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History of Science and Technology

Dictionary of the History of Science

Bynum, W. F.. (Princeton University Press, 1981)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 125 .B98

American Men & Women of Science

(Bowker, 1989-)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 141 .A47p

This has been published since 1906, and has recorded the careers of thousands of scientists and engineers. Information given is related to the individual's career and inclusion is limited to those who have made significant contributions to their field. Editions 1-11 are known under the title American Men of Science.

Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology: the lives and achievements of 1510 great scientists from ancient times to the present chronologically arranged. 2nd. ed. rev.

Asimov, Isaac. (Doubleday, 1982)
McNichols Campus Library
Ref Q 141 .A74 1982

The title explains the content. Written in an informal style, it starts at Imhotep and ends with Hawking. The index is located at the front of the book, and the numbers refer to entries not pages.

Blacks in Science and Medicine

Sammons, Vivian. (Hemisphere Publications, 1990)
McNichols Campus Library
Ref Q 141 .B58 1990

A listing of 1500 individuals alphabetical by name. Information included: birth and death dates, major specialites, education and organizational affiliations. References.

Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Gillispie, Charles Coulston. ed.. (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970)
McNichols Campus Library
Ref Q 141 .D5

Scientists from classical antiquity to modern times. Some articles have extensive bibliographies of orginal and secondary works.

Breakthroughs: a chronology of great acheivements in science and mathematics, 1200-1930.

Parkinson, Claire L. (G.K. Hall & Co., 1985)
McNichols Campus Library
Ref Q 125 .P327 1985

'A chronology of scientific discovery' in concise statements on events of accomplishments contributing to the development of Western science; also included are older ideas which were influencial.

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