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History : Science & Medicine: Articles

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for the history of science and medicine.

Find History of Science & Medicine Articles


History of Science, Technology & Medicine is the best database to use when looking for academic journal articles, as well as books and chapters, dealing with the history of medicine and science.

Search History of Science, Technology & Medicine


Link your search terms using the AND connector. For example: smallpox and vaccination and britain. On the search results screen, use the options on the left toolbar to narrow your search results. To find the fulltext of the article (if not provided directly in the database), click on the "Check for Full Text" button and work your way through the screens. Not all articles will be online, some may only be in print, others may not be available at the UW. Articles from journals which the UW does not own can be requested via Interlibrary loan.

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