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This website provides open access to the publications of the Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge, in accordance with the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to knowledge in the sciences and humanities, which was launched by the Max Planck Society in 2003. The aim is to disseminate peer-reviewed results of scholarly work to a broad audience rapidly and at low cost. The volumes presented are directed at scholars and students in a wide range of disciplines and are available online, as print-on-demand books and open-access publications.