Monthly Archives: April 2011

Edition Open Access

The Research Library of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science has launched a new publishing initiative: Edition Open Access. With a strong editorial board to oversee publications and peer review, this initiative provides a venue for publication … Continue reading

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ProQuest expands EEBO with the Wellcome Library

For historians of science, EEBO means two things: first, EEBO, Early English Books Online, and now Early European Books Online. ProQuest has announced that they are scanning 15,500 volumes from the Wellcome Library for Early European Books Online, which comprises … Continue reading

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Chymical Wedding

Current Exhibit: Chemistry: From Alchemy to Radioactivity General exhibit information Brochure Scavenger hunt We are delighted to add a rare work to the History of Science Collections in tribute to the OU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the School … Continue reading

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Marie Curie and IYC 2011

The International Year of Chemistry 2011 celebration this year recognizes the centennial of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911 for the discovery of Radium and Polonium. Various publications of Marie Curie are on display in the current exhibit, … Continue reading

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Chemistry: From Alchemy to Radioactivity

A new exhibit in the lobby of the History of Science Collections opens today: Chemistry: From Alchemy to Radioactivity . This exhibit recognizes the University of Oklahoma Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials … Continue reading

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