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Making a request[edit]

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Contacting editors directly[edit]

Volunteers who will locate and send articles for you and are willing to be contacted to handle complex queries or answer questions
  • phoebe -- can access most research databases, verify citations, explain journal abbreviations, help with research techniques and interlibrary loan. I can also help you figure out where to get it if I can't get it myself. Please leave a message on my talk page or send wikipedia email.
  • German Wikipedians have access to loads of German, Austrian and Swiss libraries and are often willing to fulfill requests. --Flominator (talk) 13:03, 25 March 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  • Someguy1221 (talk) I have access to most english-language scientific journals, as well as JSTOR. Feel free to email me a specific request, and I'll email you back a PDF if I can find one. Someguy1221 (talk) 04:18, 24 April 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  • Doc Taxon, feel free to inquire on this talk page about Your requests. I have access to many databases, mostly free to German National Licenses. But I also consult books, magazines and newspapers for You, to help the Wikipedia growing on. Doc Taxon (talk) 15:39, 9 August 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  • Tom Morris (talk) has got JSTOR, plenty of other databases and access to libraries in London including the University of London library. –Tom Morris (talk) 23:09, 29 November 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  • Miyagawa I'm a reader at the British Library and am usually in their reading room at least once a month. I also have accept to the Times Archives and most recent British newspapers after the early 90s. Miyagawa (talk) 19:50, 3 October 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  • Johnbod I have most of the books listed on my user page (at S. 8 "refs"), mainly on art and art history, and can help with simple requests for information and references, but please be very specific in making requests. Johnbod (talk) 13:46, 20 March 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  • Newyorkadam- I have access to ProQuest, JSTOR, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Gale - Student Resources, eLibrary, CultureGrams, ABC-CLIO, Britannica Online, Questia, Brain Pop Español, World Book Online, Booklist Online, Brain Pop, PA & Access PA Digital Repository, Atomic Learning, and PA POWER Library! Phew... -Newyorkadam (talk) 00:26, 20 January 2014 (UTC)Newyorkadam[reply]
  • Berganus - Brazilian sources (books, magazines and newspapers). Please leave a message on my talk page in Portuguese Wikipedia. Berganus (talk) 23:55, 8 July 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  • Masssly - I have access to HighBeam, PastMasters, JStor and University of Ghana Archives. Just leave a list of what you want on my talk page or you can email me directly. I'm also good at finding references using Google, let me know your area of interest I could be of help.—Sadat (Masssly)TalkCEmail 22:15, 6 December 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  • CFCF 🍌 (email) I have access to a very large number of medical articles and e-books from all around the world and in many languages. I also have full access to a number of physical university libraries. If you need something scanned I will help out best I can but it might take a while. Feel free to mail me!
  • MrLinkinPark333 - I have an account to Newspapers.com and access to The Library Bundle both from The Wikipedia Library. --MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 21:42, 10 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  • Alexmar983 - I have access to all main databases, a network of contact around the world in important research centres such as MIT, CNRS or ESA and I have a good archive of scanned pdfs of scientific books.--Alexmar983 (talk) 05:48, 11 April 2016 (UTC)[reply]
  • FourViolas - Harvard's resources: world-class book collection, and pretty good online journal article access. Search here to see if I can help. Willing to scan short selections. Delay may be several days to weeks during busy times of the school year. FourViolas (talk) 13:40, 6 August 2016 (UTC)[reply]
  • AFBorchert — I have access to the archives of the New York Times, Irish Times, and The Times. --AFBorchert (talk) 14:53, 16 August 2016 (UTC)[reply]
  • Ahecht — I have access to the Miramar Ship Index. --Ahecht (TALK
    ) 14:15, 16 October 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  • Buffaboy — I have access to quite a few databases and can make trips to several local libraries if need be. Buffaboy talk 03:04, 23 December 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  • Gazal world — I have access to JSTOR, Oxford University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Project MUSE, EBSCO, De Gruyter, ProQuest, Springer Nature, HeinOnline and Economic and Political Weekly. My university library has an extensive collection of India-related books, so I may be able to help with Indian topics related requests --Gazal world (talk) 03:23, 12 January 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  • Wugapodes — I have access to most databases and peer-reviewed journals in the United States as well as almost any book held by a university in the Borrow Direct ILL program. Wugapodes [thɑk] [ˈkan.ˌʧɹɪbz] 06:12, 12 December 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  • DannyS712 - I have access to a couple of sources, include the New York Times, Oxford University Press, HeinOnline, and JSTOR. --DannyS712 (talk) 11:00, 5 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  • Bruce1ee — I have Wikipedia Library access to their Library Bundle, plus The British Newspaper Archive, Rock's Backpages, RIPM, and BioOne Complete. —Bruce1eetalk 09:07, 1 December 2022 (UTC)[reply]
  • Eyer - I have access to several library databases and am willing to help locate resources.  Eyercontact  16:40, 18 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  • Buidhe I have access to many databases, including JSTOR, Project MUSE, ProQuest Ebook Central, Cambridge University Press, New York Times (current and archives), and Taylor & Francis journals, via my university. buidhe 06:36, 14 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  • Seraphimblade I have access to many journals and academic databases, to newspapers.com via The Wikipedia Library, and am a subscriber to The New York Times and The Economist. If you would like me to check a reference or help with research in any of these, please let me know. Seraphimblade Talk to me 05:07, 22 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  • Bilorv: I have access to newspaperarchive.com through The Wikipedia Library and access to ProQuest Ebook Central, along with some other databases, through my university. — Bilorv (talk) 12:13, 26 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  • Eddie891 -- I've got access to the Cornell University Library collection and their online resources, as well as T&F and Newspapers.com through The Wikipedia Library, not to mention a few online databases like Newspaperarchive.com via the NYPL and my local library. Eddie891 Talk Work 13:15, 26 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  • Harry Mitchell: I have access to JSTOR, ODNB, ProQuest (via TWL), and [many (many) books covering war memorials, architecture, policing, railways, and some related subjects; see User:HJ Mitchell/Library.
  • TheAafi: I have access to Almanhal, JSTOR, Edinburgh, Cambridge and several others (via TWL), and the central library of Jamia Millia Islamia (offline). I may help with resources needed for Darul Uloom Deoband, Jamia Millia Islamia, or any other associated issues, people, etc.
  • Bsoyka: I have access to quite a few resources through TWL; see a full list on my user page.
  • Temerarius:I have primary sources on ANE inscriptions and lexicons for Semitic languages. Ask me for pages from dictionaries to help trace word attestations, etymologies. Akkadian, Ugaritic, Sumerian, etc. KAI, KTU / CAT, etc. Temerarius (talk) 22:58, 31 December 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Shared sources: Editors post sources they are willing to share access to at the shared resources page.

New requests[edit]

October 2023[edit]

Multiple fossil cat-related requests[edit]

These are a series of scientific articles I am unable to access online. I have checked the Wikipedia Library as well as Google Scholar. Most of these are unlikely to be in English. Two of them (the ones by Bakr) I suspect are rare outside of Pakistan.

  1. Green tickY Pons-Moyà, Joan (1987). "Fortunictis nov. gen. acerensis nov. sp. nuevo Metailurini (Mammalia, Carnivora) del Mioceno superior de la Península Ibérica" [Fortunictis nov. gen. acerensis nov. sp. new Metailurini (Mammalia, Carnivora) from the Upper Miocene of the Iberian Peninsula.]. Paleontologia i evolució (in Spanish) (21): 63–68. S2CID 133680588.
  2. Green tickY Crusafont-Pairo, M.; Aguirre, E. (1972). "Stenailurus, Félidé nouveau du Turolien d'Éspagne" [Stenailurus, A New Felid of the Turolian of Spain]. Annales de Paléontologie (in French). 58 (2): 211–223.
  3. Green tickY Schmidt-Kittler, Norbert (1976). "Raubtiere aus dem Jungtertiär Kleinasiens" [Carnivores from the Late Tertiary of Asia Minor]. Palaeontographica Abteilung A (in German). 155: 1–131.
  4. Green tickY Bakr, A. (1969). "A new genus of large cat from Upper Siwaliks". Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 1 (2): 135–140.
  5. Bakr, A. (1986). "On a collection of Siwalik Carnivora". Biological Society of Pakistan. Monograph 11: 1–64.
  6. Green tickY von Koenigswald, G. H. R. (1934). "Zur Stratigraphie des javanischen Pleistocan" [On the stratigraphy of the Javanese Pleistocene]. De Ingenieur in Nederlandsch Indie (in German). 1 (4): 190. hdl:1887.1/item:2451806.
  7. Green tickY von Koenigswald, G.H.R. (1974). "Fossil mammals of Java part 6 Machairodontinae from the lower Pleistocene of Java". Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen Series B Physical Sciences. 77 (4): 267–273. INIST PASCALGEODEBRGM7520066100.

For (in order) Fortunictis, Stenailurus, Miomachairodus, Sivapardus, Panthera dhokpathanensis, and Hemimachairodus (the last two)

Thanks, SilverTiger12 (talk) 16:22, 4 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]

 Doing... nos. 4 and 6. Struck out on the rest. Eddie891 Talk Work 20:26, 4 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@SilverTiger12, Are you sure about the publication information you cite for number 6? I'm looking at what I think is volume one issue 4 and just can't find that article. Also the link you provide is to a november issue, issue 4 is from April. Eddie891 Talk Work 19:53, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Unfortunately, no, I'm not certain about the publication information; I tracked it down as a potential source second or third-hand a while ago. Doing a search again, I can't track down where the issue 4 part came from, just that it is in volume 1. My apologies. SilverTiger12 (talk) 21:15, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, I will look through volume 1. Unfortunately it has no real page numbers. But I will do my best, and ping you when I track it down. Eddie891 Talk Work 22:55, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@Eddie891: I'm very interested in no. 4 and no. 6 too, please send me a copy too. – Doc TaxonTalk • 10:08, 6 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@SilverTiger12 and @Doc Taxon, I've got no. 4. Doc, will send it to you. ST, can you email me and I will respond with a pdf Eddie891 Talk Work 14:41, 6 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Email sent. SilverTiger12 (talk) 15:32, 6 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Yes Sent Eddie891 Talk Work 15:36, 6 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Not to be rude, Eddie, but the article refers to a "Plate I", with 4 figures, that isn't in the PDF. Do you also have that or no? Happy editing, SilverTiger12 (talk) 23:10, 6 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
responding via email Eddie891 Talk Work 23:33, 6 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
 Doing... nos. 1, 2, 7 – Doc TaxonTalk • 22:10, 4 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@SilverTiger12: Please send me a wikimail to provide you with the nos. 1, 2, 7. – Doc TaxonTalk • 21:09, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@Eddie891: no 6. is at pages 185–201 in vol. 1, unfortunately I don't know the issue number, but volume 1 has issues 1-5. – Doc TaxonTalk • 21:13, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Done. Thank you! SilverTiger12 (talk) 21:17, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Yes Sent nos. 1, 2, 7 – Doc TaxonTalk • 21:30, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@SilverTiger12: Please clarify what portions of this request are complete and what portions are still outstanding. The tradition method is to strike the list items that you no longer need. Next week I'll be at a library that has 3, 4, and 6, but am reluctant to spend my limited time there scanning hundreds of pages if you may not still need them. --Worldbruce (talk) 19:34, 28 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@Worldbruce: I have done so. Only 3, 5, and 6 are still needed. Unfortunately I don't think I can narrow down the needed page ranges in 3 and 6. Although for 3 the most needed part is the section on felids (cats), Miomachairodus in specific, if you only have limited time. And for 6, close to the same: section on felids, Epimachairodus zwierzykii in specific. Happy editing, SilverTiger12 (talk) 19:43, 28 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]
SilverTiger12, email me for #3. --Usernameunique (talk) 18:46, 1 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Done. Happy editing, SilverTiger12 (talk) 21:26, 1 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
SilverTiger12, sent (in two emails due to size). --Usernameunique (talk) 17:31, 5 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Received. Thank you! SilverTiger12 (talk) 14:59, 6 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
In case it helps at all, here are some URLs for #5:
Let me know you think if it would be useful for me to request an interlibrary loan (which can be physical or digital) for chapter 105 of "Proceedings of Fourth Pakistan Congress of Zoology" through my university. The second WorldCat link says that University of Minnesota, Twin Cities has a copy, and both it and my university are in the Big Ten Academic Alliance, so it should be more likely to be accepted and should be processed faster, compared to it being at some unaffiliated institution.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 02:15, 29 December 2023 (UTC)[reply]
A lead! Thank you! I've had a hard enough time finding this source to say yes, please request the interlibrary loan. I think that might actually be what I'm looking for. Happy editing, SilverTiger12 (talk) 18:45, 29 December 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Perfect! I've requested an ILL for it; I'll let you know when I get updates on its status. Solomon Ucko (talk) 20:08, 29 December 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@SilverTiger12: I've received the scan. It's short enough that I'll just transcribe it here:


105. On a Collection of Siwalik Carnivora
Abu Bakr
Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore

In the Department of Zoology, Punjab University, the total number of the speciments of fossil Carnivora is eighteen. More collection was made last year. The total number of species that discovered is sixteen. Of these four i.e. Vishnucyon nagriensis, Sivaonyx minor, Lycaena felina and Panthera dhokpathanensis are new. The other speciments also given additional information about the known species. The work has been carried out under Pakistan Foundation, Project No. P-PU/Bio (102).

— p. 51
This is page 51, and https://search.worldcat.org/title/62447645 says the book is 51 pages in total, so this is presumably the last page, so that's it.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 20:05, 3 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Hm, so I'm still looking for the monograph itself. Thank you though. SilverTiger12 (talk) 21:57, 3 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Oh right, hmm... Should I try requesting an inter-library loan and see if my university's librarians can figure something out, perhaps borrowing it or getting a scan from the National Library of Pakistan? Solomon Ucko (talk) 01:08, 4 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
It's a long shot, but I'd appreciate it. SilverTiger12 (talk) 01:37, 4 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Makes sense. I've submitted a request for it. I'll let you know when I get any updates. I'm required to give a deadline, so I gave them about 6 months, since this could be slow. Solomon Ucko (talk) 07:01, 4 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Status update to keep this thread from going stale: My ILL request is still active, though the last status update was my university's libraries sending a manual request to some library (presumably the National Library of Pakistan?) on February 14th. I'm not sure how long this might take, but I hope I'll get it eventually...
Meanwhile, my difficulty in finding this one inspired me to compile a table of all of the information I could find about all of their monographs: Biological Society of Pakistan#Monographs.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 04:51, 25 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

To editor SilverTiger12: Issues of De Ingenieur in Nederlandsch Indie are readable here. I didn't find that article, though I didn't look very hard. Maybe that collection is incomplete or maybe the volume or issue is wrong. Alas there is no search engine. Zerotalk 02:18, 14 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]

@SilverTiger12: Article #6 is in volume 1, issue 11, a pdf of which can be downloaded here. It's on pages 21-40 of the pdf, in print they're numbered IV 185 - IV 202. --Worldbruce (talk) 07:47, 14 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Omigosh, thank you!! Online-accessible sources are the best. Happy editing, SilverTiger12 (talk) 16:57, 16 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]

1906 article in Arts and Crafts[edit]

For Herbert Maryon

According to the below article, The March number of "Arts and Crafts" is, as usual, full of articles which are intended to provide students and art workers with useful information on a variety of subjects in which they are interested. The most important of these articles are "Various Methods of Finishing Oak," by Mr. W. Daniell; "Metal Work," by Mr. H. J. Maryon; "Practical Talks about Wood-Carving," by Mr. H. Turner; "Inlaying," by Mr. A[rthur] C[awdron] Horth; and "Bookbinding," by Mr. F. Sangorski and Mr. G. Sutcliffe. Among the more notable illustrations are reproductions of drawings by Henner, E. Detaille, and Feyen Perrin.

The starting point is to figure out what journal this is—a task not helped by its generic name. There's a good chance that this is a small journal that didn't last long. The article would be Maryon's second published work that I'm aware of, five months after "Early Irish Metal Work", in another small journal. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Usernameunique (talk) 01:42, 24 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Based on the location, maybe [1]? Eddie891 Talk Work 02:18, 6 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks very much for that, Eddie891. I think you're right. I sent an email to a library that looks like it has a copy of the issue in question, but didn't receive a response. I've now submitted an ILL request, so hopefully that will both prove you right, and get the article. --Usernameunique (talk) 05:53, 26 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
How's this going? If you're having trouble with the ILL, I should be able to request an ILL for OCLC 225804755 pretty easily, as my university is within the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and so is one of the libraries that has it. If you received it but it's not the right magazine, if you send me the full newspaper article that prompted your search, I can try to figure out what else it might be. Solomon Ucko (talk) 06:24, 16 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks, Sollyucko. Would you mind giving it a go? My library claims that the ILL was unsuccessful; I could try submitting it again, but perhaps you would have better luck if a copy is already within your system. --Usernameunique (talk) 20:19, 31 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Actually, it looks like University of Minnesota, Twin Cities doesn't have that issue, but it looks like the following libraries have it:
Two of these are academic libraries in the US, so I think there's a decent chance of success. My university's ILL department is a bit busy currently, but I'll submit it in a few days and see what happens. If you contact me via Special:EmailUser, I'll send you the scan I receive, if it's successful.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 21:16, 31 January 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I've submitted an ILL request myself. It might be more complicated than I originally thought, but hopefully they can figure it out without too much difficulty... I'm just confused how issue and volume numbers correspond with months and years... Solomon Ucko (talk) 13:58, 5 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Comparing earlier mentions of Arts and Crafts in The Globe with https://archive.org/details/artscrafts01londuoft confirms that the publisher is Hutchinson & Co. The listing in the catalog of the National Library of Scotland indicates that this is v. 4, no. 22.
My request "has been cancelled by ILL staff for the following reason: Unable to find supplier / The only library that owns this particular year has it as an electronic subscription and they do not have the license to lend it."
I've replied to ask if they can at least provide metadata, as well as sending them a list of libraries that seem to have it in print, narrowed down to Queen's, NLS, and Cambridge, which say they have vol. 4.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 16:10, 30 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

November 2023[edit]

Books about Le Touquet in French[edit]

For User:Szmenderowiecki/sandbox/Touquet, particularly WWII and post-war reconstruction - will be thrown directly into Le Touquet article

The first article is available through OpenEdition, but The Wikipedia Library access to it is broken, hence my request. The second and third books are very likely offline, and I don't have relevant pages, so I'd appreciate someone with ILL (buying ILL vouchers). Obviously I cannot and will not request everything, but I need some info about what was happening, how many Germans were living in that city, what they were doing there, what did they do with the women, elderly and children who remained in the resort, preparations for the Atlantic Wall as relevant to the city and the reason why Le Touquet was so densely mined even though it had little intrinsic military value. Any relevant excerpts that will reflect on this issue will be welcome. I want to make a text that's max 2 paragraphs, beginning from the internment order of enemy males under 60.

Thanks, Szmenderowiecki (talk) 13:09, 16 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]

 Doing... #1Doc TaxonTalk • 17:49, 16 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@Szmenderowiecki: Please send me a wikimail to provide you with the paper #1. – Doc TaxonTalk • 16:43, 17 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
@Szmenderowiecki: Yes Sent #1Doc TaxonTalk • 19:58, 17 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
You are impressive, thank you!
I'll strike this one Szmenderowiecki (talk) 20:04, 17 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]
You might have better luck with the books on French Wikipedia's version of this page: http://fr.wiki.x.io/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia:V%C3%A9rification_en_biblioth%C3%A8que
Solomon Ucko (talk) 16:14, 21 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Szmenderowiecki: Have you considered asking at fr:WP:VB? Solomon Ucko (talk) 16:41, 28 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks for the ping. It seems that their page is moribund, as it doesn't even get a dozen edits every year. I would definitely have asked them (I had a book or two to ask about Maurice Duplessis but I ultimately decided not to waste my time. Szmenderowiecki (talk) 23:00, 28 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Szmenderowiecki: Hmm, fair enough... My French is limited, but I can try to help. Are you still interested in this? If so, please contact me via Special:EmailUser so I can send you files, and I'll try to request these via ILL; when I receive them, I'll send you the front and back matter. I can try to search for relevant information myself, but if you're able to provide any guidance on where I should look, I would appreciate it. Worst case, I'll just send you the introduction and conclusion in hopes that there's something useful in there. Unless you request otherwise, I'll wait about a week after sending you content before I return the book.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 18:40, 11 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I am still working on my sandbox, so yes, I'd greatly appreciate your efforts there.
The problem is that no library in my country has the books, and pdfs are nowhere to be found. So preferably if you have somebody in France, either in Paris (National Library) or in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, where the town is located, I guess they would have both of the books. Also, because you seem to be based in the United States, check if the Library of Congress has the books, because interlibrary loans to an American library are free, and the LoC has a shitton of everything.
When you get hold of them, send me the ToC and the index (if the books have one), and I will tell more or less what I am looking for.
Thanks for your contributions here. Szmenderowiecki (talk) 19:37, 13 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I am indeed in the US, and am a student at a university here. I can request ILL through my university's library system (as I've been doing) or through my county's public libraries. According to WorldCat, these books don't seem to be in the LoC, but Harvard has both and Stanford has one of them, so it should be doable nevertheless.
I've requested both through my university. When I get them, I'll send you photos of any front and back matter, including any ToCs and indices, and you can let me know which parts you think would be most useful. Weighing copyright vs fair use according to related legal precedent, I'm okay with sending you up to about 10% of the content, not counting front/back matter.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 20:03, 13 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks a lot! Szmenderowiecki (talk) 20:06, 13 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Sollyucko After some consultation with the French colleagues over at fr.wiki, I was able to fill the necessary gaps in coverage about the city, so the article is now essentially ready and there isn't much need for more sources. Of course, if you started an ILL, then I'd kindly ask to continue this request (particularly #3
)but if you haven't started yet, don't bother yourself. Thanks anyway,, Szmenderowiecki (talk) 11:19, 20 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Szmenderowiecki: Got it, sounds good, thanks for letting me know.
I've already requested both books, and they're now on their way and should arrive in a few days or so, so I won't cancel my requests unless issues arise.
When they arrive, I'll send you the front and back matter, and you can let me know if there's anything you think might be useful for that article or any other article you'd like to work on.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 16:17, 20 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

February 2024[edit]

Paleogene artiodactyls[edit]

Hi all. I'm looking for some sources on Paleogene artiodactyls:

  1. Abusch-Siewert S. 1989. Bemerkungen zu den Anoplotherien (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) der Pariser Gipse. Munchner Geowissenschaftlicher Abhandlungen (A) 15: 55–78.
  2. Brunet, M., and J. Sudre. 1980. Deux nouveaux dichobunidés (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) de l'Oligocène inférieur d’Europe. I, II. Proceedings of the Koninklike Nederlandse Akademie Van Wetenschapen, Serie B 83: 121-143.
  3. Brunet, M. 1974. Le premier crane attribue au genre Entelodon (Artiodactyla) appartient en realite au genre Palaeotherium (Perissodactyla). Ann. Paleontol. (Vert.), Paris, 60, 2: 235-242.
  4. Brunet, M. 1979. Les grands Mammiferes chefs de file de l'immigration Oligocene et le probleme de la limite Eocene-Oligocene en Europe. Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac, Paris, France. 281 pp.
  5. Dechaseaux, C. 1967. Artiodactyls des Phosphorites du Quercy. I. Etude sur le genre Dichodon. Annales de Paléontologie (Vertèbres), Vert. 51 189-208, 8 fig.
  6. Dietrich, W. O. 1936. Die Huftiere aus dem Obereozän von Mähringen auf der Ulmer. Alb. Palaeontogr., Abt. A 83 163-209, 55 figs., 4 pls.
  7. Dineur. 1982. Le genre Brachyodus, Anthracotheriidae (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) du Miocene inferieur d'Europe et d'Afrique. Memoires des Sciences de la Terre, Universite de Paris, vol. 6, p. 1–186.
  8. Ducrocq, 1995. The contribution of Paleogene anthracotheriid artiodactyls in the paleobiogeographical history of Southern Europe. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie Monatshefte, no. 6, p. 355–362.
  9. Hellmund. 1991. Revision der europaischen Species der Gattung Elomeryx Marsh 1894 (Anthracotheriidae, Artiodactyla, Mammalia)— Odontologische Untersuchungen. Palaeontographica Abteilung A, vol. 220, p. 1–101, pls. 1–12.
  10. Hurzeler J. 1936. Osteologie und Odontologie der Caenotheriden. Abhandlungen der Schweizerschen Palaeontologischen Gesellschaft 58–59: 1–111.
  11. Hooker J.J, Weidmann M. 2000. The Eocene mammal faunas of Mortmont, Switzerland. Schweizerische Palaontologische Abhandlungen 120: 1–141.
  12. Sudre. J. 1988. Apport à la connaissance du Dichobune robertiana Gervais, 1848–1852 (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) du Lutétien: considérations sur l'évolution des Dichobunidés. Courier Forschungs-Institut Senckenberg 107:409-418.

Thanks in advance. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Arctodus-simus (talkcontribs) 16:50, 26 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Arctodus-simus The thing to do is copy the DOI number and then paste it into a website called Sci-Hub. I don't want to provide direct links because that would violate wikipedia's policies, but you can find either. 🇺🇲JayCubby✡ plz edit my user pg! Talk 18:19, 26 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I know about this site, but these articles are not in the sci-hub database. Arctodus-simus (talk) 18:24, 26 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
The first one works from what I did. Is the website unresponsive for you? 🇺🇲JayCubby✡ plz edit my user pg! Talk 18:27, 26 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
What article are you talking about? Arctodus-simus (talk) 18:34, 26 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Abusch-Siewert S. 1989. Bemerkungen zu den Anoplotherien (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) der Pariser Gipse. Munchner Geowissenschaftlicher Abhandlungen (A) 15: 55–78. 🇺🇲JayCubby✡ plz edit my user pg! Talk 18:48, 26 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I got #8 (Ducrocq, 1995. The contribution of Paleogene anthracotheriid artiodactyls in the paleobiogeographical history of Southern Europe. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie Monatshefte, no. 6, p. 355–362.).
If you contact me via Special:EmailUser, I'll reply with it.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 18:22, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
P.S. I also got #2, and my university's off-site library has vols. 51 and 60 (1974) of OCLC 1777405, so I've requested scans of #3 and #5; note that for #5 the year appears to be 1965, unless you'd like part II (see [2]).
As for #4, #7, #9, #10, and #11, please see the top of the page: "Due to copyright restrictions, we cannot send you full book/thesis copies. Narrow down your request to a specific chapter or page(s)."
As for #1, #6, and #12, my university doesn't have these, but I can request interlibrary loans for them if you'd like.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 18:50, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks for your reply!
But I can’t send you an email, I don’t know what’s wrong...
How else can I contact you or give you my email? Arctodus-simus (talk) 23:31, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Arctodus-simus: Huh, strange... I've attempted to send you an email with my email address. Did that work?
Solomon Ucko (talk) 23:44, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you very much, I received some of the articles! I would be grateful if you could help with others. Arctodus-simus (talk) 17:51, 15 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Arctodus-simus: Alright, I've requested #1, #6, and #12. For the books (and one massive multi-volume article), please use a source such as Google Books or HathiTrust to identify specific page numbers you're interested in. Alternatively, if you let me know what to look for, I can request the whole book in print and try to find the relevant parts (I'm not sending the whole thing), but please note that English is my native language, I studied French for 3 years a few years ago, and I have no specific education in German, since this impacts my ability to find relevant parts of the book.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 04:14, 17 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I've received a scan of #6. The two main parts are titled "Artiodactyla. Fam. Anoplotheriidae Gray, 1821¹)" (with a corresponding footnote that I can transcribe if you're interested) and "Perissodactyla. Fam. Palaeotheriidae Bonaparte, 1850." Are you also interested in working on articles about perissodactyls or only about artiodactyls specifically?
Solomon Ucko (talk) 20:19, 22 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I'm interested in both. Thank you. Arctodus-simus (talk) 22:12, 22 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

March 2024[edit]

History of the 1264th Engineer Combat Battalion[edit]

Maybe good for additional information about Concentration Subcamp in Geislingen an der Steige mentoined her as Natweiler-Struhof Subcamp. No access to it from Germany. Maybe somebody can help? Library US Army Carlisle Thanks, Archivar-Alex (talk) 08:11, 1 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

I can try to request this by interlibrary loan, but do you have any idea what page numbers might be useful? If not, I can try to request the whole thing, but I'm not sure how successful that'll be, given the limited holdings (see OCLC 16257906) and possible copyright issues with scanning the whole thing. If you're not sure what the page numbers are, and I can't get the whole thing, I'll try asking for a table of contents and/or index (hopefully it has something like that), and then we can use that to figure out what page numbers to ask for.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 20:34, 11 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I don‘t really know if there is any content in this book relating to my topic but I think it should be at the end (April 1945…). So I unfortunately don‘t know which pages are relevant. The table of content/ index could be helpful here if it exist.
I‘m appreciate your help. Maybe you have luck to get the whole book.
Don‘t know if the copyright thing is the same as it is for some photos of the US Army Signal Corps??
„ This file is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, it is in the public domain in the United States.“
Copyright status of works by the federal government of the United States
Thank you Archivar-Alex (talk) 20:07, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Archivar-Alex: Yeah, makes sense. It is created by a US Army soldier, but I'm not sure if it's considered part of their official duties. Anyways, I've attempted to request this, and I'll let you know what response I get. Please email me so I can send you files.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 14:49, 17 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Any news in this topic? Archivar-Alex (talk) 21:07, 1 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Archivar-Alex: I've submitted a request to my university's libraries, who after some back-and-forth, eventually sent a request along to some other library mid-day on March 28th, and are either waiting for a response or taking time to process it. Unfortunately, the amount of time these requests take can vary wildly, depending on various visible and invisible factors, so I don't think I can usefully give you an estimate (though my best guess would be at least a couple of weeks since I think they're going to ship the physical item), but I'm hoping I can get it eventually.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 21:48, 1 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Archivar-Alex: I've received the whole thing. Skimming through it, I see no mention of "Geislingen", "Natweiler", or "Struhof", though I do see some brief mentions of their presence in or near Göppingen.
Solomon Ucko (talk) 06:10, 15 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
That's to bad. Nevertheless thank you for your efforts. I realy thaught their could be some information about it.
Maybe the book could help me by others researches, so I would ask if it is may possible to send me the whole book.
Thank you in advance. Archivar-Alex (talk) 23:14, 15 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Index to Irish Privy Councillors[edit]

  • Index to Irish Privy Councillors 1711-1910 (and partially from 1660). Dublin: Privy Council Office. 1910.

For List of Privy Counsellors of Ireland and the articles of each privy counsellor.

It is available in the National Library of Ireland but not viewable online. It is cited as the source of Leigh Rayment's Irish privy counsellor page, which is not a reliable source, so trying to access the original book. Since it is published in 1910, it should be out of copyright.

Thanks, ネイ (talk) 00:46, 21 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@ネイ: The item is a 24-page index, so it likely contains very little data about each privy counsellor. It's available at only the one library, and I don't think WP:RX has any volunteers in Dublin, so your best bet may be asking the National Library of Ireland to scan it for you. You could start with a single page, which costs just €1, to see whether it will be useful for your purpose. --Worldbruce (talk) 16:02, 4 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks, ordered a scan and it works for my purpose. Given the scary Terms and Conditions, I am not sure whether I can upload the full text to Wikisource though (the text being produced c. 1910, it is most likely in PD). ネイ (talk) 09:30, 9 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Gambit Chess Openings by Eric Schiller[edit]

For Draft:Devin gambit. I'm looking at page 16 of this source, which states that there is coverage of the gambit in Schiller's book ("Devin’s 3. g4 is also in the Eric Schiller’s Gambit Chess Openings, where Schiller assesses the position at move 3 as better for Black"). Unfortunately the book is not at the IA library, and it's not searchable on google. I'd only need the portion of the book that relates to this particular gambit (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g4), but I don't have page numbers owing to the lack of google preview.

Thanks a bunch,

Red-tailed hawk (nest) 04:16, 21 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

According to the ToC, it could be p. 570 of the book. I found some discussion of this gambit in another of his books, Unorthodox Chess Openings (p. 201-202), which I sent you via wikimail. It is a very short fragment but maybe it will help. Szmenderowiecki (talk) 00:14, 25 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Looking for a better image[edit]

  • Agriculture and Live-stock in India. Volume VIII. Part 1. January 1938. Imperial Council of Agricultural Research. Colonel Sir Arthur Olver, C.B., C.M.G.,F.R.C.V.S. An appreciation. pp. 339-340.

For a better image of Arthur Olver at commons:File:Sir_Arthur_Olver.jpg

Thanks, Shyamal (talk) 05:10, 24 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Did the worship of turquoise begin in Ancient Egypt?[edit]

Are there any authoritative sources that the religious worship of turquoise began in Ancient Egypt? For turquoise

Thanks, Vyacheslav84 (talk) 11:33, 26 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Vyacheslav84, there is a chapter "Religious Role and Daily Life Use of Turquoise in Ancient Egypt" in Turquoise in Ancient Egypt: Concept and Role, Ahmed Mohamed Ali Mansour, Archaeopress, 2014. With respect, Smpad (talk) 19:59, 26 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you, is there anything about the very first worship in the world? --Vyacheslav84 (talk) 03:09, 27 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Apparently, goddess Hathor was also associated with turquoise. Cf. Khazeni, Arash (2014). Sky Blue Stone: The Turquoise Trade in World History. Univ of California Press. pp. 20–21, 95–98. ISBN 9780520958357. KHR FolkMyth (talk) 01:37, 5 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

NAI Biennial meeting[edit]

Greetings, has someone access to "Hock, A. N., Cabrol, N. A., Grin, E. A., & Rothschild, L. (2005). Ultraviolet radiation and life at high-altitude: Licancabur 2004. In NAI 2005 Biennal Meeting, University of Colorado, Boulder, Center for Astrobiology,(abstract# 1043)." and "Field and diving exploration of the highest lakes on Earth: analogy of environment and habitats with early Mars and life adaptation strategies to UV"? For Licancabur

Thanks, Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk) 12:54, 27 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]


Greetings, has someone access to "Lazar, R., Podesser, A. (2004): Bericht über die Errichtung der höchstgelegenen Klimastation der Welt (Llullaillaco, 6.739m). ÖGM-Bulletin 2002/2003, 47–50"? For Llullaillaco

Thanks, Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk) 12:54, 27 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

[3], this is absolutely rare. The library of the deutsche wetterdienst states that you can order copies from them for 0.20 € per page. FordPrefect42 (talk) 06:00, 27 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula[edit]

Greetings, has someone access to Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula? Somewhere (pagee 261?) there is a mention of Llullaillaco

Thanks, Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk) 12:54, 27 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]


Greetings, has someone access to:

  • "Lahsen, A.; Munizaga, F. 1983. Geología de los cuadrángulos Putana, Licancabur, Cerros de Guayaques y Ayquina: Hoja Calama. Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería-Universidad de Chile: 95 p., 1 cuadro, 9 figs., 1 tabla, Santiago", " Marinovic S., Nicolás. Lahsen A., Alfredo. Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (Chile). 1984. Hoja Calama, Región de Antofagasta : escala 1:250.000. Carta Geológica de Chile (58). SERNAGEOMIN. https://bibliotecadigital.ciren.cl/handle/20.500.13082/22510 " and "Lara P., Luis, Orozco L., Gabriel, Amigo R., Álvaro y Silva P., Carolina (2011) Peligros volcánicos de Chile [en línea].Santiago. SERNAGEOMIN. Carta Geológica de Chile, Serie Geología Ambiental nº013."? For Licancabur
  • "Gardeweg P., Moyra, Ramírez R., Carlos Felipe, Davidson M., John (1993) Mapa geológico del área del Salar de Punta Negra y del volcán Llullaillaco, Región de Antofagasta [en línea].Santiago. SERNAGEOMIN. Documentos de Trabajo nº005. " for Llullaillaco
  • "Naranjo, J.A., Villa, V. y Venegas, C. 2013b. Geología de las áreas Salar de Pajonales y Cerro Moño, Regiones de Antofagasta y Atacama. Escala 1:100.000. Servi- cio Nacional de Geología y Minería, Carta Geológi- ca de Chile, Serie Geología Básica 153-154, Santiago." for Lastarria

Thanks, Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk) 12:54, 27 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

"'Superman' takes $3.2 mil one day". The Hollywood Reporter. December 28, 1978. p. 1.[edit]

Does somebdy have this article? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Starmarco2014 (talkcontribs) 04:48, 31 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Starmarco2014: Email me for it. --Worldbruce (talk) 13:50, 4 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

April 2024[edit]

Door in the tunnel of the Cheops pyramid[edit]

It seems they wanted to open the second doors at the end of the ventilation shafts of the Queen's chamber - is there any news on this topic? --Vyacheslav84 (talk) 16:34, 1 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Vyacheslav84: You can try asking that question on the of Ma'at as a post in the Ancient Egypt discussion Forum for an informed answer. Also, do not forget to mention that you are looking for reliable sources for editing Wikipedia. If you don't get a response by doing that, I know people whom I can ask directly about it. Paul H. (talk) 01:36, 17 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Paul H.: The forum does not allow you to register, it says that email addresses are prohibited from being used. --Vyacheslav84 (talk) 04:00, 18 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Vyacheslav84: "The forum does not allow you to register..." There are ongoing problems with the site's coding for registration and login. I myself have been oceassionally locked out at login even though I am a registered user. Hopefully, it will get fixed. This is the problem of low budget, self-funded web site.
However, I noticed that there currently is an active thread about the "tunnel door." It is Mysterious doors in Great Pyramid to be unlocked by Hawass (5 Dec 2023). Its posts contain links to articles and past posts about the door's "unlocking." The latest news, April 11, 2024 is that Hawass ... "has been working with a team of robotics experts with a new robot design. He said that more will be announced early June." This was from an April 11, 2024 lecture by Hawass. I will see if I can find a more reliable source of information. Paul H. (talk) 21:23, 18 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Paul H. Thank you so much, I'll be waiting! --Vyacheslav84 (talk) 14:54, 19 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Vyacheslav84: I looked around and could not find anything in terms of recent, reliable sources about the shafts of the Great Pyramids. It seems detailed information will only be released in June of this year according to the latest chatter. What I found is:

Miatello, L., 2020. On the Pairs of Shafts in the Pyramid of Khufu as Means for the Ascent to the Akhet. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 56, pp.115-141.

More of his papers are at Egyptian religion and iconography.

Weyburne, K., 2021. An Investigation into the Purpose of the Southern Shaft of the King’s Chamber of the Great Pyramid. PalArch's Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, 18(4), pp.2744-2757.

Of unknown reliability, I found a self-published article Secrets of the small shafts of the pyramid of Cheops. This article has references for the background history of the early archaeological exploration of the shafts that might prove useful.

A source of background information, might be Digital Giza at Harvard University. Paul H. (talk) 03:19, 21 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Paul H.: Thanks a lot! --Vyacheslav84 (talk) 09:34, 21 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

NZ rail-related books for Nelson Section[edit]

  • Churchman, Geoffrey B; Hurst, Tony (2001) [1990, 1991]. The Railways of New Zealand: A Journey through History (Second ed.). Transpress New Zealand. ISBN 0-908876-20-3.
  • Leitch, David; Scott, Brian (1995). Exploring New Zealand's Ghost Railways (1998 ed.). Wellington: Grantham House. ISBN 1-86934048-5.
  • O'Donnell, Barry (2005). When Nelson Had A Railway: The Life And Death Of New Zealand’s Last Isolated Railway 1876–1955. Wellington: Schematics Limited. ISBN 0-476-01119-1.
  • Voller, Lois (1991). Rails To Nowhere: The History of the Nelson Railway. Nelson: Nikau Press. ISBN 0-9597974-1-6.

Access to any of the above would be appreciated, especially nos. 2 and 4.
For clarification of copyright status on Nelson Section.

Thanks, – Isochrone (talk) 11:43, 9 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Plate 191, Harvard.edu[edit]

If someone could send me plate 191 (Shah with a dignatory...), that would be splendid. For some reason, the website only allows me to download a fraction of the images.

For: Safavid Iran.

Thanks, - LouisAragon (talk) 18:08, 12 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Is it an image request or you want to describe the image? If the latter, the Russian Academy of Sciences posted a book that describes the plate on page 110. I am sure though that you want to upload it to Wikipedia as it's public domain, but here I just think that Harvard are being assholes for restricting access to public domain documents (I tried maniulating the width and height of the image in question but Harvard sysadmins aren't that stupid, so the request redirected me to the login page). Szmenderowiecki (talk) 14:00, 16 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

"Use of Stars in the Literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy"[edit]

  • Dean, John (1984). "Use of Stars in the Literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy". Metaphores. No. 9/10. p. 91–100. ISSN 0290-6635.

For Stars and planetary systems in fiction. Cited by the "Stars" entry in Gary Westfahl's Science Fiction Literature through History: An Encyclopedia. I think this is what I'm looking for, though unfortunately it is not accessible via Google Books.

Thanks in advance. TompaDompa (talk) 20:02, 14 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

1948 Associated Press report[edit]

Not sure if it's the right place to ask, but maybe someone has the access to the Associated Press archives. There is a newspaper that mentions the Associated Press as the origin of a story about the war in Palestine published on January 6 1948. Is it possible to find the original report? Is it likely that it will contain more details? Apologies for a vague request.

For Three Phase Operation (under AfD)

Thanks, Alaexis¿question? 19:29, 21 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Alaexis AP materials would only have been available as reprints in subscribing newspapers. You may want to search for key phrases from the article in newspapers from around that date to see if any publication ran a longer version of the story. Sammi Brie (she/her • tc) 19:50, 12 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Got it, thanks! Alaexis¿question? 06:27, 13 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Arthur James Butler obituary in BGS annual report[edit]

Obituary for Arthur James Butler, British Geological Society Geological Society of London Annual Report, 1985.

For his Wikidata item and species:Arthur James Butler, please. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 22:30, 21 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Is it in https://pubs.bgs.ac.uk/publications.html?pubID=B00379 or https://pubs.bgs.ac.uk/publications.html?pubID=B00380?
Solomon Ucko (talk) 16:25, 22 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Apologies; not the BGS, the Geological Society of London. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 16:41, 22 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Black Sports[edit]

For John "Big Train" Moody. Google Books has a preview for what looks like a multi-page feature story in an edition of Black Sports (see above). If someone could show me how to get it I'd appreciate it.

Thanks, BeanieFan11 (talk) 00:03, 24 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Detective Story Magazine, volume 21 issue 5, March 4, 1919[edit]

For Thubway Tham and Elevated Elmer and corresponding Wikisource page. Numerous scans are available on archive.org, but not this particular issue.

Thanks, ARandomName123 (talk)Ping me! 17:02, 27 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]


  • Green tickY Pickford, M.; Moya Sola, S.; Mein, P. (1997). "A revised phylogeny of Hyracoidea (Mammalia) based on new specimens of Pliohyracidae from Africa and Europe". N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Abh. 205: 265–288.
 Doing...Doc TaxonTalk • 11:36, 2 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk • 17:17, 2 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
  • Robinson, P.; Black, C. (1996). "Vertebrate faunas from the Neogene of Tunisia". Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt. 4: 319–332. ISSN 0365-2777.
  • Lavocat, R. (1961). "Le gisement de vertébrés miocènes de Béni Mellal (Maroc)". Notes Mém. Serv. géol. Maroc. 155: 29–94. ISSN 0369-1748.
  • Green tickY Pickford, M. (1996). "Pliohyracids (Mammalia, Hyracoidea) from the upper Middle Miocene at Berg Aukas, Namibia". Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris. 322: 501–505.
 Doing...Doc TaxonTalk • 11:21, 2 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk • 12:31, 3 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

For Parapliohyrax still. The first article should be the most useful but is only hosted by Schweizerbart. The three other articles are quite more difficult to find. I'm hoping to also expand the pages of other genera of hyraxes, depending on the data present in those documents

Thanks, Larrayal (talk) 17:19, 28 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Larrayal: email me for Robinson. --Worldbruce (talk) 17:50, 10 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

UK Who's Who - Anne Griffiths[edit]

For Anne Griffiths

I used to have library access to WW, but sadly no longer.

Thanks, Mystery Merrivale (talk) 19:39, 29 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U45774Doc TaxonTalk • 20:35, 29 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

May 2024[edit]

Q Special Edition - 1001 Best Songs Ever[edit]

  • "Q Special Edition - 1001 Best Songs Ever". Q. 2003.

For any article in Special:Search/insource:http://www.rocklistmusic.co.uk/q1001_songs.htm (22 articles). Currently the source used does not seem to be reliable, but I could not find any alternative reliable links, only brief mentions of some songs in the list.

Thanks, Spinixster (trout me!) 10:31, 1 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Aglaonema and Siti Nurhaliza (in Indonesian)[edit]

  1. Yulia, Tetty (2006). Pesona Aglaonema Indonesia. AgroMedia. ISBN 9789790060289.
  2. Hambali, Greg (2007). Aglaonema Silangan Greg Hambali, Kiblat Aglaomania Dunia. Samindra Utama. ISBN 979-23-2178-0.

I am improving Siti Nurhaliza's article and her impact in Indonesia where she had an aglaonema plant hybrid species named after her in the country by famed Indonesian botanist, Gregori G. Hambali (Greg Hambali). I am not sure what are the exact pages for both because I could not even find a preview for them. I want to use these sources to support this fact.

Thanks, SyFuelIgniteBurned 15:58, 1 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Obituary on Maurice Roques[edit]

Hi, I'm looking for:

  • Maurice Roques (1995): L'ouverture aux temps actuels. In: Revue d'Auvergne, vol. 109, Société des amis de l'Université de Clermont, 1995, p. 39 ff. ISSN 0035-1008

Has anyone access or ILL possible? Thanks a lot, – Doc TaxonTalk • 09:30, 2 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

1996 Resource Links article[edit]

Hello. I'm looking for this article for my draft on Ron Lightburn:

  • Jenkinson, Dave (June 1996). "Profiles". Resource Links. Vol. 1, no. 5. pp. 200–203. ISSN 1201-7647.

The Wikipedia Library doesn't cover that year on Gale unfortunately. Thanks! --MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 02:07, 4 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Comment: The Canadian Children's Book Centre says the article is on pages 104–107. I don't know which of the two sources is correct. —Bruce1eetalk 07:16, 4 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
The page range is what Gale mentioned on The Wikipedia Library for the magazine's index. Not sure why the inconsistency. MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 18:15, 5 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Panzerfaust and Campaign #77[edit]

This fan generated list:[4] shows that issue #77 of Panzerfaust and Campaign (January-February 1977) had a review section titled "Thumbnail Analysis" by Don Lowry which reviewed East Front (game), The Siege of Jerusalem, Palace of the Vampire Queen, among other games. I do not know the page #s unfortunately, but if anyone could find a copy that would be awesome. :) If you find other issues of the same periodical, even better! BOZ (talk) 07:24, 4 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@BOZ: The only WorldCat holdings are at Bowling Green State University and The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY. Consider reaching out directly to the publisher (and reviewer). He's on LinkedIn at [5]. Web searches also return a phone number and mailing address in Hemet, California. If you can show him what you've done on Wikipedia with other wargame magazine reviews he might be willing to help. --Worldbruce (talk) 03:58, 8 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

"The UHF Band Strikes Up", Newsweek, March 3, 1969[edit]

For KKOG-TV. My ProQuest access only has an abstract.

Thanks, Sammi Brie (she/her • tc) 05:36, 5 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Delivered the requested source via Discord, this request can be marked as satisfied by the requesting user. PrimalMustelid (talk) 19:44, 21 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Arthur Mowbray Jones: fern prints, etc.[edit]

Arthur Mowbray Jones (Wikispecies) published several sets of prints of ferns, with text descriptions which I have listed on Wikisource. A 2015 book about his work included a CD-ROM with digitisations of these.

I am looking to add images of the prints to Commons and to transcribe Jones' original texts to Wikisource; as well as writing and illustrating his biography here.

No scans seem to be available at the Internet Archive or Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Can anyone assist, please? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 14:19, 5 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Pigsonthewing perhaps you could purchase the book? I don't think it's particularly expensive, given the fact that it comes with the CD-ROM. BorgQueen (talk) 09:27, 6 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
The nearest copy to me looks to be at the Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva. I can get it delivered to me for 6 CHF and it seems to include the CD. @Andy, if you really want this, I can get it, but I'm surprised that there'd be a copy in Switzerland and not in the UK. I also can't guarantee that I'll digitize all 128 pages, since that's quite a lot. Toadspike [Talk] 08:50, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Technical reports about sounding rockets[edit]

  • Performance Summary for the Aerobee 150A Sounding Rocket Vehicle (PDF) (Report). Vought Astronautics. 18 April 1961. AST/EIR-13319, NASA-CR-15152.
  • Performance Summary for the Arcas Sounding Rocket Vehicle [tentative title] (Report). Vought Astronautics. AST/EIR-13321, NASA-CR-?.
  • [Summary Report, unknown full title] (Report). Vought Astronautics. AST/EIR-13337, NASA-CR-?.
  • [Rocket Motor Ballistic Data Report, unknown full title] (Report). Vought Astronautics. AST/EIR-13336, NASA-CR-?.

For Arcas and about 10 other articles about American sounding rockets.

Houston, we have a problem! While searching for sources about Arcas sounding rocket, I found that some of the pictures of it (like that scheme) comes from scanned pages of a summary report about 18 sounding rockets, published on 18 April 1961. Scanned pages were available at "rocketryonline.com" website (archived, but pictures weren't archived).

Searching for that report, I found another report, about Aerobee, on the website of rocket simulation software RASAero: [6]. Schemes of Aerobee in that report are in the same style as schemes of Arcas, showing that the reports are from one series. That report revealed that the reports in question were not from NASA itself, but from Vought Astronautics. It also contains a list of other reports of the series. The first page of document contains accession and NASA Contractor Report (CR) numbers. So, to locate other ~18 reports, I tried to find it on NTRS, where all such technical reports are to be found.

I found nothing. Not by title, not by CR number, not by contract number (NAS1-1013), not by author (Vought). Maybe it is on the "NASA Registered Content" part of NTRS? That would be strange, as only report on motors was classified ("Confidential"). Thanks, Trasheater Midtier🐉(talk) 16:57, 15 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Mackay and Mackay, "Hypnosis and Pornography", Porn Studies (2023)[edit]

For reference in the discussion at Talk:Autogynephilic persuasive pornography § Requested move 8 May 2024. Graham (talk) 05:10, 18 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Graham: You should be able to access this through WP:TWL's library bundle.[7] --Worldbruce (talk) 06:47, 18 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Fixing ping to Graham11. DanCherek (talk) 22:58, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Efimov 1982 on Ferganosuchus[edit]

Been looking for this paper on Ferganosuchus, a possible tomistomine crocodilian, only been able to find other papers briefly allude to it but no available copy of the work itself.

Thanks, Armin Reindl (talk) 09:59, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Armin Reindl: do you prefer the Russian or the English paper? – Doc TaxonTalk • 10:36, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
If possible then definitely the English translation. Thanks in advance Armin Reindl (talk) 11:12, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Armin Reindl: I got information that this paper was not translated yet. I have got the Russian paper for you, so Please send me a wikimail to provide you with the paper. – Doc TaxonTalk • 11:02, 23 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
@Armin Reindl: Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk • 18:01, 23 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Golden Girls / Louise Page[edit]

  1. Wandor, Michelene (1986). Carry On Understudies: Theatre and Sexual Politics. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. I'm looking for any references to the play Golden Girls specifically, (includes p. 180 in the print edition, which has a quote "competitive instinct and the desire to 'win' in the women and the men") and possibly to Louise Page more generally if there is a focused section about her.
    @BennyOnTheLoose: I can send you the relevant pages in a wiki email; there's a fair few. ——Serial Number 54129 17:32, 26 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
    Yes Sent on request. ——Serial Number 54129 18:52, 30 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
    Manyt thanks! Regards, BennyOnTheLoose (talk) 08:55, 2 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Page, Louise (1990). Plays:1. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 9781408161715. (doi:10.5040/9781408161715.00000082 This is available through Drama Online, and hopefully via other sources. Specifically, I'm after:
    • A Chronology p. vii
    • Introduction pp. ix-xii
    • Cast and Production Details p.216
    • Acknowledgement p.216
     Doing...Doc TaxonTalk • 14:07, 22 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
    @BennyOnTheLoose: Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk • 18:26, 23 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Quinn, Michael (17 June 2020). "Louise Page (Obituary)". The Stage.

For Draft:Golden Girls (play) and Louise Page.

Many Thanks, BennyOnTheLoose (talk) 14:05, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

The Games Machine Italy[edit]

  • "Review: Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds". The Games Machine (in Italian). No. 90. October 1996.

For Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds, I need a whole review of the game written by this Italian magazine. Supposedly, a website called RetroEdicola hosts a scan of this issue of the magazine, but viewing scans there requires registration, although some scans available on the Internet Archive are pulled from the website.

Thanks, FreeMediaKid$ 18:17, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Theses excerpts of Palaeotherium[edit]

  • Franzen, Jens Lorenz (1968). Revision der Gattung Paleotherium Cuvier 1804:(Palaeotheriidae, Perissodactyla, Mammalia) (Thesis). Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany: University of Freiburg.
  • Hochberger, D. (1994). Versuch einer Rekonstruktion des Huftieres Palaeotherium magnum CUVIER 1804 im Vergleich mit rezenten laufangepassten Säugetieren (Thesis). Heidelberg University.

Hi, I do need additional sources relating to the Palaeotheriidae, especially Palaeotherium, but since the above sources are theses, I will at least request source portions that are critical. For the former source, may I have pages that concern the taxonomy of the genus Palaeotherium itself (the genus plus species diagnoses and anatomical descriptions, especially of synonymized species and the newly erected species P. pomeli and P. ruetimeyeri?) And for the latter, may I have at least pages detailing the anatomical descriptions of the vertebrae, ribs, and limb bones of P. magnum? It is critical that I be able to define the diagnosis of the genus and the postcranial anatomy of it. Thanks! PrimalMustelid (talk) 19:39, 22 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Hill: MEK Mounting Charm Offensive to Generate Support on Capitol Hill[edit]

  • Dealey, Sam (23 April 2003). "MEK Mounting Charm Offensive to Generate Support on Capitol Hill". Hill. Washington, DC. p. 8.

For People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran. Any idea how to find it? I just saw it referenced in a tertiary source, but it seems too old to be preserved online, and too new to be at newspapers.com. Thanks, MarioGom (talk) 18:34, 25 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@MarioGom: Yes Emailed (via Nexis Uni). DanCherek (talk) 20:17, 25 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

The Information[edit]

For Kat Callaghan

Thanks, — VORTEX3427 (Talk!) 06:38, 30 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

This seems like a tough one – have you tried emailing The Information and asking nicely for a copy? Toadspike [Talk] 08:27, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Examples and Their Role in Our Thinking[edit]

Really I need the whole book but I've exhausted all methods of all legalities. The Google Books preview tells me the first chapter has an outline of the rest of them, so that's probably the most useful thing for you to scan. For User:Snowmanonahoe/Example. Thanks.

Man, can TWL get access to Routledge already? Snowmanonahoe (talk · contribs · typos) 17:25, 30 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

June 2024[edit]

Sunday Telegraph (Sydney, Australia)[edit]

  • Hughes, Dick (1985). "unknown title". Sunday Telegraph. Sydney.

For The Three Out.

There's a mention of The Three Out's debut album Move (1961) by Dick Hughes in the Sunday Telegraph (Sydney, Australia) I'm trying to find. It is referenced in some articles when the album was reissued in 2016 with the following quote:

"MOVE remains one of the greatest jazz recordings ever made in Australia."

It's not clear when the article was published. Likely December 1961 when the groups follow up album Sittin In was released.

As far as I can see, there's no searchable archive of this paper online. But I could be wrong.

Thanks, Jimmyjrg (talk) 12:47, 1 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

The article is from 1985, per [8]. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 08:22, 2 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you! I missed that. Hopefully I can narrow it down to an exact date from here. Jimmyjrg (talk) 12:41, 6 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
There's a paywalled searchable archive here. ꧁Zanahary꧂ 23:54, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Gale should be available via the Wikipedia Library. BhamBoi (talk) 04:56, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Ahhotep I -- Ancient Egyptian queen[edit]

  • Grajetzki, Wolfram (2005). Ancient Egyptian Queens: a hieroglyphic dictionary. Golden House Publications. ISBN 9780954721893. --> I don't know the page number, but I'm looking for content relating to Ahhotep I (c. 1560–1530 BC), possibly known as "Great Royal Wife" or "Associate of the White Crown Bearer".
  • Roth, Ann Macy (1999). "The Ahhotep Coffins: The Archaeology of an Egyptological Reconstruction". In Teeter, E.; Larson, J. A. (eds.). SAOC 58. Gold of Praise: Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente. Chicago: The Oriental Institute. ISBN 1-885923-09-0.

For Ahhotep I.

Thanks, Alanna the Brave (talk) 15:48, 1 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

@Alanna the Brave: Get the number 2 in the ArchiveDoc TaxonTalk • 21:55, 1 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks @Doc Taxon! I thought I'd checked the Archive already for that one, but I guess I missed it. Alanna the Brave (talk) 23:28, 1 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Advanced Science Letters - The Early Establishment of Calvinism in Southeast Asia: Cultural Encounters and the Shaping of Religious Language for God[edit]

For Christianity in Madagascar and Chinese people in Madagascar

Thanks, Zanahary (talk) 03:40, 3 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

American Scientific Publishers is on Template:Predatory open access source list. I do not recommend using them. MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 18:18, 7 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Heard—thanks for the heads up. But if anyone has access, I’d still like to read this. Zanahary (talk) 00:43, 8 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Image for Phoolan Devi[edit]

Hi, if I can request an image here, it would be super if someone has or could point me towards a free to use image of Phoolan Devi, per discussion at Wikipedia:Today's featured article/requests/Phoolan Devi. For Phoolan Devi Thanks! Mujinga (talk) 13:38, 7 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Journal source urgently needed for CT library page[edit]

For Draft:Silas Bronson Library, specifically the part which mentions the opening of this Waterbury institution's current Main Branch (in 1968), thus replacing a primary-source placeholder from Bronson themselves that is used for the claim at this writing. CLA News & Views isn't freely accessible online (as far as I've looked), and not even HathiTrust can help us here; a handful of facilities in Connecticut do have it archived physically. Best if an editor who peruses this state's major outlets could give us a hand. (See also this related filing at WP:RSN.)

Pity that GBooks has long been a big pain re: incomplete bibilo data of magazines, journals, and the like...

(On a related note: Coverage from the Republican-American [via NewsBank] will really be a big boon towards its tentative GA prospects.)

--Slgrandson (How's my egg-throwing coleslaw?) 18:27, 7 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Caroline Stenger-Philippe: 1985 Strasbourgh MD (?) thesis[edit]

  • Stenger-Philippe, Caroline (1985). [See below] (MD?). University of Strasbourgh.

For Hugh Evelyn-White: I have not found the thesis cited in full, but it is often referenced as the source of the (almost certainly false) claim that E-W wrote "I have succumbed to a curse" in his own blood before his death. First references to it are news articles from July 1985 (e.g. LA Times here; I don't have a title, unfortunately, but it's probably something to do with fungi and the Egyptian pyramids, possibly mentioning Aspergillus flavus. Generally given as a doctoral thesis from the Strasbourg school of Medicine. Any reference to Evelyn-White from the thesis gratefully received. Thanks, UndercoverClassicist T·C 07:41, 8 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

it is cited as "Stenger Philippe AM: Tutankhamon cursed with moulds?; graduate thesis. Tempo Medico 1986:16:12." in this paper. And here is a paragraph about this thesis. Artem.G (talk) 08:32, 8 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you: I don't suppose you have access to the first one and could send a PDF? I don't think TWL has it. UndercoverClassicist T·C 07:05, 18 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Access to Heda Jason's examination of the Turkish Index (made in 1953) in comparison to the international AaTh Index (1961 edition)[edit]

  • Jason, Heda [in German] (1970). Eberhard-Boratav Index of Turkish Folk Tales in the Light of the New Revision of Aarne-Thompson's Types of the Folktale. Magnes Press, The Hebrew University. pp. Summary.

For The Horse-Devil and the Witch and Animal as Bridegroom. The work by Heda Jason is a sort of supplement to Eberhard/Boratav's 1953 Turkish Folktale index, which was done in reference to the 1928 revision of the international Aarne-Thompson Index. Heda Jason's work, from 1970, sought to examine the 1953 index, compare it and adapt it to the 1961 revision (by Thompson). I'm looking for the summary first to better locate the pages I'm looking for, since types 425-449 were among some of the changes made from the 1928 to the 1961 edition.

Thanks, KHR FolkMyth (talk) 02:14, 9 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Bournoutian, George (2016). The 1829-1832 Russian Surveys of the Khanate of Nakhichevan.[edit]

Would greatly appreciate if I could get as many pages as possible, starting from the very first page.

For Nakhichevan Khanate and related articles.

Thanks, HistoryofIran (talk) 04:24, 9 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

I have access to this book, I'll be able to pick it up from the library on the 19th. 265 pages is a lot to ask – is there any way you could narrow it down a little? If not, I'll do my best. Toadspike [Talk] 08:13, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Encyclopedias on detectives and thrillers[edit]

Good afternoon everyone, are there any encyclopedias on works of fiction in the genre of detectives and thrillers? For Thriller (genre) Thanks, Vyacheslav84 (talk) 16:52, 9 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Vyacheslav84, you may be interested in The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction. Firefangledfeathers (talk / contribs) 16:41, 10 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Firefangledfeathers Thank you!--Vyacheslav84 (talk) 08:30, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

US Brewers Association brewery production data[edit]

For Blackrocks Brewery, I'd like to get a list of the largest craft breweries in the state of Michigan ordered by total production in beer barrels.

Specifically, for the article I'd like to say that it's the Nth largest brewery in the state of Michigan. Unfortunately, no news articles have reported that list since 2022 (with 2021 data). Since that time, Blackrocks has significantly increased production and the state's largest craft brewer no longer qualifies as "craft" after changes in ownership.

Thanks for any help you can provide! Ed [talk] [OMT] 03:38, 10 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

French articles (Le Monde, Le Vif, Liberation, Elle)[edit]

For Kahina Bahloul

Could someone with access to any of these websites provide me with a copy of the article:

(edited to include additional requests)

Thanks, Thebiguglyalien (talk) 20:39, 10 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Source 5 (Liberation) Yes Sent via Discord, the rest I can't get. Toadspike [Talk] 08:05, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Yes Sent #4 and #6 via email. AstonishingTunesAdmirer 連絡 16:34, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
And #3 is available here. AstonishingTunesAdmirer 連絡 16:41, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

article from Florida's The Ledger in 1986[edit]

Freedberg, Sydney P. (1986-11-30). "Yahweh sect member's story of frustration, violence unraveled". The Ledger. Miami. ISSN 0163-0288. OCLC 187953892.

For Robert Rozier (Ledger archives are available at Gale through the Wikipedia Library, but not this far back). Thanks, — Fourthords | =Λ= | 06:20, 11 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Academic article needed for Queen Lupa[edit]

For Queen Lupa

Any ideas on how I can access this? Thanks, --evrik (talk) 13:41, 13 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

The Fictitious Kingdom of Teyrnllwg[edit]

  • Richards, M. (1959). The Fictitious Kingdom of Teyrnllwg. Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society Volume 69, pp. 136-138

Archaeology Data Service at [9] For Kingdom of Powys

Thanks, ARandomName123 (talk)Ping me! 22:26, 13 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Ah, I think I know what has caused this request to be made :) Super Ψ Dro 13:32, 14 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Review in Choice of How the Millennium Comes Violently[edit]

For How the Millennium Comes Violently. It shows on ProQuest but no access sadly :/

Thanks, PARAKANYAA (talk) 01:52, 16 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

 Doing...Doc TaxonTalk • 13:53, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Review in Locus[edit]

  • Cushman, Carolyn (July 2000). "Review of The Snow Queen". Locus. Vol. 45, no. 1. p. 33. ISSN 0047-4959.

This will be used for The Snow Queen (Eileen Kernaghan novel). Let me know if there are any questions! TechnoSquirrel69 (sigh) 15:11, 16 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Hey Vanamonde, I seem to recall you citing this magazine in a couple articles you've worked on. Do you have any information about how it can be accessed? TechnoSquirrel69 (sigh) 14:01, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I have used many Locus reviews, yes; but I'm afraid I don't have a systematic means of access. I've cobbled them together from a variety of sources, including (IIRC) The Pulp Magazine archive; Inter-library loan from a University library; and asking other editors who may have access. Duke University also has a fully digitized archive [10] I believe, but I have not found a way to access it. Vanamonde93 (talk) 16:46, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks! I've tried a couple of these without luck so far, but I'll see what I can do with the Duke archive. Do you recall which other editors might have copies of this magazine? TechnoSquirrel69 (sigh) 16:55, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I should be able to get this for you at the library next Tuesday (6/25) if no one else can get it before then. DanCherek (talk) 03:59, 18 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Memorial in AAPG Bulletin[edit]

"Memorial: Sidney Powers (1890-1932)" in AAPG Bulletin (1933) 17 (3): 325–343. Published as a eulogy and a biography.

The link to Datapages is the combined memorial, but the two parts are indexed separately on GeoScienceWorld. I have institutional access to GeoScienceWorld, but the repository simply doesn't host the articles (see the issue page where there is not a PDF button for these articles), so maybe the only way to access this is paying via Datapages. Please let me know if someone here has access.

Thanks, BhamBoi (talk) 04:47, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

 Doing...Doc TaxonTalk • 13:43, 17 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Rizal's Undying Glory[edit]

For Jose Rizal

Thanks, — VORTEX3427 (Talk!) 03:44, 18 June 2024 (UTC)[reply]