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World Book Renewal 2017-2018

Response Deadline: 
September 25, 2017

Subscription Term


November 1, 2017


October 31, 2018

Renewal pricing is now available for World Book. There has been no increase in the pricing model this year.

All subscribers have access to World Book Advanced (which includes World Book Academic), World Book Encyclopedia Decouverte, World Book Student, World Book Kids, Estudiantil, Timelines, and Mobile.


World Book Academic is now folded into the new enhanced Student and Advanced. All the information from Academic is included in the subscription, but it won't appear as a separate entity [from the vendor].

Please see the list of Digital Enhancements for a breakdown of recent enhancements to this resource.



World Book Online is comprised of World Book Advanced (which now includes World Book Academic), World Book Student, World Book Kids, Encyclopedia Decouverte, Estudiantil, and World Book Timelines and Mobile.

World Book Advanced provides access to thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning. Advanced contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials. World Book Advanced now includes content from World Book Academic. Key features include:

  • Access to over 600+ global newspapers, for perspectives on global issues
  • Unique content-sharing tool for differentiated learners that directs users to specified content within that database
  • Access to a digital saving tool where articles and media can be stored for use
  • Primary sources with advanced lesson plans and assessments for classroom support
  • Access to thousands of government websites from around the globe

To learn more about World Book Student, World Book Kids, Encyclopedia Decouverte, Estudiantil, Timelines, and Mobile, please visit the current product description from the vendor that is linked below.

A separate World Book eBook collection is also available. The collection includes classics spanning drama, fiction, literature, poetry, and more. Key features include:

  • 24/7 unlimited simultaneous access and downloads for offline reading
  • Download PDFs from World Book Online or other websites to have all your documents in one place
  • Unlike purchase-based models, World Book eBooks are continually updated through the term of your subscription
  • Offline notes synchronize with online reader
  • Personalize your eBook account with customized Bookshelves
  • Annotate and highlight text and save annotations, highlights, and bookmarks to individual accounts
  • Interactive games, videos and audio clips

[From Vendor]

Last updated: August 9, 2017


Response Instructions

To RENEW, no response is required from current subscribers as listed above. To CANCEL or to CHANGE OPTIONS, libraries should contact BC ELN by the response deadline.

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