Scientific Biography Web Resources

 

 

Academy of Achievement

http://www.achievement.org

 

AlanTuring.net

The Turing Archive for the History of Computing

http://www.alanturing.net

 

Albert Einstein and the World

http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/exhibits/einstein

 

Andreas Vesalius

De Humani Corporis Fabrica

http://vesalius.northwestern.edu

 

Anthropology Biography Web

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/biography

 

Biographies of Women Mathematicians

http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm

 

Breaking Through

A Century of Physics at Berkeley

Bancroft Library

http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/Exhibits/physics

 

Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778)

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/linnaeus.html

 

Catalog of the Scientific Community in the 16th and 17th Centuries

http://galileo.rice.edu/lib/catalog.html

 

Celebrating Women’s Achievements

Library and Archives Canada

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/women

 

The Center for History of Physics

http://www.aip.org/history

 

A Century of Physics

The American Physical Society

http://timeline.aps.org/APS

 

ChemDex

http://www.chemdex.org

 

Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

University of Cambridge

http://darwin-online.org.uk

 

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics

http://cwp.library.ucla.edu

 

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

http://www.distinguishedwomen.com

 

Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/epact

(Click Makers and proceed.)

 

Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

http://photos.aip.org

 

Energy Quest

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov

 

Eric Weisstein’s World of Science

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com

 

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

http://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html

 

The Galileo Project

http://galileo.rice.edu

 

Findings

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings

 

4000 Years of Women in Science

http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/4000WS.html

 

Her Lab in Your Life

Women in Chemistry

http://www.chemheritage.org/women_chemistry

 

The Heart of the Matter

Inside CERN, The World’s Largest Particle Accelerator

http://www.exploratorium.edu/origins/cern

 

Human Intelligence

http://www.indiana.edu/~intell

 

iCivil Engineer

The Internet for Civil Engineers

http://www.icivilengineer.com/News/wtc.php

 

Invention Dimension

http://web.mit.edu/invent

 

John Snow

Department of Epidemiology

UCLA School of Public Health

http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow.html

 

The Lehmers at Berkeley

http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/Exhibits/Math

 

Leonardo da Vinci

http://www.mos.org/leonardo

 

Lives, the Biography Resource

http://amillionlives.com

 

Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/mead

 

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora

http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/madlinks.html

 

MedHist

http://www.medhist.ac.uk

 

Memorable Canadians

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/8/2/index-e.html

 

National Inventors Hall of Fame

http://www.invent.org

 

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Literature

 

National Historic Chemical Landmarks

http://center.acs.org/landmarks

 

Nobel Laureates

Berkeley Lab

http://www.lbl.gov/LBL-PID/Nobel-laureates.html

 

NobelPrize.org

http://nobelprize.org

 

Nuclear Files.org

http://www.nuclearfiles.org

 

PAM  Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA)

http://units.sla.org/division/dpam

(See the Subject Specific Resources Section.)

 

People and Discoveries

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank

 

Profiles in Science

http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov

 

PubMed

http://www.pubmed.gov

 

Re-living the Wright Way

http://wright.nasa.gov

 

Science.ca

The Best Source for Canadian Science

http://www.science.ca

 

Science.gov

FirstGov for Science

http://science.gov

 

Selected Internet Resources in Science and Technology

Science Reference Services

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/resources.html

 

Science NetWatch

http://www.sciencemag.org/netwatch

 

Scirus

http://scirus.com

 

Strange Science

The Rocky Road to Modern Paleontology and Biology

http://www.strangescience.net

 

United States Patent & Trademark Office

http://www.uspto.gov

 

Visible Proofs

Forensic Views of the Body

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/visibleproofs/galleries/media/index.html

 

A Walk through Time

The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages

http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html

 

Who Named It

http://www.whonamedit.com

 

Women of the Century

100 Years of American Heroes

http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures/womenofthecentury/phenomenalwomen/index.html

 

Women Mathematicians

http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm

 

 

 

Prepared by Caroline Geck, Kean University Librarian

 

February 16, 2007