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History of the Microscope 
Light Microscopy
Scanning Electron Microscopy
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Electron Microscope Web Course
Focused Ion Beam
Atomic Force Microscopy
Confocal Microscopy
World Wide Web Virtual Library of Microscopy  

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Microscope Parts Manufacturers

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Microscopy Societies, North America

Appalachian Regional Microscopy Society (AReMS)
Capitol District Microscopy & Microanalysis Society (CDMMS)
Central States Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (CSMMS)
Connecticut Microscopy Society (ConnMS) 
Florida Society for Microscopy (FSM)
Indiana Microscopy Society (INMS) 
Iowa Microscopy Society (IMS)
Madison Area Technical College Society of Electron Microscopists (MATCSEM) 
Michigan Microscopy & Microanalysis Society (MMMS)
Microscopical Society of Canada
Microscopy Society of America (MSA)
Microscopy Society of Northeastern Ohio (MSNO)
Midwest Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (MMMS)
Minnesota Microscopy Society (MMS)
Mountain States Society of Electron Microscopists and Colorado Microbeam Analysis Society (MSSEM/CMAS) 
New England Society for Microscopy (NESM) 
New York Microscopical Society (NYMS)
New York Society of Experimental Microscopists (NYSEM)
North Carolina Society for Microscopy and Microbeam Analysis (NCSMMA)
Oklahoma Microscopy Society (OMS)
Pacific Northwest Microscopy Society (PNMS)
Southern California Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis (SCSMM)
Texas Society for Microscopy (TSM)

Microscopy Societies, International

Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society
Australian Microbeam Analysis Society
Austrian Society for Electron Microscopy
Belgian Society for Microscopy
Czechoslovak Society for Electron Microscopy 
Croatian Society for Electron Microscopy 
Dutch Society for Microscopy
Electron Microscopy Society of Malaysia
German Society for Electron Microscopy
Hungarian Society for Microscopy
International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM)
Israel Society for Microscopy
Italian Society for Electron Microscopy
Japanese Society of Microscopy
Korean Society of Electron Microscopy
Microscopy New Zealand
Microscopical Society of Ireland 
Microscopy Society (Singapore)
Microscopy Society for Southern Africa
Nordic Microscopy Society
Portuguese Society of Microscopy and Cell Biology 
The Royal Microscopy Society
Russian Society of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology
Slovenia Society for Electron Microscopy
Sociedade Brasileira de Microscopia e Microanálise
Spanish Society of Electron Microscopy
Swiss Society for Optics and Microscopy
Venezuelan Society of Electron Microscopy