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PLWeb Turbo Chosen for Encyclopedia Americana Online

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PLWeb Turbo Chosen for Encyclopedia Americana Online

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Grolier Educational, a division of Grolier Publishing Company, has licensed PLWeb Turbo, Personal Library Software's Web publishing tool, to power a new, innovative online service. Encyclopedia Americana Online (http://ea.grolier.com) provides access to over 45,000 articles published in Encyclopedia Americana. The new subscription service is available to schools, libraries, colleges, universities, and institutions.

PLWeb Turbo provides subscribers searching Encyclopedia Americana Online with the ability to browse through and quickly access the full text of articles on the site and to locate entries enhanced with more than 1,000 tables, 1,200 pieces of line art, 816 maps, and 275 flags in full color. With PLWeb Turbo, users can easily retrieve this information by submitting simple or more complex searches by word, text-string, subject, or user-definable topics.

"PLS technology is well-suited for online subscription services like Encyclopedia Americana Online because it is user friendly and scalable enough to handle the amount of information published in such an extensive encyclopedia," said Bob Enzwiler, vice president of sales and marketing for PLS. …

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