Women's Studies Librarian: Robert Ridinger
Founders Memorial 15E
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- American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States
- An Archive of Memorable Quotes by Women
- Feminist Activist Resources on the Net
- Feminist Theory Website - The materials are currently divided into 31 fields, including traditional disciples such as education, history, and law, and topics such as Post-Colonialism, Separatism, and Body Studies.
- FEMLINK: The International Video Collage
- From Pi Beta Phi to Arrowmont
- Gendernet - Sponsored by the World Bank, this site summarizes how its projects work to reduce gender disparities and promote womens involvement in economic development.
- Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
- National First Ladies' Library
- Research Resources for the Social Sciences - The site is well organized into 18 different categories, including general resources, reference materials, data archives, and news resources. Each category provides links to web sites including e-journals, listservs, and full-text resources. Another useful category, "Aggressive Pattern Searches," provides links to information about searching the web, effective search strategies, and guides to using Internet search engines.
- SAWNET: South Asian Women's Network - SAWNET is a voluntary non registered organization, begun by Jyothy Reddy and Susan Chacko. The countries covered are Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Linked sites include statistical data, reports, children's books, etc. SAWNET will be useful to a wide range of audiences interested in South Asian women's issues.
- SPARROW- Sound & Picture Archives for Research on Women
- ViVa: a Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals
- Voice of the Shuttle - Gender and Sexuality Studies
- Woman Stats Project
- Women in Politics
- Women's Law Initiative
- Women's Resources on the Internet
- Women's Rights and Democracy in the Arab World
- Women's Studies Database: Film Reviews
- Women's Studies in Digital Archives
- WSSLINKS: Women and Gender Studies
- WWWomen The premier search directory for women online.
- American Medical Women's Association
- Association for Women in Computing
- Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
- Center for Women's Business Research
- Daughters of the American Revolution
- Global Fund for Women
- League of Women Voters
- National Organization for Women
- National Women's Political Caucus
- National Women's Studies Association
- Network of East-West Women
- Society of Women Engineers
- Sociologists for Women in Society
- The Feminist Majority Foundation Online - Founded in 1987. . .one of America's leading women's rights organizations.
- Women in Technology International
- Family Violence Prevention Fund
- American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence
- Violence Against Women Office (US Department of Justice)
- Women's Bureau (US Department of Labor)
- President's Interagency Council on Women
- Office of the First Lady
- Canadian Women's Health Network
- NARAL Online (National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League)
- International Women's Health Coalition
- Canadian Women's Health Network
- Battered Women's Support Services
- AWARE (Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment)
- Center for Young Women's Health
- Mother's Voices United to End AIDS
- Planned Parenthood
- Profiles in Science: The Mary Lasker Papers
- "Abundant Life to All": The Y.W.C.A. of the U.S.A.
- "No Job for a Woman": The Effects of War on Women's Lives During the 20th and 21st Century
- 300 Women Who Changed the World - Profiles of women who have left their mark on the world.
- A *Daring Experiment*: Harvard and Business Education for Women, 1937 - 1970
- African American Women in Iowa Digital Collection
- Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era
- Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, 1935 - 1938
- Biographies of Women Mathematicians - Covers mostly nineteenth century to the present with a few eighteenth century and before.
- Clara Barton National Historic Site
- Collected Works of Florence Nightingale
- Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves
- Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
- Early Modern Women - Database This site is browseable by subject, type, time period, language, and geographic area.
- Early Women Masters East and West - This website has changed its name from Early Women's Art (earlywomensart.net).
- Emma Goldman Papers
- Federal Citizen Information Center - A one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services.
- Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
- Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World - Can be searched alphabetically or chronologically, 1848-.
- Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
- Home Economics Archive - Research, Tradition, History (HEARTH)
- Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York
- Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution
- Julia Morgan- An Online Exhibition
- Lafayette Park: First Amendment Rights on the President's Doorstep
- Letters to Sala: A Young Woman's Life in Nazi Labor Camp
- Miller NAWSA Suffrage Scrapbooks, 1897-1911
- National First Ladies' Library
- National Women's Hall of Fame
- National Women's History Project
- Other Women's Voices
- Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive
- She's Game: Women Making Australian Sporting History
- The Floating World of Ukiyo-E - Ukiyo-e (translated as pictures of the floating or sorrowful world) is a showcase of the Library's spectacular holdings of Japanese prints, books, and drawings from the 17th to the 19th centuries. These works are complemented by related works from the Library of Congress' collections created by Japanese and Westerns artists in the 20th century.
- The Gertrude Bell Project
- The International Archive of Women in Architecture
- The Jean Thomas Collection
- This Shall Be the Land for Women: The Struggle for Western Women's Suffrage, 1860-1920
- Urban Experience in Chicago: Hull House and Its Neighborhoods, 1889- 1963
- Women Immigrants, 1945 to the present
- Women in America: 1820-1842 - A collection of eighteen travelers accounts by both sexes of the United States in the first decades of the nineteenth century, intended to provide a fuller picture of women's lives than that given in Alexis de Toqueville's Democracy In America. Writers included range from James Fenimore Cooper and Charles Dickens to John James Audubon. Searching is provided by author and topic.
- Women in the U.S. Postal System
- Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Women's Party
- Women Physicians, 1850s- 1970s
- Women Working, 1800-1930
- Women's History Month
- WomenWatch:Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
- UN's Division for the Advancement of Women
- United Nations Development Fund for Women
- The United Nations and the Status of Women The homepage for the UN Committee on the Status of Women and all the UN's work in that area
- International Women's Day
- Power, Voice and Rights: A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific [PDF]
- The UN Secretary-General's Database on Violence Against Women
- Lesbian.org - Dedicated to promoting lesbian visibility in the Internet
- African American Women Writers of the 19th century - This site makes available several dozen works, each text scrupulously reprinted with no posthumous editing, each preface intact, from 30 hitherto inaccessible volumes of 19th century African American women's literature. This site is well organized, providing search tools that allow the reader to search by title, author, and genre.
- Andrea Dworkin Web Site
- Beyond Nancy Drew - A detailed and informative annotated bibliography of books for girls based on materials held in the Rare Books, Manuscripts and Special Collections Library of Duke University.
- Brown University Women Writers Project
- Dickinson Electronic Archives
- Emory Women Writers Resource Project - The works in this small collection of previously unedited 17th century texts by little-known writers focuses on various aspects of women's lives: intellectual freedom, religious inquiry, and women's standings in royal families. Anyone who wishes to find out more about unrenowned women writers or the process of editing a text will find this site worthwhile.
- Reading Women Writers and African Literature
- The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall"
- The Red Brush: Women Writers of Imperial China
- The Zora Neal Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress - The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress present a selection of ten plays written by Hurston (1891-1960), author, anthropologist, and folklorist. Deposited in the United States Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944, most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until they were rediscovered in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection.
- Victorian Women Writers Project - The goal of the Victorian Women Writers Project is to produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century. Genres represented will include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children's books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama. Users should consult both the list of works available and those being encoded to ascertain the status of a particular author's work.
- Women Writers: The Reception of Their Works
- MilitaryWoman.org - A useful site for women in the military, women contemplating military service, and women veterans.
- Barnard Center for Research on Women
- Center for American Women and Politics
- Center for Women & Information Technology
- George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers
- Institute for Women's Policy Research
- June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives: Insuring the Future By Preserving the Past - Originally known as the West Coast Lesbian Collection, these are the only archives in the western United States dedicated exclusively to preserving lesbian history. Holdings reach back to 1895 and include the papers of veteran lesbian activists Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin.
- Lesbian Herstory Archives
- National Museum of Women in the Arts
- Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
- Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
- Women Artists Archive National Directory