If you need information for a school project or are interested in Inventors and Inventions, this is a great place to start! We have listed the following websites for your convenience.
Inventor of the Week, Games & Trivia, Inventor’s Handbook, Links & Resources, hosted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Links to Smithsonian Institution web pages about inventors
A searchable database of inventors. Search by inventor, invention, or decade.
Margaret Knight, Hedy Lamarr, and other female inventors featured in the National Women’s History Museum.
A Scholastic Publishing site for grades 3-4, featuring African-American inventors.
A July, 2011 list prepared by Innovation NJ, "a diverse coalition of business, higher education and government established to strengthen and enhance the culture of innovation in New Jersey."
A searchable list of NJ Inventors Hall of Fame members, 1989-present, hosted by Stevens Institute of Technology.
An article about NJ inventors from New Jersey Monthly (November 15, 2010)
A list of several New Jersey inventors and links to other sites. This site is “affiliated with the American Local History Network, Inc. (ALHN), and hosted by USGenNet, a nonprofit historical and genealogical Server.”
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Keep in mind that the Ocean County Library has a wonderful collection of books and materials on this subject as well. Visit one of our libraries or access our online catalog to view our collection. If you need further help contact your local librarian.