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FYSEM 110GS Gender in Science


There are a lot of science blogs out there. Some of them are great! Consult Evaluating Information for tips on assessing quality.

  • The Guardian's Science blog network - "hosts talented writers who are experts in their fields, from mathematics, particle physics and astronomy to neuroscience, science policy and psychology."
  • PLOS Blogs Network - The Public Library of Science's blog roll consists of Staff Blogs by PLOS journal editors or departmental teams, and PLOS Blogs Network-hosted independent blogs.
  • Scientific American Blog Network - A combination of "staff-run and house-run blogs" as well as unedited network blogs.
  • Science Blogs - An invitation-only network of science blogs by science professionals as well as others.
  • Wired Science Blogs - Combination of blogging by Wired staff and a "network of star science bloggers.
  • ScienceSeeker - Aggregator of over 1,200 blogs and other science news sources, organized by topic.



These magazines are great starting points:

Want other magazines?

  • Discover Supersearch - Simultaneously searches the library catalog as well as most of the library's subscription databases.  Limit your search results' Source Types to Magazines to view articles from only popular titles.


For book-length works on science topics written for a general audience (or even text books that may help you better understand certain concepts), search

  • Five College Libaries Catalog - Searches the holdings of the all the Five College Libraries.  Find something at a library other than Mount Holyoke's?  Use the Request Item feature to have it delivered to MHC for you.
  • WorldCat - Combined catalog of academic and research libraries across the United States as well as some international libraries. Find something not in the Five College Libraries? Use MH Links to request it. 
Springshare's information on Accessibility in Libguides - - MHC Accessibility Barriers Form