Encyclopedia Britannica Online


Britannica School (and the Spanish version Britannica Escolar) is the go-to site for learning more about any subject. With three separate databases for Elementary, Middle, and High School grades, students of all reading abilities can access thousands of up-to-date information resources across multiple formats.

Whether you're looking for articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, or research tools, you can find them all in Britannica School! 

For home access: Have your Library Card Number ready to enter on the first page. You do not need your Library Card Number if you're at the Library.

Follow these steps to create an individual “My Britannica” account if you wish to save and share content:

  1. Click "Sign In to My Britannica" at the top right of the screen

  2. Click "Create an account" from the pop-up

  3. Create a username/password

  4. Select either the Educator or Student button, then click “Create Account"