Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History of Science Research Guide

A guide to help locate resources in the field of History of Science, with special emphasis on UIUC collections

Suggested Starting Points

Basic Background Information

When developing a research topic, or if you're new to the topic you're researching, get started using the following specialized reference books. Find additional relevant readings by consulting bibliographies and citations listed in these works. All are available online as eBooks for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign affiliates.

Scholarly Literature

Get a broad survey of current scholarship in the history of science, technology, and medicine with the following research tools.