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Palaeobotanical, Botanical and Palaeontological Bibliographies
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! Search for Plagiarism@
! Progress in Palaeobotany and Palynology@
Upcoming Meetings and Symposia@
ATHENA, Geneva, Switzerland: Texts related to science. Excellent!
! Earth Sciences & Map Library, University of California, Berkeley: Electronic Books (e-books).
Ten major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions
have joined to form the Biodiversity Heritage Library Project. The group is
developing a strategy and operational plan to digitize the published literature
of biodiversity held in their respective collections.
For the first time in history, the core of our natural history and herbaria library
collections will be available to a truly global audience. Browse by titles, authors,
subjects, names, map, or year.
Go to: Plants. Currently mor then 1500 titles tagged with "Plants". Superbly done!
Comment: Using "View text" is much quicker (for a first glance) then "View image".
! Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Freie Universität Berlin: Botanical books online. An annotated link directory.
! Miguel Chavez: The Unofficial Stephen Jay Gould Archive. Access to many articles and books, e.g. via Library, and Books. Excellent!
Digital Book Index. Digital Book Index provides links to more than 130,000 title records.
dmoz, the Open Directory Project: Go to: Business > Publishing and Printing > Publishing > Electronic.
! Europeana (Europeana is a thematic network funded by the European Commission). Europeana links you to books and other texts, as well as to images, sounds and videos. More than 4.6 million digital items.
Books Online: 200+ Places to Read & Download Free Ebooks
(by Julia Reed, Custom Writing).
An annotated link directory of great places to get free ebooks. See especially:
Education books and Textbooks.
Math, Science, and Programming.
! Google Book Search. Search the full text of books.
National Academy Press. Over 1000 science and technology books online! Visit the "Reading Room".
National Academy of Sciences: Earth Sciences, Online Books, and Biology, Online Books.
John Mark Ockerbloom: The On-Line Books Page. Over 25,000 free books on the Web. See also here.
! Smithsonian Institution Libraries: See also: Natural History: Reference Tools: Electronic Books. Selected Natural History Electronic Books.
Kurt Stüber, Max Planck Institut für Züchtungsforschung, Köln: www.biolib.de. This is a collection of more than 401 historic and modern biology books. Go to: List of books sorted by categories.
Universal Library (located at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania).
University of Virginia Library:
Electronic Text Center
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