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Article Databases and Indexes
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles
Catalogs and Bibliographies
General Reference Sources
A "collection of 631 detailed biographies on members of the scientific community during the 16th and 17th centuries with vital facts about each individual and their contributions to science."
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented. 2008
Provides over 1000 biographies of mathematicians, 200 of which are quite detailed.
Open Access Resources
The Gallica is the digital library of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France (BnF). Types of works included are: Books; Manuscripts; Maps; Imagery; Journals, Newspapers, and Magazines; Sound Recordings; Sheet; Objects; and Videos. Themes include: Arts, entertainment, sports; Law, economics; History; Literature; and Science. Geographic areas include: France; Africa; Americas; Asia; and Europe.
Style Manuals and Writing Guides
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).
The standard work and most comprehensive of the style manuals. All chapters are written for the electronic age, with advice on how to prepare and edit manuscripts online, handle copyright and permissions issues raised by new technologies, use the latest methods of preparing mathematical copy, and cite electronic and online sources.