Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2010
Two of Encyclopaedia Britannica’s products for schools and libraries have won the Distinguished Achievement Award, a major educational publishing honor, the company announced today.
The award, given by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP), recognizes the best products in the areas of curriculum, periodicals, professional development and technology & new media. Products are judged for “efficacy, usability, and overall educational value,” according to an association news release. Britannica products have won the award a number of times in the past.
The winning Britannica products are:
“We’re thrilled,” said Michael Ross, a senior vice president at Britannica and general manager of Britannica Digital Learning, the company’s educational-technology division “To win one for our K-12 online flagship product and our popular elementary encyclopedia at the same time is very satisfying. It highlights all of our core strengths: in editorial, design, curriculum relevance, and technology.”
Both products have won other industry awards and honors. Schools or districts interested in these or any other Britannica products can call (800) 621-3900 or go to info.eb.com.
About Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is a leader in education publishing whose products can be found in many media, from the Internet to wireless devices to books. A pioneer in electronic publishing since the early 1980s, the company markets a variety of encyclopedias and other reference works, curriculum products for schools, language-study courses and other learning products, many of which are available online at http://store.britannica.com. Britannica is active on Twitter and Facebook. The company makes its headquarters in Chicago.
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