The Fisher Library is actively involved in digitization in order to increase access to our print and manuscript collections. All of our projects provide both page images, enhanced indexing features, and the capability to conduct full text searching on the contents of the documents themselves. The Fisher digital collections were developed here at the University of Toronto in collaboration with the staff of Preservation Services and Information Technology Services. Our work has been made possible through the generous support of funding agencies and individual donations. Please see the Sponsors section of each project's homepage for fuller details.
The Comité français d'Histoire de la Géologie (Cofrhigeo) was created in 1976, on François Ellenberger's initiative. Its main purpose is to contribute to the history of geological sciences, particularly (but not only) in France and other French-speaking countries. Its second aim is to promote a methodological reflection on the means and results of geological research by analyzing the controversies of the past as well as the recent conflicts. It is indeed quite as significant to understand the reasons of the errors and blindness of our predecessors as to write the history of progress and discoveries.
This site, hosted by Comite Francais d'Histoire de la Geologie provides information about forthcoming meetings, congresses and exhibitions devoted to Earth science history; information about Cofrhigeo publications, a bibliography of about a hundred books in French, English, Italian, Spanish or German; approximately 150 links for other Web sites, a bulletin board and search engines to speed searches.
This leading international journal publishes scholarly papers and review articles on all aspects of the history of science. History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. Recent special issues include history of science sources available on the World Wide Web, book history and the sciences. BJHS papers make important and lively contributions to scholarship and the journal has been an essential library resource for more than thirty years. It is also used extensively by historians and scholars in related fields.
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Welcome to the Nobel Prize Internet Archive! Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been awarded annually as per Alfred Nobel's last will and testament. This site maintains information on all winners in all categories. Click on any Nobel category at left (literature, physics, chemistry, peace, economics, or physiology & medicine) to see an annotated, hyperlinked list of all Nobel laureates in that category. And while you are at it, do not forget to check out the Ig Nobel Prizes too!
Hellinomnimon is a digital library which consists of all the philosophical and scientific manuscripts written in Greek from 1600 to 1821. The first phase of Hellinomnimon has been completed from September 1995 to September 1997. This phase involved the process of digitizing all the books. The second phase involves the analogous processes for the manuscripts and is projected to be completed by 2002.
HOPOS, The International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, is devoted to promoting serious, scholarly research on the history of the philosophy of science. We construe this subject broadly, to include topics in the history of related disciplines and in all historical periods, studied through diverse methodologies. We aim to promote historical work in a variety of ways, but especially through encouraging exchange among scholars through meetings, publications, and electronic media.