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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Pandemics Issue Receives $10,000 Award

The editors of the IsisCB Special Issue on Pandemics, Stephen Weldon and Neeraja Sankaran, have received a $10,000 award from the University of Oklahoma’s Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts seed grant program. The grant will help us complete the labor intensive work of entering citation data and editing articles written for a new-format research tool: “a narrated repository of bibliographical […]

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Pandemics in South East Asia

The first bibliographical essay in our Pandemics series has arrived: Vivek Neelakantan’s very interesting “History of Pandemics in Southeast Asia: A Return of National Anxieties? “ and his bibliography. The article pioneers our experimental “early release and open review” process that allows us to post the first version of Neelakantan’s article and bibliography while it is being reviewed. You can […]

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Introducing Julia Damerow

Today, I want to introduce another member of the IsisCB team: Julia Damerow, the programmer in charge of developing the code for the Explore service. Julia started working on the IsisCB project in the late summer of 2015, when I contracted the consulting firm A Place Called Up to build the system that would manage the Isis Bibliography data. She […]

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Recent News — July 2017

There have been a number of changes in the IsisCB since last fall. It will be easiest to simply enumerate them and provide a short description. First, the 2016 Isis Current Bibliography was published this past month. It is smaller than normal because we have had to build an entirely new curation interface to go with the Explore platform. The […]

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