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


4,000 Years of Women in Science

Contains biographies, references, & photographs of women scientist.

Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences

Biographical Memoirs are biographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members, written by those who knew them or their work.  The collection includes over 1,600 memoirs. 

Biographies of Notable Women: Science, Medicine, and Mathematics

From, this site contains brief biographies of influential women scientists.

Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography

This resource contains over 1,000 biographies of famous scientists. It also includes images and resources for additional information

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

This site contains profiles of African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering, including chemists, biologists, inventors, physicists, computer scientists, engineers, meteorologists, and mathematicians.

The Greatest Women in Science History

From USA People Search, this Web page provides links to other Websites that contain biographies of well-known and lesser known women scientists.

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Contains short biographies of Hall of Fame inductees that includes simple explanations of their work.