Institution World History of Science Online



The main project objectives of the World History of Science are:

  • Employ recent information and communication technologies to provide Online access to bibliographies and catalogues of archives sources already prepared or in preparation in the IUHPS/DHS member countries, and encourage new work the prospect of prompt Web access.
  • Make accessible the world's scientific and technological bibliographies and archival sources through a central Website.
  • Contribute to build capacity in history of science and technology in all countries.
  • Make available historical information for the scientific and technological disciplines that require it.
  • Disseminate scientific information.
  • Stimulate the use of history of science and technology in decision making on public policies, education programs and public understanding of science as well as in the agendas of sustainable human development, among others.

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