HSS Digital

Welcome to the HSS Digital page.  This is a new initiative to feature digital scholarship in the history of science. We also aim to aid historians of science in understanding and developing their own digital work. For more information on this, see our statement on Digital Scholarship

This page is managed by the HSS Technology and Communication Committee, chaired by Kathleen Sheppard (Missouri S&T). If you would like to contribute to this endeavor, please contact me.

Recent News

HSS Digital Opens

In August of 2018, the Technology and Communication Committee, headed by co-chairs Stephen Weldon and Kathleen Sheppard, set up this site---HSS Digital---a subdomain within HSS Online as a resource where scholars in history of science can go to find out what is happening digitally in the profession. The initial site ...
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Upcoming: THATCamp HSS 2018

Come join us this year for THATCampHSS 2018! This year it will be in Seattle on Friday morning, November 2, 8am-12pm. We will be holding it off-site at the Seattle Public Library, which is only a couple of blocks from the hotel. Check back at the main website above for ...
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THATCamp HSS 2017

By Charles H. Pence (Louisiana State University) For the fourth time, the annual HSS meeting (in Toronto in November 2017) included an opportunity for scholars interested in digital approaches to the history of science to meet up, collaborate, and learn from one another. The 2017 version of THATCamp HSS was ...
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Neu-Whitrow Prize Awarded to Klaus Hentschel

The quadrennial Neu-Prize for the best tool or resource in history of science was awarded on July 26, 2017 to Klaus Hentschel and his Stuttgart Team for his online resource “Database of Scientific Illustrators 1450-1950.” The Neu-Whitrow prize is named for John Neu who edited the ISIS bibliography and continued the ...
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