Category Archives: Class aids

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Wikipedia in the Classroom

Guest post by John Stewart John’s twitter is jstew511. Come to the brown-bag discussion Friday 8/30 at noon in the Collections (calendar). Galileo’s signature on this collection’s copy of the Sidereus Nuncius serves as the banner for this blog. If … Continue reading

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BL5 Calendar

Wish to schedule a tour, class visit or special event? The Visit Us page provides contact information and directions. To request a tour or to reserve the Harlow Room, the Gaylord Room, or the Exhibit Hall, consult with Outreach Coordinator … Continue reading

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History of Science Lib-Guides

Two online guides for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine, prepared by Librarian JoAnn Palmeri, are now available on the OU library website: “History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Guide to Searching” “History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Guide … Continue reading

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Harlow Room logistics

The James G. Harlow, Jr. Room is located within the History of Science Collections on the 5th floor of Bizzell Memorial Library. The Harlow Room offers an attractive venue for colloquia, special events and classes using rare books from the … Continue reading

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B.A. History of Science, Technology and Medicine

The Department of the History of Science is pleased to announce a new undergraduate major! Department of the History of Science B.A. History of Science, Technology and Medicine degree checksheet history of science undergrads @ ou hsci/med/tech undergrads & alumni … Continue reading

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Ebooks

The New Yorker, May 7, 2012 The OU History of Science Collections are making available, through the efforts of Robert D. Cody, enhanced ePub versions of historic texts in geology, including works by Hutton, Playfair, Smith, Lyell, Darwin and others. … Continue reading

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Tips for students meeting in the Harlow Room

Are you looking for your history of science class in the library? Is it held in the History of Science Collections? Here are some things you should know: 1. The History of Science Collections are located in Bizzell Library (BL), … Continue reading

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Fall 2010 course flyers

Fall 2010 course flyers available here.

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Reference Resources

Using Reference Sources for History of Science Research Whether you are just beginning to explore research topics or you are conducting advanced study in the history of science, technology, or medicine, we have a wide variety of reference sources to … Continue reading

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Wikipedia: Ready reference vs. Research literature

Why do we use Wikipedia? Should you? In this blog we frequently link to Wikipedia for background information on an author or topic in the history of science. This practice is subject to some controversy, so this post will explain … Continue reading

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Bibliography for the History of Science, Part 1: Basic use

To find information related to the history of science in a wide variety of academic journals and monographs, consult the Isis Bibliography for the History of Science. This remarkable project is sponsored by the international History of Science Society and … Continue reading

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Drawing perspective

Welcome to the blog of the History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries. This blog will keep you informed about special events, current exhibits, research tips, who we are, images recently digitized, recent acquisitions, archives, manuscripts, photographs, … Continue reading

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