The first international "Fascination of Plants Day" (May 18th 2012) will be launched under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation. The goal of this activity is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science. vifabio is supporting this campaign by collecting the most important internet sources together for you.
You will find more biological web resources in our Internet Guide - a catalogue of annotated and evaluated internet sites.
As a part of its "Biblioteca Digital Dioscórides", the Library of the University Complutense in Madrid provides a segment of digitised botanical books, comprising about 120 titles mainly from the 16th and 17th century, by authors like Bauhin, Dodoens, Fuchs, Lonitzer, L'Obel, and Mattioli. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Project Gutenberg's Botany Bookshelf provides access on a number of historical botany books written by authors like Charles Darwin, Henry M. Brooks and Alexander von Humboldt. These free ebooks are available in ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats. [Editorial staff vifabio]