Monthly Archives: August 2011

Manuscriptorium and EBSCO Discovery Service

Manuscriptorium The freely accessible Manuscriptorium digital library, the designated platform for the European Digital Library of Written Cultural Heritage, provides access to more than 5 million images, at present, of manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, maps, deeds, charters and more, … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin, Soil Ecologist

Darwin@the Library info | Exhibit brochure (pdf) Charles Darwin, Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms, 1881; F1357 The last work Darwin published is one of his least-known, but his study of mold and earthworms drew upon his … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin, Botanist

Darwin@the Library info | Exhibit brochure (pdf) Charles Darwin regarded natural selection as a “universal law of nature.” Its comprehensive scope led him to investigate the natural world with a breadth of vision that encompassed both plants and animals. Darwin’s … Continue reading

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