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HISTORY OF INVENTIONS-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library    February  8, 2001
See also:
Applied Science 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT INVENTIONS

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book,1990 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.10
in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.15
Reynolds, Terry S. "Invention" v.10 Hall, A. Rupert., et.al. "Invention" v.15

INVENTIONS  BROWSING GUIDE
See our guides ,Finding Your Way in the Library, and  Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

506's 509's 608's

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INVENTORS 
INVENTIONS 
TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS 
RESEARCH INDUSTRIAL 
PATENTS AND GOVERNMENT
CREATIVE ABILITY IN TECHNOLOGY

INVENTIONS-- SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

Science and technology breakthroughs :  Ref. 02.02 S416 1998
Eureka! Ref. 608.03 E89 1995
Milestones in science and technology : Ref. 500 M928 1994
World of invention  Ref. 608 W927 1994
Centers of invention Ref. 940 R783 1994
Dictionary of inventions and discoveries  Ref. 608.703 C323 1974
American science and invention, a pictorial history. Ref. 509.73 W751
Great inventions Ref. 506.173 S664

SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

Black inventors  609.273 A115 1997
Women inventors 609.2273 A468 1997
The industrial revolution 338.09 W687 1995
The early inventions / 609 I53 1995
Nineteenth-century inventors 609.2273 N817 1992
Great discoveries and inventions 608 L222 1985
The Smithsonian book of invention. 609 S664 1978
The scientific breakthrough : the impact of modern invention 609.04 C594 1974

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to  SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

WEB SITES

History of Inventions Timeline National Inventors Hall of Fame Index of Iventions
American Inventors and Inventions Smith College Museum of Ancient Inventions
Inventors and Inventions Theme Page Inventors and Inventions for K-12 Education
War Inventions Smithsonian Inventors and Innovation
Invention Dimension (MIT) Inventor's World Magazine
Renaissance Inventions
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Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001