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Encyclopedia Print Sales Versus Wikipedia User Growth

Venture capitalist and analyst Mary Meeker has released her annual Internet Trends report, earning 125,000 slideshow views in a single day.

Among her 80 slides about the evolution of online behavior, Meeker mapped Encyclopedia Britannica hard copy sales figures against Wikipedia’s online user growth. We’ve embedded that particular slide above–what do you think this means for print publishing?

After 244 years in print, Encyclopaedia Britannica decided to stop publishing its 32-volume print edition back in May.

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