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Women's studies

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View Resource WGSSLINKS: Women and Gender Studies Web Sites

The Women and Gender Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries maintains this site, which is an excellent example of a distributed meta-resource. The thirteen major thematic sections at this time include art and film, health, history, and science and technology, among others. Each section is maintained by a subject librarian at a different university library; the quality...
View Resource gender Inn: Women's and Gender Studies Database

This searchable bibliographic database contains records describing over 5,000 works on "feminist theory, feminist literary criticism and gender studies focusing on English and American literature" from 1950 to the present. The search form is available under the heading Research, where users may indicate which field to search, limit by year of publication, and specify whether to return results in...
View Resource Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies

Published by Africa Resource Center and directed by an all-African women team of co-editors, this new ejournal represents in part an effort to occupy and redefine the space of African Women's studies, a space initially defined by white female scholars. The journal also aims to "create a global forum for African women scholars, analysts and activists to participate on an equal footing with their...
View Resource Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World

The Gifts of Speech site brings together speeches given by women from all around the world. The site is under the direction of Liz Linton Kent Leon, who is the electronic resources librarian at Sweet Briar College. First-time users may wish to click on the How To area to learn how to navigate the site. Of course, the FAQ area is a great way to learn about the site as well, and it should not be...

View Resource National Women's History Project

Founded in 1980, the National Women's History Project (NWHP) was created by a group of women committed to recognizing women's historical achievements. The organization was responsible for lobbying Congress to designate March as National Women's History Month, and today, they provide information and training in multicultural women's history for educators, community organizers, and parents. On the...

View Resource Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World

Edited by Ross Scaife of the University of Kentucky and Suzanne Bonefas of Southwestern University, Diotima "serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world." To that end, the two collaborators have placed a number of...
View Resource American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States

In 2001 the Library of Congress created the print publication, "American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States." The guide was recently redesigned for online use with the addition of illustrations and links to existing digitized material in order to provide a small sample of the Library's vast holdings in this area. As such, the site...
View Resource Discovering American Women's History Online

Based at Middle Tennessee State University, this valuable database gives interested parties access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, and so on) that document the history of women in the United States. Visitors can browse the database by subject, place, time period, or primary source type. There are many fascinating resources and links here, including letters from...

View Resource International Museum of Women

This wonderful website provides information about and links to the exhibits curated by the International Museum of Women (IMOW). The goal of the Museum is "to inspire creativity, awareness and action on vital global issues for women." The Museum, which exists online only, has a global council that includes prominent women like Zainab Salbi and Eve Ensler. First-time visitors should browse the...

View Resource Sophia Smith Collection: Population and Reproductive Health Oral History Project

Funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Population and Reproductive Health Oral History Project includes accounts of individuals throughout the world who have made valued contributions to the field. The materials here are part of the Women's History Archives at Smith College and the series includes the voices and perspectives of advocates, communication specialists, lawyers,...