|The Hutchinsons Multimedia Encyclopedia 1998
The Hutchinson Multimedia Encyclopedia 1998 is the only
British-originated encyclopedia on CD-ROM, and combines the exciting world of multimedia
with the unrivalled reference resources of the Hutchinson Encyclopedia database. Features
- Video, Sound and Pictures. Nature and wildlife, historical events, memorable speeches,
musical instruments, all come vividly to life through multimedia. You can hear an extract
from a Beethoven symphony or a cuckoo's call; see a snowboarder in action or the fall of
the Berlin Wall. With over 50 video and 200 audio clips, plus 4,500 illustrations, HME is
a rich media archive as well as encyclopedia resource.
- Hutchinson Encyclopedias have led the market for over fifty years. Besides over 39,000
Articles, 5 million words the contents also include 1,500 Bibliographies; 100 specialist
Essays; 400 Tables and Chronologies; and a Dictionary of Difficult Words. On this Day is a
unique feature giving historical events, births, and deaths for every day of the year.
- Guided Tours. More than 20 multimedia tours give you overviews of such topics as The
Human Body, The History of Cinema, and Ecology.
- Timeline and Atlas. With 13,000 items and illustrations, reaching from prehistory to the
present, the Timeline is an exciting way to explore the past. You can browse by event, or
even by theme. A unique 'Who's Around?' button gives you a list of all people living at
any particular time. A world Atlas (with several levels of zoom, hotlinks to articles, and
country facts) adds a further resource for exploring the world and its geography.
- Have fun while learning. With more than 15,000 questions, the Quiz reflects the full
range of text and media elements in the Encyclopedia. Offering hours of entertainment, it
is also a strong educational tool, customised for different age groups and knowledge
levels and including GCSE Quizzes for students.
Minimum System Requirements
Windows 3.1x or win 95 or XP, 486DX processor or faster, 12MB free hard disk space, 16MB
RAM, 16 Bit SoundBlaster or 100% compatible soundcard & dual speed CD-ROM drive.
Price: £8.50 (+VAT)
Format: PC CDROM
Product Code: ESS112
The Hutchinsons Multimedia Encyclopedia 1998
Have fun while learning. With more than 15,000 questions,
the Quiz reflects the full range of text and media elements in the Encyclopedia. Offering
hours of entertainment, it is also a strong educational tool, customised for different age
groups and knowledge levels and including GCSE Quizzes for students.