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Science (multidisciplinary and technology): A Guide to Web Resources

Starting Points, Subject Collections, & Metasites

ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online)

ECHO is a gateway to sites concerned with the history of science, technology, and industry. It can be browsed by broad subject field, historic period, or content, and there is a keyword search function.


The Physical Sciences Information Gateway is an annotated directory of Internet resources for the physical sciences, including science history. It is searchable and browsable.

This site provides access to U.S. government resources related to science and technology. features simple search, advanced search, and browse capabilities. Since this site searches government agency online catalogs, the full text of some of the resources may not be accessible.  Spanish version of 

The Virtual Library: Science

Expert volunteers compile quality links in biosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine and health sciences, physical sciences, and science activities

WorldWideScience is a search engine and gateway to global science and technology resources. It accesses national portals such as Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI), DEFF Research Database (Denmark), J-STAGE (Japan),, and Scientific Electronic Library Online (Brazil). WorldWideScience features both basic and advanced search options as well as direct access to the portals. Since it searches online catalogs, the full text of some of the resources may not be accessible.


An organized, comprehensive listing of Web sources for all areas of basic and applied sciences.