Encyclopedia Essay Topics

The question of outsourcing

Outsourcing is an option that is employed by service as well as manufacturing firms that seek to stream line their operations and reduce the costs. “In today’s business environment it’s difficult to find a manufacturing company that produces 100% of its products internally. Across all industries today, companies are outsourcing non-core manufacturing operations to reduce… View Article

The New American Desk Encyclopedia

Both Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson have large, enduring legacies in American history. While Hamilton is largely responsible for the United States becoming an economic giant with an economy based on finance, manufacturing, and trade, I admire Thomas Jefferson more, particularly for his broad, considerable intellect and his challenging views on human liberty. Modern America… View Article

The Encyclopedia of House Plants

Dionaea muscipula is called the venous fly trap. It is an angiosperm that possesses a modified leaf system. The normal angiosperm leaf consists of a base, a lamina which is also called a blade, a petiole and two stipules. A slight expansion is notices on the leaf base. This is the point where the leaf… View Article

The Columbia Encyclopedia

Camera inventions multiplied speeds pictures can become available. Someone explored the possibilities of different ways to use many pictures at one time. The amazing invention was moving photography, motion pictures, short for pictures in motion. “The first motion pictures made with a single camera were by E. J. Marey, a French physician, in the 1880s,… View Article

Cybernetics: its future and impact

It was an American mathematician by the name of Norbert Wiener who first coined the word “cybernetics” in his book of the same title, which was published in the United States in 1948. It described the similarities in functioning of man and machines. He presented how purposeful and orderly the functions are as it seeks… View Article

Website Evaluation

I am writing this essay about the comparison of the two websites called: Wikipedia.com and WorldbookOnline.com. There are many differences and things that are alike between the two websites. They are both very useful to both students and adults but, are both extremely different from one another. Wikipedia.com very is different from WorldbookOnline.com. First off,… View Article

Encyclopedia Britannica Inc

By the time Britannica’s top management decided to stop producing bound sets of the iconic encyclopedia, the company had made sweeping changes to put itself at the forefront of the online education market. ne year ago, my announcement that Encyclopædia Britannica would cease producing bound volumes sent ripples through the media world. Despite the vast… View Article

Recitation Worksheet Encyclopædia Britannica

APA Reference and Citation Worksheet Write a sentence to illustrate each of the following. Refer to the appropriate Center for Writing Excellence resources. Sentence 1: Include a quotation from a source in your annotated bibliography. Example: As noted by Goldberg (2000), Gilligan’s work was groundbreaking. “Without question, In a Different Voice was revolutionary and struck… View Article

APA Reference and Citation Worksheet

Sentence 1: Include a quotation from a source in your annotated bibliography. Example: As noted by Goldberg (2000), Gilligan’s work was groundbreaking. “Without question, In a Different Voice was revolutionary and struck a powerful chord in both men and women” (p. 702). 1. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica online (2003) “This is a good overview… View Article