This is the second of a set of three CD-ROMs providing a gallery of cross-indexed and annotated images (a ‘relational database’) of representative invertebrate macrofossils from the collections of the Natural History Museum, London. The slim accompanying user’s guide, mercifully intelligible enough even for such computer-bozos as me to manage, launches straight into procedures for installation and use, eschewing any prefatory stuff about whom or what it is for. However, the frequent references to Euan Clarkson’s (1998) textbook suggest that it might best serve as an illustrative companion to that work, providing virtual practical material. Indeed, additional resources to the...

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