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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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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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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Ordering the Discipline

This past week the journal Isis published a symposium that I organized entitled “Ordering the Discipline: Classification in the History of Science.” The five articles in this symposium are all part of the Focus Section, which you can access through the Isis table of contents. By a standing agreement with the History of Science Society, the University of Chicago Press […]

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