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Microform Guide: Landmarks of Science

About the collection

Landmarks of Science is a collection of books and journals in microprint. The majority of the information has retrained the original languages including English, French, German, and Italian. Some authors included in the collection are Euclid, Copernicus, Henri Poincare, Galileo, Rene Descartes and more than 2700 other scientists. An array of scientific fields are represented including: medicine, chemistry, physics, mathematics, botany, zoology, astronomy, and geology , making this an ideal collection for tracing the history of science.


Using the collection

A title list of IUB's Landmarks of Science collection can be found by doing a series search for Landmarks of Science in the online catalog, IUCAT.


The microprint documents are housed in the Government Information, Microforms & Statistical Services department of the Herman B Wells library at Indiana University (2nd floor, east tower). You can browse the physical collection under the call number: Q111 .L2


A print guide to the collection is available: Scudder, Samuel Hubbard. Catalogue of scientific serials of all countries including the transactions of learned societies in the natural physical and mathematical sciences, 1633-1876. New York: Kraus Reprint Corp., 1965.



last updated: 7/5/2013