Case Study

Asia Pacific Region

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Digital Transformation
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Local Language
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Professional Development

Our support

As one of the first digital education providers in the Asia Pacific, Britannica has supported the online initiatives of regional governments and educational bodies for over 20 years. These initiatives include stand-alone projects as well as collaborative efforts that leverage Britannica’s unique positioning to partner with regional governments and organisations to provide trusted digital content solutions that inspire students
and communities to connect and collaborate as global citizens.

Who do we work alongside?

We currently enjoy successful partnerships with prominent regional groups, including:

  • Digital Resource Acquisition Alliance of Chinese Academic Libraries (DRAA) China 
  • The Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee  (JULAC) Hong Kong
  • Marshall Cavendish Education (MCE) Singapore
  • EPIC 
  • New Zealand

“DRAA has been partnering with Britannica to deliver quality digital resources to Chinese Universities for close to 15 years.” Professor Xiao Long, Deputy director of Peking University Library and the Board Director (DRAA)”

Professor Xiao Long
Deputy director of Peking University Library and the Board Director (DRAA)

Britannica is committed to continuing our investment in Asia through the delivery of custom solutions that not only align to the core educational needs of each country or body but also accommodate cultural and market sensitivities arising from diverse regional history and rapid socioeconomic change.

Britannica’s other recent efforts include the establishment of a China office and staff in 2018, as well as the deployment of server co-locations in Beijing and Sydney to ensure that schools, libraries, and universities in the Greater China and Oceania regions could enjoy uncompromised end-user experience and data security across all Britannica products.