Edition Open Sources

Edition Open Sources (EOS) pioneers a new paradigm in publishing, devoted to open access and high-quality peer review. This collaborative scholarly endeavor publishes academic editions of primary sources in the history of science in online, digital and print formats and offers post-doctoral fellowships in the digital humanities.

Any pre-copyright work held by the University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections and by the Library of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is eligible for publication in Edition Open Sources.

Edition Open Sources follows the publication philosophy developed by the initiative Edition Open Access and is a joint venture of the following institutions and organizations:

University of Oklahoma (OU)

OU Libraries
OU History of Science Collections
OU History of Science Department

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG)

MPIWG Library



Matteo Valleriani
Max Planck Institute for History of Science, Berlin

Other Editors

Stephen P. Weldon
Department of History of Science, University of Oklahoma
Urs Schoepflin
Library of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Kerry V. Magruder
History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries
Anne-Laurence Caudano
History Faculty, The University of Winnipeg
Massimiliano Badino
Facultat de Ciéncies, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Robert G. Morrison
Department of Religion, Bowdoin College


Recent Edition Open Sources Publications


Sources 6

Metallurgy, Ballistics and Epistemic Instruments

The Nova scientia of Nicolò Tartaglia – A New Edition

Matteo Valleriani

Sources 2

The Equilibrium Controversy

Guidobaldo del Monte’s Critical Notes on the Mechanics of Jordanus and Benedetti and their Historical and Conceptual Backgrounds

Jürgen Renn, Peter Damerow