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Life sciences and healthcare
The jocko. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière by Buffon and Daubenton
The Library’s collections, which are closely related to its biological science collections, reflect all branches of systematic and fundamental paleontology:
The Reference library offers open-access introductory works on paleontology, works on identifying fossils, animals, and plants, and textbooks and treatises. Its collections also include reissues of founding texts and major publications by contemporary paleontologists, as well as essays and studies on the origins and evolution of man. The journals Annales de paléontologie and Geobios : paléontologie, stratigraphie, paléoécologie are also available in both paper and electronic form.
The Research library’s open-access collections cover all branches within the discipline, and, more specifically, biostratigraphic studies and anthropobiology.
Its closed-stack documents cover contemporary French specialized scientific output. They also contain old documents: examples include Georges Cuvier’s Discours sur les révolutions de la surface du globe and Alcide Dessalines d’Orbigny’s Paléontologie française.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011