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


De humani corporis fabrica libri septem Vesalius (1543)

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Starting Points: Books & eBooks

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See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.

  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic. For example: world war 1914 venereal disease history
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations. For example: "cosmic noise a history".
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations. For example: "hevly bruce"

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on the history of medicine & science. Additional research databases are listed under Articles

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with the history of medicine and science. Additional sources are listed under the various Primary Sources sections of this guide.

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