See article: Silent Partners on the Web

Information Today 17(5) May, 2000, p. 36-37.

 

The Web of Licensing Dictionaries and Encyclopedias for the Web
  • The chart shows a small excerpt of some of the licensers and licensees of a few Web dictionaries and encyclopedias.

  • Licensees process the content, create the indexes, provide the search engine and the interface.

  • Some of the licensees sublicense their version to third parties.

  • The product lines are not complete and may change any time.

The following chart also has a hotlinked version.

 

Abbreviations, Acronyms

AHD

American Heritage Dictionary

HM

Houghton Mifflin, Co.

CE5

Columbia Encyclopedia 5th edition

IPA

Information Please Almanac

C6

Columbia Encyclopedia 6th edition

PRIMEDIA

PRIMEDIA, Inc. (formerly K-III Communications)

CUP

Columbia University Press

RH

Random House, Inc.

F&WE

Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia

RHWCD

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

FEN

Family Education Network

RHWUD

Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary


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