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VIC109: Innovators and Their Ideas

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Biographical Dictionary of Scientists
This multi-volume dictionary provides biographical information on scientists. Volume six focuses on engineers and inventors.

Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology
Contains 1,300 biographical sketches of key figures in scientific and industrial technologies. Includes a useful “Index by Subject Area.” Entries also include suggestions for further reading. An ebook version is also available.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Find other online biographical resources to research inventors/innovators here.

McGraw–Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology: An International Reference Work

Encyclopedia of the History of Technology

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Encyclopedia of Modern Everyday Inventions

created by: Colin Deinhardt | updated: 23 January 2018