Category Archives: Research tips

Mellon Travel Fellowships

Through a generous endowment provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Oklahoma offers a short-term travel fellowship program to support research in the history of science for periods ranging from 2 to 8 weeks. For information about … Continue reading

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History of Science Lib-Guides

Two online guides for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine, prepared by Librarian JoAnn Palmeri, are now available on the OU library website: “History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Guide to Searching” “History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Guide … Continue reading

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Undergraduate research in the Collections

This morning’s Oklahoma Daily contains a story about undergraduate research in the Collections. Students supervised by Samuel Huskey, chair of the department of classics and letters, are digitizing and translating Robert Fludd, Technica macrocosmi historia (London, 1618). Fludd, a London … Continue reading

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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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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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Ebooks

The New Yorker, May 7, 2012 The OU History of Science Collections are making available, through the efforts of Robert D. Cody, enhanced ePub versions of historic texts in geology, including works by Hutton, Playfair, Smith, Lyell, Darwin and others. … Continue reading

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Historic texts in Geology: ePubs by Robert Cody

Now you can take some of the great works of the history of geology with you to the coffeeshop! Thanks to the generous and meticulous work of sedimentary geochemist Robert D. Cody, a series of historic texts in geology are … Continue reading

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