The Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced that they will discontinue their 32-volume printed edition when the current inventory is gone. The 2010 edition is the last print version. But the encyclopedia will live on in digital forms.
The Max Planck Society already has access to the platform Britannica online:
The Guardian asks:
“The paper edition of the encyclopedia ends its centuries-long run, but is it a victim or beneficiary of the digital age?”