History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

Historical Business Periodicals

By Array on July 31, 2018

This collection contains Advertising Periodicals, 1815-1888 featuring periodicals that were primarily used as advertising vehicles for businesses and industries, including medicine, fashion, business, industry, agriculture, and others in the 19th century, and Business and General Education Period...

History of Science and Medicine Periodicals

By Array on July 31, 2018

Collection includes Alternative Medicine and Health Periodicals, 1810-1877 that cover the concept of healthy living and alternative medicine exploring such movements as electrology, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, magnetism, phrenology, and Thomsonian medicine in the 19th century. Also includes America...

News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, June-July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

Farewell and thanks! This is probably my last post on this blog. Retirement will be a new chapter for me; I’m not entirely sure what it will hold yet but I’m looking forward to finding out! It has been delightful learning about history of science scholarship and teaching at Washington...

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Acquisitions for history of science, medicine & technology, June-July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 27, 2018

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books ordered by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so...

Agriculture Periodicals Collection

By Array on July 26, 2018

This collection contains periodicals on farming-related activities and technologies in various parts of the United States from late 18th century to 19th century such as Agricultural Periodicals from the Northeastern US, 1789-1879, Agricultural Periodicals from the Southern, Midwestern, and Wester...

Ovid databases, ebook and ejournals now available

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

Starting July 1, 2018, Ovid will no longer require a Username and Password to access and will be available to all WU users. In addition to databases (Ovid Medline and Health and Psychosocial Instruments), it will include over 1000 fulltext ebooks and over 500 fulltext ejournals. Many thanks to Be...

News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, April – May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2018

New Digital Collection Online From the Library of Congress: The Papers of Benjamin Franklin. In case you missed it in The Source: Washington People: Rebecca Messbarger ‘Why study medical humanities?’ Announcing Full Text Search on BHL!. I find that older articles and chapters are not ...

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Acquisitions for history of science, medicine & technology, April-May 2018

By Ruth Lewis on May 30, 2018

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books ordered by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so...