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UK Medical Heritage Library
UK Medical Heritage Library
collection
213,456
ITEMS
24.7M
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The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc ( http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/ ) and the Wellcome Library ( http://wellcomelibrary.org ). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library ( archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary ). UK Medical Heritage Library partners...
Wellcome Library
Wellcome Library
collection
164,142
ITEMS
17.6M
VIEWS
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The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. The Library is making as many of its collections as possible freely available online. In addition to this selection of historical books and journals, increasing amounts of digitised material, including manuscripts and...
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La Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF) è la più grande biblioteca d'Italia, con oltre 6 milioni di volumi a stampa. È biblioteca nazionale e serve da biblioteca centrale insieme alla BNCR (Roma). Questa collezione comprende alcuni dei libri, tornati nel pubblico dominio, http://www.bncf.firenze.sbn.it/notizia.php?id=1268 >digitalizzati nel progetto Google Books e messi a disposizione nel 2014. The National Central Library of Florence (BNCF) is the biggest library of Italy,...
Topic: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland
collection
4,930
ITEMS
9.9M
VIEWS
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This is a selection of items from the National Library of Scotland , which is an information treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject.
Topic: National Library of Scotland
Medical Officer of Health reports
Medical Officer of Health reports
collection
68,411
ITEMS
2.6M
VIEWS
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The reports were produced each year by the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) of a district and set out the work done by his public health and sanitary officers. They provided vital data on birth and death rates, infant mortality, incidence of infectious and other diseases, and a general statement on the health of the population. The reports also allowed the authors to express the diversity of their local communities and their own personal interests so sometimes contained unexpected and quirky...
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
collection
10,474
ITEMS
2.3M
VIEWS
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The RCPE is an independent standard-setting body and professional membership organisation. Our aim is to improve and maintain the quality of patient care. We help qualified doctors to pursue their careers in specialist (internal) medicine through medical examinations, education and training. We also provide resources and information to support and facilitate professional development for physicians throughout their careers. The Library was founded in 1682 when Sir Robert Sibbald, one of the...
Wellcome Journals
Wellcome Journals
collection
14,947
ITEMS
886,055
VIEWS
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To browse journals by title, please click here . The journals collection is part of the Wellcome Library, one of the world’s major resources for the study of medical history.   The Library houses 2.5 million items of exceptional diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.    The journals comprise a very large collection, going back as far as the late eighteenth century, and are representative of the broad span and...
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Surgeons of England
collection
21,496
ITEMS
2.6M
VIEWS
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation of 20,000 UK and international members, and registered charity, which exists to advance surgical standards and improve patient care. The College received its first Royal Charter in 1800 but traces its origins to the Company of Barber-Surgeons, established in 1540. In 1745, the Barber-Surgeons were split by an Act of Parliament into two bodies and the Company of Surgeons was established. The Hunterian Museum ,...
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians
collection
4,151
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
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The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the professional body for physicians, with over 30,000 members and fellows across the globe. The RCP has an extensive library , started at the foundation of the RCP in 1518 and maintained and developed today. The rare books and special collections are displayed in public exhibitions and can be viewed in person by making a research appointment with the library. 20th-century collections are available to all for reference access in the library reading room....
University of Leeds Library
University of Leeds Library
collection
3,775
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
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Leeds University Library is one of the major academic research libraries of the UK, attracting students and scholars from around the world to its rich and extensive print, online and manuscript collections gathered during its 100 -year history. The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts, and five of its premier Special Collections have been awarded "designated status" under the national scheme for recognising world class collections held in...
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
collection
6,967
ITEMS
2.9M
VIEWS
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
University of Glasgow Library
University of Glasgow Library
collection
5,393
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the University of Glasgow Library. Glasgow University is a broad based, research intensive institution with a global reach, and has been teaching medicine since 1714. The University's Libra ry's medical collections cover all subject areas and are particularly strong in anatomy, surgery, clinical medicine, public health, sanitation and homeopathic medicine.
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A collection of books from the University of Turin, which deals mostly with philosophical topics, history of science, religion, Italian languages and human geography, and focuses on Italian language, including Italian traslations of foreign authors. Partners in the project are  the Philosophy Department Library, the  Historical Studies Library "Giovanni Tabacco", the Library of Literary and Philological Sciences, the Library "Arturo Graf" and the Piero...
Topic: bibliotechetorino
Gallica
Gallica
collection
4,241
ITEMS
265,140
VIEWS
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Gallica is the digital library of the National Library of France and its partners. Online since 1997, it is enriched every week by thousands of new products and now offers access to several million documents. In the initial project of "library of a new genre" called by François Mitterrand in 1988, multimedia technologies are in the spotlight. A virtual library project, accessible from the reading rooms of the Library, is then envisaged: the aim is to offer readers, on...
Topic: french, gallica
Scottish Directories
Scottish Directories
collection
1,059
ITEMS
2.7M
VIEWS
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National Library of Scotland, Scottish Directories
Topic: Scottish Directories
Gaelic Books
Gaelic Books
collection
2,158
ITEMS
3.1M
VIEWS
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Books in Gaelic and relating to Gaelic topics contributed by the National Library of Scotland .
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This collection contains items from the Foyle Special Collections Library, King's College London. The Foyle Special Collections Library holds over 180,000 printed books and journals, as well as maps, slides, sound recordings and manuscript material, spanning the humanities, sciences and social sciences and ranging in date from the 15th century to the present day. The history of medicine is a notable strength of these holdings, which include the historical library collections of St. Thomas's...
French National Institute For Agricultural Research
French National Institute For Agricultural Research
collection
26,320
ITEMS
670,470
VIEWS
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INRA is Europe’s top agricultural research institute and the world’s number two centre for the agricultural sciences. Its scientists are working towards solutions for society’s major challenges. Herbier Vassal-Montpellier Avertissements Agricoles (warning bulletin on agricultural threats). Mass download Paris Center Villa Thuret (Antibes) Jean Weber's photographies Digitized Inra journals Inra Mensuel, Inra Magazine Premier institut de recherche agronomique en Europe, deuxième en...
Topics: natural sciences, agriculture, wine, vine
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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,900 students and more than 1,000 staff worki ng in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and was recently cited as the world's leading research-focused graduate school. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence...
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
collection
3,282
ITEMS
675,542
VIEWS
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University College London's University College London's Main Library primarily holds collections in the Arts & Humanities and there is an equally large Science Library close by. Following further expansion over the past century there are a further 14 libraries supporting UCL's teaching and research, including several that provide services to both UCL and the National Health Service. Our Special Collections and Digital Collections are a rich source of manuscripts, archives and rare books.
University of Padova Library System
University of Padova Library System
collection
7,153
ITEMS
280,559
VIEWS
by University of Padova Library System
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The University of Padova is committed to the preservation and valorisation of the cultural heritage in its libraries, archives and museums. Several digitisation projects are ongoing, in order to safeguard the original documents while promoting their on line access. This Internet Archive collection represents a selection of these documents.
Topics: University of Padova Library System, Cultural Heritage, European Libraries
British Navy Lists
British Navy Lists
collection
124
ITEMS
866,695
VIEWS
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National Library of Scotland, British Navy Lists
Topic: Navy, Scotland
Scottish Family History
Scottish Family History
collection
431
ITEMS
875,209
VIEWS
collection

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Books contributed by National Library of Scotland
The Balinese Digital Library
The Balinese Digital Library
collection
2,890
ITEMS
917,050
VIEWS
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Almost all of the writings in Balinese were digitized and preserved here in 2011 by the Internet Archive from their major library in Denpasar, Bali.   A official in the cultural ministry said that this collection is "90% of all writings in Balinese."  Most of the Balinese literature is written on palm leaves, or Lontar.  Some were not digitized because of the culturally sensitive materials they contain. This makes the Balinese the first to have...
World Council of Churches
World Council of Churches
collection
796
ITEMS
97,849
VIEWS
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The World Council of Churches promotes Christian unity in faith, witness and service for a just and peaceful world. An ecumenical fellowship of churches founded in 1948, today the WCC brings together 348 Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican and other churches representing more than 550 million Christians in over 120 countries, and works cooperatively with the Roman Catholic Church.
Testi italiani di filosofia, scienza e geografia
Testi italiani di filosofia, scienza e geografia
collection
713
ITEMS
105,877
VIEWS
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Italian books from various Italian libraries and universities (especially from the University of Trieste) about philosophy, scienze, geography and other topics
Topics: Italian books, science, scienza, geografia
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society
Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society
collection
225
ITEMS
151,310
VIEWS
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This is the collections page of The Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society, until recently known as the Yorkshire Archaeological Society. Since 1870 we have published the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal and other works dealing with the history and archaeology of the ancient county of Yorkshire, and we continue to do so. https://www.yas.org.uk/ Copies of our academically-respected journal and other publications have for many years enjoyed a place in scholarly libraries of many...
Wellcome Sexology Collection
Wellcome Sexology Collection
collection
56
ITEMS
291,797
VIEWS
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Sexology exhibit, 2014-15.
University of Bristol Library
University of Bristol Library
collection
943
ITEMS
221,336
VIEWS
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The University of Bristol Library serves the needs of one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Its special collections reflect the broad scope of the institution’s research and teaching, ranging from important deposits of publishing archive, through leading geological collections to the library and archive of the National Liberal Club, a key source for public debate in the nineteenth-century. The present collection is drawn from the library of the Bristol Medical School...
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Helvetica} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Helvetica; min-height: 17.0px} The original nucleus of the Academy of Medicine library dates back to the time of the Restoration, when a group of Turin doctors decided to meet to discuss the main issues of the discipline. However, the initial uncertainties of this association also manifested themselves in the difficulties of organizing the bibliographic material. If in 1819 the...
Topics: medecine, turin, italy
Accademia delle Scienze Torino
Accademia delle Scienze Torino
collection
889
ITEMS
40,520
VIEWS
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Topics: turin, torino, science
British Air Force Lists
collection
68
ITEMS
456,958
VIEWS
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National Library of Scotland, British Air Force Lists
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La raccolta qui digitalizzata riguarda prevalentemente testi di interesse per il Friuli occidentale e il Triveneto in generale (The collection digitised here mainly concerns texts of interest to western Friuli and the Triveneto region in general).
Topics: Friuli Occidentale, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto
British Army List
British Army List
collection
252
ITEMS
652,369
VIEWS
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National Library of Scotland, British Army lists
Topics: NLS, National Library of Scotland, Harts Army List
Faith and Order Papers digital edition
Faith and Order Papers digital edition
collection
342
ITEMS
71,631
VIEWS
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Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
collection
504
ITEMS
910,834
VIEWS
by Wellcome Library
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The history of medicine in film The Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) is part of the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. The Library houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. This selection of over 200 digitised videos from MISC covers all aspects of 20th century healthcare and medicine. Some of the...
Topic: medical
Law Libraries of the University of Padova
Law Libraries of the University of Padova
collection
648
ITEMS
53,963
VIEWS
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The Law School of the University of Padova presents a selection of works from the Law Library, bringing important texts on subjects of law, history and philosophy of law to a wider public.
Topics: University of Padova Library System, law, history and philosophy of law
Wellcome Print Disabled
Wellcome Print Disabled
collection
2,670
ITEMS
6,255
VIEWS
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Music at the NLS
Music at the NLS
collection
333
ITEMS
274,090
VIEWS
collection

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Books from the Music collection at the National Library of Scotland
Topic: keyword
collection

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Founded in 1823, the  Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland  is dedicated to promoting public interest and scholarly exchange into the histories and cultures of Asia.    One of the ways the Society does this is by providing free public access to its historic collections of books, manuscripts, archives, and artworks, which originate from across Asia. The Society seeks to make as many of its collections as possible freely available online. In...
Scottish Church History Society
Scottish Church History Society
collection
576
ITEMS
97,672
VIEWS
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A complete set of articles published in the Records of the Scottish Church History Society from 1926-2015
Governance
Governance
collection
289
ITEMS
19,611
VIEWS
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Governance.
Maestri della Scienza e della Natura
Maestri della Scienza e della Natura
collection
223
ITEMS
4,283
VIEWS
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La collezione raccoglie il patrimonio storico locale delle Biblioteche del Polo di Scienze della Natura dell’Università di Torino (Matematica, Fisica, Informatica, Chimica, Scienza e tecnologia del Farmaco, Scienze della Terra, Scienze della vita e Biologia dei sistemi, Psicologia), evidenziando i contributi di autori importanti per la storia di quelle discipline e dell’Università di Torino. The schoolmasters of Sciences and Nature. The collection gathers the local historical heritage of...
Topics: scienza, natura, biologia, psicologia sperimentale, chimica
The New Era
The New Era
collection
497
ITEMS
9,855
VIEWS
collection

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The New Era.
Palm-leaf manuscripts
Palm-leaf manuscripts
collection
4,909
ITEMS
45,596
VIEWS
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Palm-leaf manuscripts are manuscripts made out of dried palm leaves. Palm leaves were used as writing materials in the Indian subcontinent and in Southeast Asia dating back to the 5th century BCE,[1] and possibly much earlier.Their use began in South Asia, and spread elsewhere, as texts on dried and smoke treated palm leaves of Borassus species (Palmyra palm) or the Ola leaf (leaf of Corypha umbraculifera or the talipot palm). From  Wikipedia :
Topic: palm leaf manuscripts
Berio Public Library
Berio Public Library
collection
371
ITEMS
68,063
VIEWS
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The Berio Library is the Central Public Library in Genoa , the heart of the libraries network constituted by 16 public libraries . The history of our Library dates back to the middle of the 18th century, when the abbot Carlo Giuseppe Vespasiano Berio (1713-1794) opened his private library to the public. In the 19th century the volumes of the abbot’s private library were donated to the City of Genoa; this marked the opening of the first public library of the City ( 1824 ) . For many years, the...
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Les bibliothèques de l’École normale supérieure (ENS) sont partie prenante de la formation par la recherche dans toutes les disciplines enseignées à l'ENS. En développement constant depuis le début du XIXème siècle, les collections rassemblent des livres, revues, manuscrits, archives et ressources électroniques et multimédia, offrant ainsi un large accès autant à la littérature critique ainsi qu’aux résultats de la recherche et aux sources primaires. Le réseau documentaire...
Topics: Lettres, Sciences Humaines, Philosophie, Histoire, Mathématiques, Physique, Chimie, Géosciences,...
European Libraries
by Fallon, S. W., 1817-1880
texts

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: par, aur, men, going, people, jis, three, kam, time, cos, jis men, medical hall, taur par, jis par,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=lqACAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Rolls of Honour
Rolls of Honour
collection
58
ITEMS
173,903
VIEWS
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Lists of Scottish soldiers and regiments serving in World War I.
collection

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L'Istituto culturale e di documentazione Alessandro Lazzerini di Prato raccoglie più di 200.000 volumi e possiede numerosi fondi storici e collezioni specializzate. Questo progetto di digitalizzazione è nato grazie al contributo iniziale dalla Regione Toscana e mira a condividere con la più vasta platea possibile il prezioso patrimonio storico della biblioteca che altrimenti non sarebbe accessibile al pubblico. The Prato public library's collection consists of more than 200.000 books and...
Topics: Fondo Aldo Petri, Biblioteca Lazzerini
Glasgow School of Art
Glasgow School of Art
collection
76
ITEMS
123,823
VIEWS
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Glasgow School of Art was established in 1845 as the first Government School of Design in the UK outside London, and is internationally recognised as one of Europe’s foremost institutions for creative education and research. Throughout its long history, the School has provided a library service to its staff and students, and is well-known for its famous library interior designed by architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1907-1909. Today’s library collections encompass a wide range of...
Electronic Library of Linguistics and Philology
Electronic Library of Linguistics and Philology
collection
80
ITEMS
44,748
VIEWS
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The Biblioteca Elettronica di Linguistica e Filologia (“Electronic Library of Linguistics and Philology”) presents complete digitised copies of a selection of antique and modern publications on questions of language and linguistics, Italian dialects in particular. The original volumes are held in the Maldura Library and the Legnaro Archive (NAL, or Nuovo Archivio di Legnaro). Some of these works were part of a bequest from Prof. Giovan Battista Pellegrini (1921-2007).
Topics: University of Padova Library System, linguistics, philology, Italian dialect
Botanists Portrait Collection
Botanists Portrait Collection
collection
2,135
ITEMS
33,986
VIEWS
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The Botanists Portrait Collection consists of 2,380 portraits of Italian and foreign botanists dating from the second half of the seventeenth century through to the first half of the twentieth. The collection is made up of photographs (salt prints, albumen prints, aristotypes, platinotypes and gelatin prints), glass negatives, engravings, watercolours, drawings, paintings and photomechanical prints. The collection is preserved in the Padua Botanical Garden Library.
Topics: University of Padova Library System, photography, portraits, botanists, history of botany
SBM Sistema Bibliotecario Milano
SBM Sistema Bibliotecario Milano
collection
169
ITEMS
44,487
VIEWS
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ll Sistema Bibliotecario Milano (SBM) è un network di 24 biblioteche di quartiere, un bibliobus e la biblioteca centrale "Sormani". http://www.comune.milano.it/wps/portal/ist/it/vivicitta/luoghicultura/Biblioteche/Sistema_Bibliotecario_Milano The Milan Public Library system (SBM) is a network that links 24 branch libraries, the bookmobile Bibliobus and the central library "Sormani"....
Collezioni digitali di area piemontese
Collezioni digitali di area piemontese
collection
165
ITEMS
8,341
VIEWS
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CoBiS is a network of special libraries based in the Turin metropolitan area. This collection, which includes about 180.000 digitized pages from CoBiS libraries' holdings, is the result of «CoBiS Digital Library & Archives», a digitization project established in 2018 and sponsored by Regione Piemonte.  For further information please refer to  www.cobis.to.it CoBiS è un network di biblioteche speciali e specialistiche dell'area...
Topic: Collezioni digitali di area piemontese
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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At head of title: To members of parliament and others
Royal Academy of Music
Royal Academy of Music
collection
400
ITEMS
15,477
VIEWS
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The Royal Academy of Music is the oldest conservatoire in the UK. Founded in 1822, it received its Royal Charter in 1830. The Academy provides undergraduate and postgraduate training across instrumental performance, composition, jazz, musical theatre and opera, and recruits musicians from around the world, with a student community representing more than 50 nationalities. It is committed to lifelong learning, from Junior Academy, which trains musicians up to the age of 18, through Open Academy...
Executive Committee
Executive Committee
collection
136
ITEMS
4,749
VIEWS
collection

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Executive Committee.
Wellcome Library
by Stokes, W. D
texts

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40 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: 93-1541, Galen, Anti-Vaccinating Society
Gaelic Books
by Way, Arthur S., 1847-1930
texts

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comment 0

Includes index
Topic: Greek language
Wellcome Trust Publications
Wellcome Trust Publications
collection
147
ITEMS
88,608
VIEWS
collection

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Historic printed material published by the Wellcome Trust.
EPFL Library
EPFL Library
collection
192
ITEMS
3,446
VIEWS
collection

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The EPFL Library's collection of precious books consists of some 600 books (more than 900 volumes), dating from the 15th to the 19th century. This valuable collection has been compiled to illustrate the areas of the history and philosophy of science, and more particularly the scientific work of Swiss authors. It particularly highlights, through its humanist perspective, the relationship between man and scientific progress. All the documents in this collection are referenced in PLUME , a digital...
Topics: Architecture, Chemistry, Engineering science, Ethnology, Geography, History, Mathematics, Medicine,...
Polo delle Biblioteche Umanistiche dell'Università degli Studi di Torino
by Cappelli, Adriano
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Cappelli, Adriano (1859-1942). Dizionario di Abbreviature latine ed italiane. Usate nelle carte e codici specialmente del medioevo .... Milano : Ulrico Hoepli, 1929
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Topics: Adriano Cappelli, paleografia, epigrafia, filologia, lingua latina, lingua italiana
Padua's Botanical Garden Library
Padua's Botanical Garden Library
collection
157
ITEMS
26,022
VIEWS
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A collection of manuscripts and rare books from Padua's Botanical Garden Library.
Topics: University of Padova Library System, botany, history of science, Botanical Garden of Padua
Whish Collection
Whish Collection
collection
228
ITEMS
24,458
VIEWS
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The Society’s largest collection of palm leaf manuscripts was formed by Charles Matthew Whish (1794-1833). Whish was a civil servant in the Madras Establishment of the East India Company. Fascinated by the culture of southern India, Whish collected manuscripts covering a wide range of subjects: vedic literature and ancient poetry in classical Sanskrit, as well as technical and scientific works. Whish was the first European to acknowledge the distinct achievements of the Kerala School of...
Scottish Gazetteers
Scottish Gazetteers
collection
22
ITEMS
49,720
VIEWS
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Gazetteers of parishes, towns and places in Scotland
Educational Times
Educational Times
collection
32
ITEMS
13,324
VIEWS
collection

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Educational Times Periodicals: 1886-1923
European Libraries
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favorite 1

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=uRcAAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
The Balinese Digital Library
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by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Forensics Collection
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Forensics exhibit, 2014-15.