||Webster's Family Interactive Encyclopedia
||(Win95/Win3.1 Only!) (Retail)
Win98 Users, see
Webster's Interactive Encyclopedia 1998
Within this powerful encyclopedia is everything you'd expect
from a renowned name like Webster's, and far more. Students, business users,
parents and others have found its authoritative content, rich multimedia
features, and easy-to-use design make it the ultimate reference source.
Webster's offers more articles, more up-to-date information, and more exciting
extras than any other multimedia encyclopedia. It's never been easier to
explore our world.
Find Everything Easily. A combination of intuitive
icons, point-and-click simplicity and multiple help features make navigation
easy for all ages. You can search by key word or subject, find topic
information through several indexes, or freely browse through the
Immense Range of Interlinked Subjects. From the arts
to astronomy, physics to business, and technology to literature, Webster's
Family Interactive gives you authoritative information. More than 70,000
hyperlinks take you to related topics for even deeper research. For you
convenience, the articles can be printed at the press of a button.
Explore A Multimedia Timeline. A massive chronology
of world events from 4 million BC to the present day, the Timeline is an
invaluable research aid - and a fascinating place to "scroll through." Over
13,000 items include hotlinks to related articles.
Zoom Around A World Atlas. A completely-updated
interactive atlas offers multiple levels of zoom, links to related articles,
printable maps and more. The "Country Facts" option provides detailed
statistics on any region.
Take A Surprise Quiz. Whether you're eight or eighty,
the quiz offers hours of entertainment - with over 7,000 intriguing questions.
Select a skill level and a topic, start the timer, then have fun while you
More than 35,000 updated articles
Over 90 minutes of video and audio clips
More than 4,000 detailed illustrations
70,000-plus "hotlinks" take you to related
entries for deper research
New 13,000-itme multimedia Timeline of World
Completely updated World Atlas
Entertaining quiz game with 7,000
Intuitive navigation makes research easy for
Print articles, maps and illustrations
Includes These Exciting Extras:
Over one hundred essays by prominent
"On This Day" feature brings historical
events to your screen for every day of the year
"Famous Quotes" section with over 6,000
Dictionary of Difficult Words, with usage,
grammar and spelling
Famous People Index offers biographies and
hotlinks to related articles
CPU, 4MB RAM (8MB recommended), 256 color, 640x480 graphics card, 16 bit sound
card, double-speed CD-ROM drive, 5MB free hard disk space, Microsoft CD-ROM
extension 2.2. Compatible with Windows 3.1 and Windows 95.
Does not work with Windows 98!
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