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History of Science & Technology

Article Searching: Secondary Sources - Databases & Journals

Science, as the term is now generally understood, was not widely used until well into the 17th century. For earlier works on the investigation of the nature, composition, and processes of the world, use "Natural Philosophy" as a subject term. 


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The two primary journals of the History of Science Society are Isis and Osiris, both current and archived content is available:

ISIS: A journal of the History of Science Society [all issues 1913- ]
OSIRIS [all issues 1939-]

The primary journal of the Society for the History of Technology is Technology & Culture,  all content is available:

Technology and Culture [current issues 1998-] , Technology and Culture [1959-1998]


The American Mathematics Society publishes multiple journals of interest; for the history of mathematics in America , there's an open access book series: