Also in the suite, Encarta Virtual Globe
lets you navigate a 3D model of the Earth.
Encarta reference suite 99 includes the Encarta encyclopedia deluxe, Encarta virtual globe
and Bookshelf 99.
Encarta Reference Suite 99 combines Encarta Encyclopedia 99 Deluxe Edition, Encarta Virtual Globe
99, and Microsoft Bookshelf 99 CD-ROM reference library.
The Reference Suite 99, which includes Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe 99, Encarta Virtual Globe
99 and Microsoft Bookshelf 99, condenses the previous five-disc set into one DVD-ROM disc with room for additional multimedia enhancements.
It not only renamed its excellent Encarta World Atlas that was introduced in 1995 to enhance the Hammond maps in the separate Encarta Encyclopedia, but kept enriching it, and released the splendid Encarta Virtual Globe '98 for about $50.
Encarta Virtual Globe Microsoft One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052-6399 800/531-6758
This trick seems to be achieved by linking the static maps to the online subset of Encarta Virtual Globe
, a nice example of synergy.
* Best multimedia DVD-ROM reference title, to Microsoft, whose Encarta Reference Suite combines the impressive 1998 editions of Encarta Deluxe Encyclopedia, Bookshelf, and Encarta Virtual Globe
with enhanced content for less than $100.
Formerly known as the Encarta World Atlas, Encarta Virtual Globe is a comprehensive world atlas and essential geographic-reference companion to the encyclopedia.
The Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 98 includes Encarta 98 Encyclopedia Deluxe Edition, Encarta Virtual Globe 1998 Edition, and the Bookshelf 98 CD-ROM reference library -- three reference products in one package