Monthly Archives: July 2010

Diagrams, Figures and the Transformation of Astronomy, 1450–1650

This five-year digital project, funded by the UK’s Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), is sponsored by the Department of History and Philosophy of Science of Cambridge University. The project is led by Nicholas Jardine, Liba Taub, Sachiko Kusukawa, Isabelle … Continue reading

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Embryo Project Encyclopedia

The Embryo Project Encyclopedia is a collection of articles, scholarly interpretive essays, images and videos related to developmental biology and its history. To get a sense of the resources being prepared for the Embryo Project Encyclopedia, take a look at … Continue reading

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The Papers of Isaac Newton

The Papers of Isaac Newton project is providing open access to interlinked, scholarly editions of all of Newton’s non-chemical manuscripts (for his chemical manuscripts see here). In addition, this project is interlinking Newton’s manuscripts with all of his published works. … Continue reading

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Manuscripts in the Collections

This list of manuscripts in the History of Science Collections, arranged chronologically by date of original composition, includes only manuscript books, not handwritten letters or archives. They are written on vellum, paper and rice-paper, in Arabic, English, French, Japanese, Latin, … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)

The Encyclopedia of Life and Biodiversity Heritage Library The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) at Woods Hole, and the Library of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI), are leading partners in several related projects, including: 1. The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) … Continue reading

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Reference Resources

Using Reference Sources for History of Science Research Whether you are just beginning to explore research topics or you are conducting advanced study in the history of science, technology, or medicine, we have a wide variety of reference sources to … Continue reading

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The Chymistry of Isaac Newton project

The Chymistry of Isaac Newton project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and in partnership with the Othmer Library in Philadelphia, and the Indiana University Digital Library Program, is providing online access to all of the chemical and alchemical manuscripts … Continue reading

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