A lot of books and papers have been written about memetics. I do not try to give a full list here of this abundance. What I try to do is list the books that I have found most useful as an introduction in the field of memetics. The mentioned papers are, where possible, linked to a pdf version, the books are linked to amazon.com .
- Blackmore, Susan. The Meme Machine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.
- Dawkins, Richard. The Selfish Gene. 2nd ed. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989.
- Distin,Kate. The Selfish Meme. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
- Godin, Seth. Unleashing the Ideavirus. London, Simon & Schuster, 2000.
- Heylighen, Francis. “Memetics.” Principia Cybernetica Web. Ed. F. Heylighen, C. Joslyn & V. Turchin. Brussels: Principia Cybernetica. Nov 2001.
- Heylighen, Francis . “What makes a meme successful? Selection Criteria for Cultural Evolution.” Proc. 16th Int. Congress on Cybernetics. Namur: Association Internat. de Cybernétique. 1998.
- James, William. “Great Men and their Environment.” Atlantic Monthly. 46. 1880.
- Wilkins, John S. “What's in a Meme? Reflections From the Perspective of the History and Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology.” Journal of Memetics. 2,1, 1998.