The 2022 Isis Current Bibliography

A PDF of the 2022 Isis Current Bibliography can be downloaded at the Isis journal website here. This year it contains nearly 4100 classified entries and 900 reviewed books. Once again, I want to acknowledge the work of several of my contributing editors, namely, Bruce Seely, the bibliographer for Technology and Culture, and Francesco Luzzini, our Italian language source bibliographer. […]

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IsisCB Explore gets a major upgrade!

IsisCB Explore has a new updated interface with a sleeker design and a suite of new functions … and we have finally removed the beta from our logo! With the new IsisCB Explore, you have a powerful research tool at your fingertips, one that opens up the field of history of science, technology, and medicine in unparalleled ways. All the while, […]

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2021 Isis Current Bibliography

A PDF of the 2021 Isis Current Bibliography can be downloaded at the Isis journal website here. This year it contains over 4300 classified entries, and over 1500 reviewed books. Once again, I want to acknowledge the work of several of my contributing editors, namely, Bruce Seely, the bibliographer for Technology and Culture, and Francesco Luzzini, our Italian language source […]

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2020 Isis Current Bibliography

A PDF of the 2020 Isis Current Bibliography can be downloaded at the Isis journal website here. This year it contains over 4800 classified entries, the largest number of entries ever compiled for an annual bibliography. This was in large part due to our ability to collaborate so well with others. Among the contributing editors that you see listed on […]

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2019 Isis Current Bibliography

The 2019 issue of the Isis Current Bibliography is available at https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/isis/2019/110/S1. The bibliographical essay on archeaoastronomy is by one of our Contributing Editors, Luís Tirapicos. You can find his essay also at https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/707594. In addition to this essay and the 2019 Bibliography, there is a letter to the editor by Marco Beretta contesting some of the claims by Francesco […]

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2018 Isis Current Bibliography

The new 2018 issue of the Isis Current Bibliography is now available. You can find it here: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/isis/2018/109/S1. This year the format has been changed to make room for a bibliographical essay. Francesco Luzzini, one of the IsisCB Contributing Editors, has written this inaugural piece on Italian language bibliography; be sure to read this interesting study, “Bibliographical Distortions, Distortive Habits” […]

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Survey on Digital Scholarship

If you are a scholar, teacher, librarian, curator, or other interested researcher working in history of science, we would like your opinions on a survey about digital scholarship in history of science. I especially encourage people who are not affiliated with the History of Science Society and scholars and others from outside of North America. The goal is to understand […]

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Call for Citations — We accept all formats

If you have citations that you think should be in the IsisCB, please send them to us in any format: email text, CV, or any standard electronic bibliographic file (Zotero RDF preferred). Send records to isisbibliography@gmail.com. We are humans! So as long as you use a bibliographic standard that we can recognize, we can put it in correctly. All languages are welcome, […]

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Neu-Whitrow Prize 2017 Announced by the Commission on Bibliography and Documentation

This past summer, the Commission on Bibliography and Documentation announced that it will award a second Neu-Whitrow Prize in 2017 for a scholar who produces “the most innovative research tool for managing, documenting and analyzing sources in the history of science and technology.” Originally called the Neu-Whitrow Bibliography Prize, the award was created in honor of the bibliographers John Neu […]

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Grants to attend THATCampHSS 2015!

The IsisCB is providing grants to help anyone needing financial assistance to attend this year’s THATCampHSS in San Francisco. With the grant, THATCampers will only have to pay $50 (for a shared room) or $100 (for a single room) for the Wednesday night stay. This is a great price to stay at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in the middle […]

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