||Deluxe Compton's Interactive
||(Win95/Win3.1) (2 CDs w/ manual)
Publisher: Compton's Home Library / The
Reference / Encyclopedia
Discover and Explore a World of Information
Compton's is your vast library of knowledge. Two CDs are packed with 38,000
articles, brilliant multimedia, an atlas, a dictionary, a thesaurus, and more.
There are even librarians who will suggest specific books, pictures, and online
resources to help you research your topic. Expand your mind with with Compton's
New in this Edition!
- Ask the Librarian: Submit your topic to the Compton's Librarians and
they'll recommend books, Web sites, and other resources
- Tap into a Library: Easily search 38,000 articles, a new atlas and
timeline, and a dictionary and thesaurus.
- Enjoy Sights and Sounds: Look, listen, and learn with thousands of
photos and videos and hours of sound and music.
- Find Neighborhood Resources: Discover local museums, libraries, and
universities for more information.
- Search the World: Instantly access the best Web sites for you based
on your age and topic.
- Track Your Research: Organize key findings with your notebook and
The New Deluxe Edition Offers More!!
- More Information
More than 150,000 entries in the complete
encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, and timeline.
- More Multimedia
More than 16,000 photos and videos and 20
hours of sound and music
- More Student Features
Notebook and highlighter for
researching and ShowMaker for creating presentations
- More Up-to-Date Facts
Online access to current information
with Compton's Internet Directory and free Monthly Updates
- More Online Resources
Personal research help with Ask the
Librarian and Find Neighborhood Resources
So expansive you can't tell where the CD ends and the world begins. From the
conquests of Alexander the Great to the upheaval in the former Zaire, from
Siberian tigers to Tiger Woods, Compton's Interactive Encylcopedia Deluxe
Edition finds the answers you need. Quickly. Easily. Completely.
and Discover: Easily search the complete 26-volume encyclopedia for any
topic. With 38,000 articles and thousands of photos, videos, maps and Web
links, you'll find in depth coverage of art, science, history, literature,
music, sports, technology, geography and more.
the Richness: Visit ancient Mayan ruins. Watch Babe Ruth hit a home run.
Listen to a Mozart concerto. With nearly twice the multimedia, this Deluxe
Edition adds color and excitement to any topic you explore!
Out the Library: Find all the resources you need:
- a new US and world atlas, complete with 450 maps and overlays for average
temperature, population and more
- a new interactive timeline of historical events
- a complete dictionary and thesaurus
Librarian: Want to find out more? Just send your research topic and your
age to the Compton's librarians on the Internet, and you'll get suggestions of
books, pictures, maps, and online resources for more information.
Research Near and Far: Expand your search with online features:
- Find Neighborhood Resources - identify local museums, zoos, aquariums, and
- Compton's Internet Directory - link to the best Web sites based on your
topic and age
- Electric Library - access hundreds of newspapers and magazines online
Current: With thousands of new articles, photos, and videos for 1998, your
encyclopedia is always up-to-date. Plus you can stay current throughout the
year with free Monthly Updates. The New Deluxe Edition Contains over
More Unique Features:
- FREE! Monthly Updates
- 38,000+ Articles
- 16,000+ Photos
- 150+ videos, animations, and slide shows
- 20 hours of sound
- 450+ maps of the US and the world
- 4,000+ Web links
- 78,000-word dictionary
- 21,500-word thesaurus
More Way to Explore than Ever Before!
- Ask the Librarian
- Find Neighborhood Resources
- Compton's Internet Directory
- Notebook and highlighter
- ShowMaker for creating multimedia presentations
- View the night sky in the Planetarium
- Embark on a 3D Star Quest adventure
- Challenge yourself with Exploring Questions
- Discover fascinating 3D worlds
Windows: Windows 3.1 or later, 486DX/66 MHz or better, 8MB RAM (16 MB
recommended), hard disk with 12MB, 256 color SVGA, 2x CD-ROM drive, Windows
compatible sound card, mouse, printer (optional), modem (optional: required for
online features only)
Ask the Librarian online feature is available until August 1998. Electric
Library online feature free trial through December 1998 [additional details in
box]. Monthly Updates online feature available through September 1998.
|Complete 26-volume encyclopedia
|Reference library, including atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, and
|Photographs and illustrations
|Videos, animations, and slide shows
|Sound, including music and historical speeches
|Personal research help from Compton's librarians
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