Tuesday, 13 January 2009

New reference e-book

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

This comprehensive eBook includes the complete text of the 18-volume original Dictionary of Scientific Biography, published by Charles Scribner's Sons, plus the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, to form the online equivalent of a 26-volume reference source containing biographies of mathematicians and natural scientists from all countries and from all historical periods.

Available at http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cambuni both on and off campus (requires Raven password off-campus). Follow the link to Gale Virtual Reference Library => Science

  • Complete Dictionary of Scientific BiographyComplete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
    Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.