Darwin Online

Darwin Online is an online edition of the writings of Charles Darwin (1809-1882). In August 2014 the website contained over 219.804 pages of searchable text and 219.900 electronic images: at least one exemplar of all known Darwin publications. The majority of these are edited and annotated. In addition, Darwin Online also contains a large collection of Darwin’s private papers and manuscripts: ca.20.000 items across ca.100.000 images.

Texts can be located via the various sections of the website: ‘Publications’, ‘Manuscripts’, and ‘Supplementary works.’ Basic and advanced search in the entire collection are also available. Both searchable text and images of the original document are provided. These can be viewed side-by-side. Darwin’s works can also be downloaded in PDF format. Darwin’s works are also available in translations into a large number of languages.

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Monday, 18 August 2014 - 2:34pm
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