Several years ago I had a vague interest in looking up the history of women in science.
I don't think I ever had any particular notes, but I'll drop a page here just in case.
See also Genius women.
Dictionary of Scientific Biography - (1970 book)
- Charles Scribner's Sons (16 volumes + 2 supplementary in 1990)
- library code [R 509 DIC (squiggly) 1]
- impersonal, non-biographical, referential -> cites!
- omits technology, medicine, behavioural/social sciences, philosophy
-- unless intrinsically related to the sciences of nature or to mathematics
- organized by person, not subject
New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, 2008
- library codes [R REF 509.22 NEW 2008 VOL.1]
- Charles Scribner's Sons
- ISBN 10: 0684315599
- ISBN 13: 9780684315591
- follows the original editorial policy - natural and formal sciences
- does not aspire to completeness, only significance
- has more research on women in science
- philosophy of science and influences on scientific thought