Bibliographies of Secondary Sources

General Sources

Bibliography, 1998- . In: Public understanding of science, 1992- .
LOCATION: McKay Applied Sci: Journal (1999- )
LOCATION: Widener: WID-LC Q225.P8

Books, articles, and Internet resources on science, health and technology in public attitudes, educational institutions (especially museums, zoos, etc.), and mass and interactive media.

Bibliography of the History of Australian Science, 1981- . In: Historical Records of Australian Science.

Brush, S. G. 1988. The History of Modern Science: A Guide to the Second Scientific Revolution, 1800-1950. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 544 pp.

Chubin, D. E. 1983. Sociology of Sciences: An Annotated Bibliography on Invisible Colleges, 1972-1981. NY: Garland Pub., 202 pp.

Annotated citations arranged under broad headings with author index.

Cohen, M. L., N. Ronen and J. Stepan. 1980. Law & Science: A Selected Bibliography. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 155 pp. Not at Harvard

Corsi, P. and P. Weindling, eds. 1983. Information Sources in the History of Science and Medicine. London: Butterworth, 531 pp. [Bibliographical essays]

Crombie, A. C. 1994. Styles of Scientific Thinking in the European Tradition: The History of Argument and Explanation Especially in the Mathematical and Biomedical Sciences and Arts. 3 v. London: Duckworth.

Bibliography. II. Studies (v. 3, pp. 1960-2419): massive list of secondary sources.

Durbin, P. T., ed. 1980. A Guide to the Culture of Science, Technology, and Medicine. NY: Free Press; London: Collier Macmillan, 723 pp.

Review essays and bibliographies on:
  • History of science
  • History of technology
  • History of medicine
  • Philosophy of science: historical, social, and value aspects
  • Philosophy of technology
  • Philosophy of medicine
  • Sociology of science and technology
  • Medical sociology and science and technology in medicine
  • Science policy studies

Elliott, C. A. 1985. Bibliographies, reference works, and archives. Pp. 295-310 in Historical Writing on American Science: Perspectives and Prospects. Ed. by S. G. Kohlstedt & M. W. Rossiter. Osiris, v. 1 (new series), 321 pp. Reissued by Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

Hahn, R. 1980. A Bibliography of Quantitative Studies on Science and its History. Berkeley: Office for History of Science and Technology, University of California (Berkeley Papers in History of Science 3), 84 pp.

Jayawardene, S. A. 1996. Bibliographies of the history of science, technology, and medicine: A checklist. Pp. 337-374 in R. Franci et al., eds. Itinera mathematica: studi in onore di Gino Arrighi per il suo 90 compleanno. Siena: Centro studi sulla matematica medievale, Univerisita di Siena, 429 pp.

Jayawardene, S. A. 1996. The Scientific Revolution: An Annotated Bibliography. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press, 383 pp.

John Crerar Library. 1902. List of Bibliographies of Special Subjects. Chicago, 504 pp.

Jones, W. E., S. Okasha and W. H. Newton-Smith. 1998. A Selective Bibliography of the Philosophy of Science. (Study aids, vol. 2). New ed. Oxford [England]: Sub-faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University, 75 pp.

List by subject, not indexed.

Josephson, A. G. S. 1911. A List of Books on the History of Science. Chicago: John Crerar Library, 297 pp. Supplements 1, 2. 1917, 1945. Reprint, NY: Kraus, 1966, 1967.

Malclès, L. -N. 1958. Les sources du travail bibliographique. T. III. Bibliographies spécialisées (sciences exactes et techniques). Genève: E. Droz; Paris: Minard.

Maurer, M. 1993. Frauenforschung in Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin: Dokumentation und Bibliographie: Literatur, Zeitschriften, Adressen. (Reihe Dokumentation/Wiener Frauenverlag, Bd. 6) Wien: Wiener Frauenverlag, 650 pp.

World literature listed by subject, unannotated, indexed.

Miller, G. L. 1992. The History of Science: An Annotated Bibliography. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 193 pp.

Ogilvie, M. B. 1996. Women and Science: An Annotated Bibliography. NY: Garland Publishing, 556 pp.

Rider, K. J. 1970. History of Science and Technology: A Select Bibliography for Students. 2nd ed. London: Library Association, 75 pp.

Rivers, W. 1999. Studies in the history of business and technical writing: a bibliographical essay. Pp. 249-307 in Three Keys to the Past: The History of Technical Communication, ed. by T. C. Kynell and M. G. Moran. Stamford, CT: Ablex Pub. Corp., 320 pp.

Russo, F. 1969. Elements de bibliographie de l'histoire des sciences et des techniques. Paris: Hermann, 214 pp.

Sarton, G. 1952. Horus: A Guide to the History of Science. A First Guide for the Study of the History of Science with Introductory Essays on Science and Tradition. Waltham, MA: Chronica Botanica; NY: Ronald Press Co., 316 pp.

Schatzberg, W., R. A. Waite, J. K. Johnson, eds. 1987. The Relations of Literature and Science: An Annotated Bibliography of Scholarship, 1880-1980. NY: Modern Language Association of America, 458 pp.
--Includes the annual bibliographies of the Division on Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association of America, 1939-1980.
--Continued in:
Publication of the Society for Literature and Science: PSLS, 1984-88.
LOCATION: Not held at Harvard or nearby.
--Further continued in:
Configurations, 1993- . Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press for the Society for Literature and Science.

Thornton, J. L., ed. by A. Hunter. 2000. Thornton and Tully's Scientific Books, Libraries, and Collectors: A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to the History of Science. 4th ed. Aldershot; Brookfield, VT : Ashgate, 405 pp.

Weisbard, P. H. & R. Apple, eds. 1993. The History of Women and Science, Health, and Technology: A Bibliographic Guide to the Professions and the Disciplines. 2nd ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian, 100 pp. Also in: Women's Resources International [CD-ROM]. 1996. Baltimore, MD: National Information Services Corp.

Weiss, B. 1990. Wie finde ich Literatur zur Geschichte der Naturwissenschaft und Technik. 2nd ed. Berlin: Verlag Arno Spitz, 454 pp.

Weisz, D. and C. E. Kruytbosch. 1982. Studies of Scientific Disciplines: An Annotated Bibliography. (NSF, 83-7) Washington, DC: National Science Foundation, 185 pp.

Science (General): Bibliographies of Secondary Sources - Serial bibliographies and indexes to current publications - General

Francis bulletin signalétique. 522. Histoire des sciences et techniques. 1991- . Nancy: Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique, C.N.R.S. Preceded by Bulletin analytique, philosophie, 1947-1955; Bulletin signalétique. C (19-24) Sciences humaines. Extrait de histoire des sciences et techniques. 1956-60; Bulletin signalétique. 22. Histoire des sciences et techniques. 1961-68; Bulletin signalétique. 522. Histoire des sciences et techniques. 1969-90. Paris: C.N.R.S.

Now available only online as FRANCIS or as a CD-ROM (1984- ).

Mitteilungen zur Geschichte der Medizin, der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik, 1902-41. Leipzig: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Geschichte der Medizin, Naturwissenschaft und Technik. Technik added in 1932.

Continued by: Artelt, W. & J. Steudel, eds. 1953, 1966. Index zur Geschichte der Medizin, Naturwissenschaft und Technik. 2 v. Munchen, Urban & Schwarzenberg. Reprint, Wurzburg: Journalfranz A. Liebing, 1966-67, 2 v. [V. 1, ed. by Artelt, covers 1945-48; v. 2, by Steudel, covers 1949-52. Title of v. 2 changed to Index zur Geschichte der Medizin und Biologie.]

Notes bibliographiques, 1946-82. Bruxelles: Comité Belge d'Histoire des Sciences.

Cumulated in Notes bibliographiques. Repertoire cumulatif. Ser. 1/71- ; 1946-68, ed. by R. Calcoen. Continued in Technologia (1982- ).

Science (General): Bibliographies of Secondary Sources - National/regional Focus


Europe (Continental)

Barvíková, H. & M. Hrochová. 1981, 1989. Czechoslovak History of Science: Selected Bibliography. Prague: Institute of Czechoslovak and General History (Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum, 15 (1970-1980); 22 (1980-1988)).

Fahrenbach, S. & E. Rohde. 1985. Auswahlbibliographie zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte in der deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Rostock: Universitätsbibliothek der Wilhelm-Pieck-Universität (Veröffentlichungen der Universitätsbibliothek Rostock 80), 44 pp. Not at Harvard

Fichtner, G., ed. 1981, 1987. Index wissenschaftshistorischer Dissertationen (IWD). Nr. 1, 1970-1980; Nr. 2, 1981-1986. Tubingen: Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, 1981, 1987. [Published with Laufende wissenschaftshistorischer Dissertationen (IWD), 1 & 2]

Salimbeni, S. & C. Franco. 1983. Studi di storia della scienza publicati in Italia: Informazione bibliografica. Firenze: Expolibro, 62 pp. Not at Harvard

Stoffel, J. -F. 1991. L'histoire des sciences et des techniques, la philosophie des sciences dans La Recherche, Pour la Science, Revue d'Histoire des Sciences, Revue des Questions Scientifiques, 1937-1990: Bibliographie. Bruxelles: Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Centre d'Histoire Contemporaine, 413 pp. Not at Harvard

Europe (Continental) - Serial bibliographies and indexes to current publications

Bibliografia Biezaca Historii Nauki i Techniki. Supplement to Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki. Warsaw: Polska Akademia Nauk, 1971- .

Bibliografiá histórica sobre la ciencia y la tecnica en España. In: Asclepio: Revista de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia.

Annual, includes medicine.

Elena, A. & A. Martinez-Albertos. 1989- . Bibliografia espanola de historia de la ciencia y de la tecnologia (B.E.H.C.Y.T.). Madrid: Ediciones de la Universidad Autonoma (Coleccion Cuadernos de Apoyo. Serie B, v. 1 (for 1988), 6 (for 1989)) [Annual bibliography]


Maichel, K. 1967. Science, Technology and Medicine. V. 5 in Guide to Russian Reference Books. (Hoover Institution bibliographical series, 32). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, 384 pp.

Useful guide to the complex Russian reference literature.

Russia - Serial bibliographies and indexes to current publications

Istoriia estestvoznaniia: literatura opublikovannaia v SSSR. Moscow: Nauka, 1947- . [Classified bibliography history of science in Russian. Covers 1917- .]

Novaia literatura po sotsial'nym i gumanitarnym naukam: naukovedenie. Moscow: INION, 1992- .

Continues: Novaia sovetskaia literatura po obshchestvennym naukam: naukovedenie: bibliograficheskii ukazatel', 1976-91; which continued: Novaia sovetskaia literatura o obshchestvennym nauke i nauchno-issledovatel'skoi rabote v SSSR: bibliograficheskii ukazatel', 1947-75. Moskva: Akademiia nauk SSSR, In-t nauch. informatsii po obshchestvennym naukam.

United Kingdom

Eisen, S. & B. V. Lightman. 1984. Victorian Science and Religion: A Bibliography with Emphasis on Evolution, Belief, and Unbelief, Comprised of Works Published from c. 1900 - 1975. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 696 pp.

List of Theses in History of Science in British Universities in Progress or Recently Completed. London: British Society for the History of Science, 1970- .

United States/Canada

Black, G. W., Jr. 1979. American Science and Technology: A Bicentennial Bibliography. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 170 pp. [Items published in 1976]

Elliott, C. A. History of Science in the United States: Research Aids for the Nineteenth Century.

Harkanyi, K. 1990. The Natural Sciences and American Scientists in the Revolutionary Era: A Bibliography. NY: Greenwood Press, 510 pp.

Roos, A. E. 1995. A Bibliography of the History of Canadian Science and Technology. Ottawa: Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association, 272 pp.

Rothenberg, M. 1982, 1993. The History of Science and Technology in the United States: A Critical and Selective Bibliography. 2 v. NY: Garland. [Emphasis on post-1940 publications. Volume 2 covers publications from 1980-1987]