Updated 10 January 2008
Women's History -- Provides citations to print and Internet reference
sources, as well as to selected large primary source collections. The guide
also provides information about the tools researchers can use to find
additional books, articles, dissertations, and primary sources.
Lists in Women's Studies -- Bibliography of books currently in print
arranged by subject headings. The site is sponsored by the Association of
College and Research Libraries, Women's Studies Section.
-- This site provides bibliographies on gender, ethnicity and class,
nationalism and world politics. This site includes a variety of interest
areas such as history, religion, literary criticism, and the performing
arts. "H-Net Reviews" in the Humanities and Social Sciences is an
online scholarly review journal. H-Net is also an edited electronic
discussion group for historians, teachers, archivists, and others interested
in women's history.
Feminist Index -- Scholarship on women, sexuality and gender during the
Middle Ages. A searchable index for journal articles, book reviews and
essays in books. MFI is sponsored by Haverford College, Pennsylvania.
Women, Ink. -- A project of the
International Women's Tribune Center which focuses on women and development
and perspectives of women from the Global South. Their list is derived from
over 250 publications from over 70 publishers.
Studies Librarian's Office - University of Wisconsin-Madison
feminist publications, bibliographies, extensive list of general resource
links and a comprehensive subject listing on women and gender.
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Beyond the Black Stump
-- A miscellaneous list of sites on women.
-- Was created to
provide women with a comprehensive, searchable Web directory of links to
female friendly sites. Also includes "The Adventures of Cybergirl."
Feminist.com -- A broad array of
sites including speeches, essays, classifieds, and links on activism.
Gifts of Speech -- Women's Speeches From
Around the World.
Institute for Women's Policy Research
-- IWPR is involved in researching and promoting women's policy issues.
Intute: Social Sciences --
Intute aims to offer social scientists a quick and
easy way of finding quality networked information that can support their
Voice of the Shuttle -- An extensive
list of sites recognized as one of the most comprehensive social science
WomensNet supports women's organizations locally, nationally and worldwide
by providing and adapting telecommunications technology to enhance their
-- Women's Studies Database from the University of Maryland -- A key women's
studies site which began in 1992. In cooperation with the Women's Studies
Department at the University of Maryland.
WomenWatch -- The UN Internet
Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.
Studies, Women's Issues -- A selective, alphabetical listing of web
sites containing resources and information about women's studies/women's
issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's
studies program. Maintained by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
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History -- A listing of sites selected by Academic Info gateway.
Documents from the Women's
Liberation Movement -- An on-line archival collection from the Special
Collections Library, Duke University.
Jurisprudence -- Contains the full-text of the U.S. Constitution and
amendments related to women and civil rights.
Women's History Sourcebook -- This sourcebook attempts to present online
documents and secondary discussions which reflect the various ways of
looking at the history of women within broadly defined historical periods
National Women's History Project
extensive chronology of important events on the route to women's equity.
This site was established for the 150th Anniversary of the Seneca Falls
Convention of 1848 and includes excellent "favorite sites" on
history, organizations and contemporary movement resources.
Witchcraft in Salem
Village -- Archival sources from the Electronic Text Center, University
Sophia Smith Collection -
Smith College Library -- Primary source materials documenting the
historical experience of women in the United States and abroad from the
colonial era to the present. Subject strengths include birth control,
women's rights, suffrage, the contemporary women's movement, U.S. women
working abroad, the arts (especially theatre), the professions (especially
journalism and social work), and middle-class family life in nineteenth and
twentieth century New England. Collections include rich sources of visual
images, as well as manuscript and printed material.
Women's Legal History
Biography Project-- Historiography of women as lawyers in the United
States. Pioneer women lawyers, their aspirations and accomplishments
Women Living Under Muslim Laws -- is a
network of women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws,
both written and unwritten, drawn from interpretations of the Koran tied up
with local traditions. They work to create links amongst women and women's
groups (including those prevented from organizing or facing repression if
they attempt to do so) within Muslim countries and communities.
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Women Issues -- Site contains information on Internet networks,
statistics, and third world countries relating to women's issues, from the
University of Pennsylvania.
Center for Women's Global
Leadership -- Seeks to develop an understanding of the ways in which
gender affects the exercise of power and the conduct of public policy
internationally. A general information page for the Center, with links to
articles, speeches and related resources.
Center on Budget and Policy
Priorities Report on Welfare Reform -- "Initial Impacts of Welfare
Reform on the Incomes of Single-Mother Families." Use the home page
button on the bottom of the page to access titles and other reports.
Chicana Studies --
Resources, organizations, Web sites, and a listserv relating to Chicana/Latino
Studies can be found at this site.
Gender Agenda and the United Nations -- A UN site that describes what
the United Nations has done for the equal treatment of women. It also lists
committees within the UN responsible for supporting women's rights.
Resources -- Site developed by "Feminist Activist Resources on the
Net" and provides groups and networks organizing on issues affecting
women throughout the world.
Gender Studies Resources -- Institute of International Studies,
University of California at Berkeley site features research and teaching
materials meant to facilitate the integration of Women's and Gender Studies
into International and Area Studies philosophy and curricula. This site
offers general and specific bibliographies and filmographies on issues
pertaining to women and gender.
Women's Web Sites -- Selected sites on women outside the U.S. and
NOW and Global
Feminism -- News and Action alerts on global issues from the National
Organization of Women.
Women in Global Science and
Technology (WIGSAT) -- Supports global networking on critical issues in
science and technology for development.
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American Women Writers of the 19th Century -- a digital collection of
some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the
Digital Schomburg, this collection provides access to the thought,
perspectives and creative abilities of black women as captured in books and
pamphlets published prior to 1920. A full text database and is
Celebration of Women Writers -- A site devoted to providing biographical
information on women authors and bibliographies that are searchable by name,
time period, or country. This source is supported by Carnegie Mellon
and Literature -- Contains numerous links to sites that concentrate on
women's literature and gender studies.
700 Important Women Artists
Medieval to Modern -- An impressive list of
women artists and images of their work. This site is maintained by the
University of Wisconsin - River Falls.
Women and World Literature Bibliography -- University of Maryland
provides annotated guides to world literature by and about women.
Voices from the Gaps:
Women Writers of Color -- An instructional World Wide Web site focusing
on the lives and works of women writers of color.
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The National Coalition Against
Domestic Violence (NCADV) dedicated to the empowerment of battered women
and their children and to the elimination of personal and societal violence
in the lives of women and their children. Internet links include advocate
pages for battered lesbians, immigrants as well as links on domestic
violence prevention and support to victims of incest.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
-- A non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., operates America's
only national hotline for survivors of sexual assault.
Songs Related to
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault -- An annotated list of recorded
sources, from traditional ballads to punk.
Bibliography -- A bibliography of books and journal articles on the
medical, psychological and social impact of global violence.
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Female Genital Mutilation
Education and Networking Project -- Contains introductory level
information on incidence of female genital mutilation as well as relevant
cultural and social perspectives on the practice.
Global Allicance for Women's Health --
GAWH is commited to advancing women's health in all stages of life and at
all policy levels through health promotion, education, advocacy and program
Research, Action & Information
Network for Bodily Integrity of Women (RAINBO) -- RAINBO is a
not-for-profit organization working at the intersection between health and
human rights. This page addresses policy and legislation on the global
eradication of female genital mutilation. Cross-cultural concerns are also
Women's Health Issues
Feminist.com extensive list of general and specific sites on health.
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Feminist Majority Foundation
Global Fund For Women
MADRE An International Women's Human
The National Organization for Women
National Women's Studies Association
WILPF - Women's International League for
Peace and Freedom
WINGS: Women's International News
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