História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos
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RODRIGUES, Jeorgina Gentil and MARINHO, Sandra Maria Osório Xavier. The trajectory of scientific periodicals at the Fundação Oswaldo Cruz: perspectives of the Biomedical Sciences Library. Hist. cienc. saude-Manguinhos [online]. 2009, vol.16, n.2, pp.523-532. ISSN 0104-5970. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-59702009000200015.
The article describes the formation of the scientific periodicals collection of the Fundação Oswaldo Cruz Biomedical Sciences Library. It highlights the collection of rare scientific periodicals that extends from the 18th century to the 20th and encompasses valuable works in the biological sciences and health fields. The work also includes the creation of the institute by Oswaldo Cruz and the organization of the Library and documents the efforts of the Biomedical Sciences Library to promote access to scientific periodicals in different technological formats.
Keywords : Scientific periodical; rare scientific periodical; Biomedical Sciences Library; Instituto Oswaldo Cruz; history; Brazil.