Published for The History of Science Society

Frequency: Annual; ISSN: 0369-7827; E-ISSN: 1933-8287
ISI-JCR ranking: #9 out of 42 in History & Philosophy of Science
Impact Factor: 0.875 2013 ISI-JCR
: Andrea Rusnock


Founded in 1936 by George Sarton, and re-launched by the History of Science Society in 1985, this annual thematic journal highlights recent research on significant themes in the history of science. Recent volumes of Osiris include Expertise: Practical Knowledge and the Early Modern State, Klima, Clio Meets Science: The Challenges of History, and Music, Sound, and the Laboratory.


All individual and student members of the History of Science Society receive Osiris as a benefit of membership. HSS membership is based on the calendar year; therefore, members receive print and electronic access for the volume of Osiris published in any year during which they are an active member.