History of Science and Technology: A Sampler of Centers and Collections of Distinction
Cynthia A. Steinke
Haworth Press, 1994 - Education - 124 pages
Here is a sampling of distinguished centers and library collections devoted to the history of science and technology. This history has had a dynamic and rapid period of growth since World War II and has become a respected, full-fledged interdisciplinary field in its own right. History of Science and Technology acquaints readers with a number of organizations and centers and illustrates the variety of collections and information services available to support this growing discipline.In addition to providing details about selected individual collections and centers devoted to the history of sciences, the book introduces science librarians and other librarians interested in the history of science to the variety and richness available in libraries, archives, and museums where these collections are being developed and made available for scholars. Chapters cover a variety of institutions, describing:
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