History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

A Revolutionary Encyclopedia

By Rose Miyatsu on November 14, 2017

Diderot’s Famous Encyclopedia The Encyclopédie, Ou Dictionnaire Raisonné Des Sciences, Des Arts Et Des Métiers, often referred to simply as Encyclopédie or Diderot’s Encyclopedia, is a twenty-eight volume reference book published between 1751 and 1772 by André Le Breton and edited by transl...


By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...


History of Science, July 2017 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

History of Science, July 2017 | Best Sellers, October 2016 to July 27, 2017 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies where available. How To Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS France, David Alfred A. Knopf 2016. I...

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, UMSL, September 28-29

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2017

Keynotes, program and preregistration are now available for Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, a St. Louis regional conference, Sept. 28-29, 2017. “FTTC is an annual two-day regional conference held on the UMSL campus that hosts faculty, staff, and students from universities, c...