Get Britannica School Insights

Support literacy skill development and ensure your students can bring a trusted research companion along with them on their Web searches with the new, FREE Chrome extension for Britannica School users.

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About Britannica School Insights

  • Bring Britannica School content to the top, righthand corner of your Web search results.
  • Support digital literacy skills development by surfacing trusted resources in parallel with regular Web search results.
  • Maximize Britannica School usage with a free extension that supports student research.
  • Surface unique relationships – like related events and people – and uncommon insights – like related topics and unknown fact – that encourage deeper exploration of content and context.
  • Use with any English-language search on the Google Chrome browser, using search engines Google, Yahoo or Bing.
  • Move to curriculum-correlated content at any of three reading levels, depending on which is most appropriate, after clicking through the extension results into Britannica School.

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Did you know that...

  • 50%   of searchers don't look  
    past the first 3 results
  • 9 hrs  teens spend using  
    media each day
  • 3,285 hrs  teens spend using media  
    each school year

Features of Britannica School Insights

  • Support digital literacy skills development.

    Surface trusted content in parallel with regular Web search results.

  • Maximize your budget.

    Give your school easy access to the resources you've purchased.

  • Seamlessly roll out to your Google or Microsoft district.

    Roll the extension out to your schools quickly and easily.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I start using Britannica School Insights?

    Click Add to Chrome and continue your usual searches. When Britannica School has highly relevant results, the results will populate in the top right corner of your search page.

  • Can I use Britannica School Insights if I don’t have access to Britannica School?

    While you can download the Britannica School Insights Chrome extension, conduct searches, and populate the extension in your search results, you will not be able to click through the extension links without a Britannica School subscription.

  • How do I know if I have access to Britannica School?

    Please check with your school librarian to see if you have access to Britannica School.

    If you live in one of the following states, your school has state-wide access to Britannica School: Alabama, California, Deleware, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

  • Which grade levels should students be to use Britannica School Insights?

    Britannica School Insights works best for middle and high school students doing online research.

  • Will Britannica School Insights change what shows up in my search results or what sources I can view?

    Your search results stay the same and you’ll still be able to view all of the same resources you’re used to. You’ll just find Britannica School Insights results at the top right corner of your search results when there is relevant Britannica School content to share.

  • Which search browsers does Britannica School Insights work with?

    Britannica School Insights works on Google Chrome with search engines like Google, Yahoo!, Bing, and more.

  • How is Britannica School Insights able to surface context, connections, and perspectives?

    Britannica School Insights uses Encyclopaedia Britannica’s proprietary, advanced relationship mapping technology to surface uncommon insights and unique relationships through a web of connected data points.

  • What languages does Britannica School Insights work with?

    Britannica School Insights works with English language searches and search results.

  • Whom do I contact if I have any technical support issues?

    We’re glad to assist with your technical needs. We are available Monday‒Friday from 9am to 5pm CT. You can e-mail or call 1-800-621-3900, ext. 7160.

    We also encourage you to browse our FAQ section for helpful information and advice.

  • How can I order an annual subscription to Britannica School?

    We’re so excited you’ve decided to subscribe! You can:

    • Call 1-800-621-3900 and speak to one of our sales specialists, available Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm CT.

    • E-mail

    If you are ordering for more than one school or library building, it is advised that you speak to a sales representative to ensure you receive any available discounts. To get started, please call 1-800-621-3900 or e-mail

  • I’m curious, but I’m not ready to purchase.

    Not ready to order but interested in learning more? Contact a Britannica representative for a personal tour.

    However, there is nothing better than diving in and getting a hands-on experience. Product previews are available as well as district-wide pilots that include professional development training and support.

    Email our team to set up a demo, preview, or district-wide pilot at

    If you’re not ready for a demonstration, but want to learn more, don’t hesitate to get a closer look at our features with select product videos.