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History, sociology and philosophy of science
Photographic portrait of Charles Darwin. Elliott and Fry.
The history of technology covers the following fields:
Both the Reference library and the Research library hold reference works in all the areas referred to above, such as encyclopedias, works summarizing the history of science, biographical dictionaries – and in particular the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, specialist bibliographies, and catalogs.
Both summary works and more in-depth studies are available for each scientific discipline over a given period. There are also scientists’ corpora – collections of material associated with a scholar – consisting of the works of that scholar and material associated with him or her: critical studies, biographies, etc.
Monday, February 7, 2011