Collins have been publishing dictionaries for almost 200 years and have an impressive heritage in creating market-leading language products. With a database of over 4.5 billion words Collins are constantly monitoring text from publications, websites and transcripts around the world to ensure their dictionaries are up-to-date. The creation of Collinsdictionary.com, Collins' free online dictionary, means that they now provide the sharpest snapshot of world languages. Collins is also home to Collins bilingual dictionaries and language learning products, such as the Paul Noble audio courses, and the much-loved Gem phrasebooks. They also publish the official SCRABBLE dictionaries, a wide range of quiz books, and crossword books including both The Times and Bradford's crossword series.