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History of Science

This guide will help you find resources on the history of science.

About this Guide

Kepler-Cosmographicum--Wikimedia-Commons

This guide includes major databases to help you find what you need.
Use the tabs to find background, articles, books, etc.

A quick note about the categories:

  • Background Information includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources, statistics & data, and other kinds of information that will give you an overview or context.
  • Class guides will lead you to library guides created specifically for this subject.

 

Image credit:  from Francis Rolt-Wheeler's The Science-History of the Universe, 1910, pg. 113.  Public domain.  Image courtesy of Sue Clark and Wikimedia Commons.

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