Subject guide for Science Studies

Introduction

On this page you will find a selection of resources concerning history of science studies.

You are welcome to contact the subject editor in case you need help, or if you have suggestions for additional information for the page.

Good places to start - key sources

Article databases

  • Web of Science
    Reference and citation database. Covers all research areas but is best suited for science and health sciences. Time period: 1900 - . 
  • Scopus
    Reference and citation database. Covers all research areas but is best suited for science and health sciences. Time period: 1960 – (full indexing from 1996).
  • Proquest
    Collection of databases.

Biographies

Early printed works

  • Eebo  
    Early English books online. Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.
  • Early European Books 
    Printed sources to 1700.
  • Europeana
    Multi-lingual online collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections.
  • Gallica
    Digital library of the Bibliotheque nationale de France.

Dictionaries

  • Ordbogen.com
    Danish dictionary website with 28 different dictionaries including a Danish/English/Danish dictionary.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Online dictionary. English-English. © 2016 Oxford University Press.
  • Gyldendals røde ordbøger
    Danish dictionary website with 20 different dictionaries 
  • Dansk Sprognævn
    Website from the Danish Language Council. Contains different tools on the Danish language and grammar.
  • Den Danske Ordbog
    Dictionary on the modern Danish Language. Published by det Danske sprog- og litteraturselskab.
  • Google Translate
    Translation tool. Machine-generated translations, many different languages and alphabets.
  • AU oversættelse og sprog
    AU’s Dictionary, Translate and English style guide.

Access from home

  • VPN-remote.au.dk
    Guides to installation of AU-ACCESS.
  • Via AU Library
    Info on remote access to the library resources via WAYF, AU Library and VPN.

Newspaper and media

  • Infomedia
    A large database that comprises articles from Danish daily newspapers as well as a wide range of periodicals, local papers, etc.

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