Bartlett Publishing has put together several lists of books available from many various publishers which are essential reading for anyone interested in the topic. Check them out today!
You can view the articles from the blogs which preceded these at the following URLs:
For those of you interested in scholarly content, the Royal Society has just announced that it will make its archives available for free to everyone until February 1st, 2009.
The Royal Society is a top publisher of scientific papers, and their archives go back to 1665! So, if you are interested in the history of science, this is a perfect place to go searching.
If you find any interesting papers of note, please mention them on the comments.