Encyclopaedia Britannica Goes — Gasp! — Wiki
“Long a standard reference source for scholarship, largely because of its tightly controlled editing, the Encyclopaedia Britannica announced this week it was throwing open its elegantly-bound covers to the masses. It will allow the “user community” (in the words of the encyclopedia’s blog) to contribute their own articles, which will be clearly marked and run alongside the edited reference pieces.”
Read the full article from The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/index.php?id=3064
Additional information available from Britannica: http://britannicanet.com/?p=86.