After 244 years, the Encyclopedia Britannica has decided to halt the presses and go out of print. Facing stiff competition from Wikipedia, the Encyclopedia Britannica will now focus primarily on their online services.
This lovely infographic from Open-Site.org is trying to outline how Wikipedia has revolutionised research and how it has become a reliable fountain of knowledge. And if not reliable, it’s certainly the most visited fountain of knowledge… which could get tricky. But reliable or not, with 26 billion pages of content, Wikipedia isn’t going anywhere.