Friday, 4 June 2010

JSTOR Plant Science

JSTOR have recently launched a new online environment that brings together global plants content, tools, and people interested in plant science. JSTOR Plant Science is available via the University Library and provides access to:

  • More than 800,000 type specimens;.

  • Over 175,000 scientific research articles and other content dating back hundreds of years from leading academic journals including Kew Bulletin, Mycologia, International Journal of Plant Sciences, Science, PNAS, and others;

  • Foundational reference works and books such as The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa, Flowering Plants of South Africa, and illustrations from Curtis's Botanical Magazine;

  • A significant set of correspondence, including Kew’s Directors' Correspondence which included hand-written letters and memorandum from the senior staff of Kew from 1841 to 1928;

  • More than 20,000 paintings, photographs, drawings, and other images.

It is especially useful for anyone interested in botany, biology, ecology, environmental and conservation studies.

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