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How to Use Britannica Academic

Get Britannica basics, cite from Britannica and more.

APA

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  1. Every Britannica article has a citation icon at the top of the page. Click on the citation icon and MLA will come up by default.
  2. Grab your citation.

Cite


Change It Tips

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent. (follow this link to see how).
  2. Make it double spaced (follow this link to see how).
  3. Change the font to Times New Roman 12.


It Should Look Like

Google Inc.. (2016). In Encyclopædia Britannica.

Retrieved from http://academic.eb.com/levels/

collegiate/article/471099

MLA

America's News

  1. Every Britannica article has a citation icon at the top of the page. Click on the citation icon and MLA will come up by default.
  2. Grab your citation.


Change It Tips

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent. (follow this link to see how).
  2. Make it double spaced (follow this link to see how).
  3. Change the font to Times New Roman 12.
  4. Delete Britannica Academic.
  5. Move the database title, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. right in front of the URL.
  6. Remove the http:// from the beginning of the URL.
  7. Delete the last line, Accessed and the date.


It Should Look Like

"Google Inc." 11 Aug. 2015, Encyclopædia Britannica,

Inc., academic.eb.com/levels/collegiate/article

/471099.