Three important databases for research in History.
America: History and Life
Indexes over 2,000 journals published worldwide on the history of the US and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes all key English-language historical journals; selected historical journals from major countries, state, and local history journals; and a targeted selection of hundreds of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
Indexes over 2,000 journals, as well as historical book reviews and dissertations, published worldwide about all aspects of world history (excluding US and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Includes over 1000 scholarly journals with access to more than 2 million articles. JSTOR does not include the most recent 3-5 years of the journals.
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine database
This database lists secondary sources on the history of science, technology, and medicine. To read the articles, use the UC eLinks button.
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Articles on the history of agriculture, biology, construction, chemistry, energy, engineering, geology, linguistics, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, social sciences, town planning, transport engineering, and zoology.
History of Science Secondary Source
Isis Current Bibliography ("Isis CB")* Updated annually in the journal Isis.* Entire bibliography available for free via WorldCat (www.worldcat.org). Just include "xisi2" in your search terms (e.g., "eugenics xisi2").* Searchable for a fee through the HSTM database (see below)* Excellent selection of published monographs, articles, and other sources in the history of science, technology, and medicine (most content related to science).HSTM ("HistSciTecMed") Database* Powerful search front-end for the following bibliographies: Isis CB (1974-present), Italian Bibliography of the History of Science (1982-present), Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (1987-present), and the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine (1991-2004).* Moderate learning curve. Effective searching requires learning HSTM's thesaurus of subjects and terms. For more information, see "Isis Currently Bibliography in the History of Science" at http://www.ou.edu/cas/hsci/isis/website/ and Weldon et. al., and "Searching Smartly in the HistSciTechMed Database" at http://www.hssonline.org/publications/Newsletter2010/April-searching-smartly.html.
Last Update: December 20, 2012 12:07