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Scientist Biographies

Internet Sites

4,000 Years of Women in Science
Sponsored by the University of Alabama, this site provides brief biographies, some with pictures, of women in the sciences from past and present. The site can be searched alphabetically by name, by scientific field or by date.
Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
This encyclopedia compiled by Eric Weisstein, PhD, includes brief biographical information on scientists from past and present in all fields. Some entries include a photograph.
Library Of Congress: African Americans In Science and Technology
By accessing this site, hosted by the Library Of Congress, you will be linked to an excellent wealth of sources and information on African Americans in Science and Technology.

Books

American Men and Women of Science  : a biographical directory of today's leaders in physical, biological and related sciences
   
20th edition

Directory of living scientists in the United States and Canada.
Call Number: XQ141.A472q

Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science & Technology  : the lives and achievements of 1510 great scientists from Ancient times to the present, chronologically arranged
   
Second revised edition
Asimov, Isaac

Call Number: XQ141.A741982
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Databases

Biography and Genealogy Master Index (BGMI)
The Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a comprehensive index to more than 10 million biographical sketches in over 1000 current and retrospective biographical dictionaries, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world. Each citation sites the name, birth, and death dates as well as a complete citation for all references.

maintained by the staff of the Business, Science & Technology Department, State Library Resource Center, Enoch Pratt Free Library

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