Items remaining to be added to the database

  • Science and technology desk reference : 1,500 answers to frequently-asked or difficult-to-answer questions by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Science and Technology Department (Q173 .S397 1993)
  • Technics and Civilization by Lewis Mumford (CB478 .M8 1963)
  • The Norton History of Technology by Donald Cardwell (T15 .C37 1995)
  • The machine in America : a social history of technology by Carroll Pursell (T14.5 .P87 1995)
  • Encyclopedia of Electronics by Stan Gibilisco (Reference Collection, TK7804 .E47 1990)
  • The Timetables of Technology by Bryan Bunch (Reference Collection, T15 .B73 1993)

Note: books on technology will be scattered throughout the library, although many of them will be found in the "T" section. Try doing a keyword search or a title keyword search for particular kinds of technology, such as "clocks".




  • Ted - focuses on interaction between technology, entertainment, and design


  • Connections (6 DVDs)
  • Metropolis (DVD)
  • Koyaanisqatsi (DVD)
  • Twelve Monkeys (DVD)

Political and Social Aspects of Technology

  • Man on Earth : How Civilization and Technology Changed the Face of the World--a Survey From Space by Charles Sheffield (Oversized Collection, GF50 S53 1983)
  • Science, Technology, and Society : the Impact of Science from 2000 B.C. to the 18th century, 3 volumes, by Judson Knight (Q125 .S434756 2002)
  • The Reenchantment of the World by Morris Berman (B67 .B47 1984)
  • Good Work by E. F. Schumacher (HM221 S365 1979)
  • Empires of Time : Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures by Anthony Aveni (QB209 .A94 1989)
  • Center for Democracy and Technology (website)