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Latin American research libraries in natural history

Neal Woodman

Latin American research libraries in natural history

A survey

by Neal Woodman

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Published by Council of Biology Editors .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Directories,
  • Historia Natural,
  • Latin America,
  • Natural history libraries,
  • Research libraries,
  • West Indies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11504015M
    ISBN 100935868747
    ISBN 109780935868746
    OCLC/WorldCa33068681

    Latin American History genre: new releases and popular books, including Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the. To learn more about what the parts of a book’s call number mean, take a look at How do I Read a Call Number? Generalities. Philosophy & psychology. Social sciences. Natural sciences & mathematics. Technology (Applied sciences) Literature & .

    Globalization and Development: A Latin American and Caribbean Award winning title! 'Globalization and Development' was selected as a 'Notable Government Document' by the American Librarian Association (ALA) and GODORT (Government Documents Round Table).In this book, the UNECLAC (United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the. DATABASES Open Access Resources Search this Guide Search. images and collections from a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries creating a global “biodiversity commons” of significant biodiversity materials. Includes the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life. Handbook of Latin American : Lynn Parliman.

    Yet despite a history that stretches across five centuries, science in Latin America has traditionally been viewed as derivative of and peripheral to Euro-American science. To correct that mistaken view, this book provides the first comprehensive overview of the history of science in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the present. The ISA Latin American Studies Library maintains a collection of Latin American research and reference materials including periodicals, monographs and electronic resources, with particular emphasis on humanities and related social sciences. It houses o volumes and plays a leading role in the development of Latin American collections in the University of London, and.


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Latin American research libraries in natural history. Washington, D.C.: American Ornithologists' Union, National Museum of Natural History, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tristan J Davis; American Ornithologists' Union.

Get this from a library. Latin American research libraries in natural history: a survey. [Neal Woodman; Marion Anne Jenkinson; Mercedes S Foster; Council of Biology Editors.]. A Natural History or Latin tells its history from its origins over years ago to the present. Brilliantly conceived, popularizing but authoritative, and written with the fluency and light touch that have made Tore Janson's Speak so attractive to tens of thousands of readers, it is a masterpiece of adroit by: The Latin American Library reflects the university's long-term commitment to Latin American studies.

The library was established in to support the Middle American Research Institute. A generous donation from Samuel Zemurray made possible the acquisition of a substantial portion of the William Gates Collection which formed the cornerstone.

The history of libraries in Latin America dates back to before the conquest of the continent by the Spanish. Although the indigenous peoples of Mexico, Central America, and South America had developed a written language and, in some cases, created libraries and record depositories of their own, library history of the continent tends to focus on post-conquest institutions.

For the first time, Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection.

Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines, from anthropology to zoology, enhance and discuss each rare work's unique qualities and scientific contribution/5(41).

This book highlights the lives, works, and accomplishments of African American scholars in recent history whose work is influential in the field of anthropology. The contributions of these scholars vary, ranging from the cultural impacts of Zora Neale Hurston’s field works and writings to Caroline Bond Day and her research in physical.

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There are two prominent Natural History collections in Special Collections: the rare books and archives formely housed in the Hancock Library of Biology and Natural History and a collection of books by and about Charles Darwin given to the USC Libraries in the s by the Slatkin brothers.

The Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies was established in in the Doheny Memorial Library, with generous support from Herbert F.

Boeckmann II and his wife, Jane Boeckmann and encouragement from faculty with related instructional and research interests. The Latin American Studies Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries Holdings and Access Printed book volumes at Ohio State related to Latin American studies in the humanities and the social and natural sciences number approximatelyHowever, including works with significant parts related to Latin American topics (comparative Romance literatures and linguistics, developmental.

The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Founded inCRL supports original research and inspired teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars a wealth of rare and uncommon primary source materials from all world regions.

Includes a range of natural history, natural resource management, and human ecology titles. Film, Theater, and Performing Arts Includes Holocaust research and Israel Studies. Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Natural history Item Preview remove-circle This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See Pages: The Latin American Materials Project (LAMP) acquires, preserves, and maintains microform and digital collections of unique, rare, and bulky or voluminous Latin American research materials for its members.

LAMP emphasizes original preservation, either through microfilming or digitization, though it may also purchase existing microfilm.

Resources available: many New York State publications, both contemporary materials from to the present and selected publications from earlier years; some historical materials from the 18th through the early 20th century in many subject areas, including the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, Native American materials, New York State laws and natural history; and, along with books, primary Author: Winn Wasson.

Covers items owned by the UO Libraries, Summit libraries, and articles and other scholarly research materials. PRISMA database Provides full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic Author: Bronwen Maxson.

Books shelved as latin-american-history: Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America by John Charles Chasteen, Open Veins of Latin America. The Library offers over e-book and text collections in specific subject areas.

Many of these e-books also available through OskiCat and Melvyl. You can limit your search in OskiCat to "Available online," and in Melvyl to "Online resources." Collections that. Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave.

NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact Us. Travel accounts and descriptions of Latin America and the Caribbean, a selected bibliography, by Thomas L. Welch and Myriam Figueras. Washington, DC: Columbus Memorial Library, Organization of American States,: Fred Burchsted. SALALM members may be particularly interested in “History of the Book in Hispanic America, 16 th – 19 th Centuries,” August 12 – 16,taught by Daniel J.

Slive (Bridwell Library) and David Szewczyk (Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts Company). This course has previously been offered in, andA-Z Databases Find the best library databases for your research. The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History is a exhaustive digital encyclopedia that covers different topics and subjects related to Latin America's peoples and experiences from per-Columbian to contemporary times.

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