children, “Student” (11-16 years) for Post-Primary School children and “Adult” (16+) for older students and adults. Britannica Image Quest is an online image library with nearly 3 million rights-cleared images for educational use from collections including National Geographic, Getty Images, Bridgeman Art Library and many more.

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Subject Areas

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Social Sciences

Academic Levels

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • National Curriculum
  • GCSE

Resource Types

  • Reference Works

Further information

This resource is updated irregularly.