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Women & Gender Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.


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Directories and Search Engines

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Diversity Resources

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Libraries and Archives


Comprehensive Sites

Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resource Sites
Amazing collection of women's studies and women's issues links compiled by Joan Korenman.
http://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/links.html

Women's Studies Librarian's Office, University of Wisconsin
Particularly noteworthy for its inclusion of publications, bibliographies, and collection of electronic resources.
http://womenst.library.wisc.edu

The Feminist Majority Foundation
Includes information under several categories, such as a Feminist Research Center, a Feminist University Network, and a Feminist Career Center.
http://www.feminist.org

Women's Studies Resources
Well-organized list of sites and news stories of interest in women's studies. Maintained by Karla Tonella, University of Iowa
http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/wstudies/

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Directories and Search Engines

Women-Focused Search Engines
FeMiNa
Provides women with a comprehensive, searchable directory of links to female-friendly sites and information on the World Wide Web. .
http://www.femina.com

WWWomen Web
Billing itself as "The Premier Search Directory for Women Online," WWWomen features searching by keyword with boolean options as well as by category
http://www.wwwomen.com

Women's Organizations
Global Women's Activism: Selected Sites
Links to sites devoted to worldwide women's activism including significant documents, UN affiliated NGOs, government agencies, academic institutions, research centers. Maintained by Kayo Denda, Women's Studies Librarian at Rutger's University.
http//:www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/womens_studies/activism.shtml

Women's Studies Programs
Artemist Guide to Women's Studies Programs in the U. S.
Kate Robinson's guide to program's in the US.
http://www.artemisguide.com

Women's Studies Programs, Departments, & Research Centers
Joan Korenman's page includes both US and international sites.
http://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/programs.html

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Discussion Lists

Email Lists
Gender-Related Electronic Forums
Joan Korenman's extensive compilation of "publicly-accessible e-mail discussion forums (also known as "lists" or "listservs") related to women or to women-focused gender issues."
http://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/forums.html

Chat
Women Online World
A gateway to message boards and chat rooms.
http://www.wowwomen.com/boards

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Diversity Resources

African American
Black American Feminism: A Multidisciplinary Bibliography
Compiled by Sherri Barnes, librarian at UC Santa Barbara, this site includes citations from the 19th century to the present on Black American Feminism in a wide array of disciplines. Citations are from professional, scholarly, popular, mainstream and alternative magazines, journals, newspapers, and books.
http://www.library.ucsb.edu/subjects/blackfeminism/

Asian
South Asian Women's Net
SAWNET (South Asian Women's Net) hosts this forum which includes news, bibliographies, reviews, directories, and links.
http://www.sawnet.org

Chicana/Latina
Making Face, Making Soul: A Chicana Feminist Homepage
This site provides information on activism, gay/lesbian topics, literary topics, and much more.
http://www.chicanas.com

Jewish
Jewish Feminist Resources
A listing of Jewish feminist organizations from Lilith magazine.
http://www.lilith.org/resources.htm

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Media

Women and Gender Magazines, Newsletters, and Journals with Web Presences
Listing of journals, magazines, newsletters and zines compiled and maintained by the Office of the University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian.
http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/resources/media/mags.html

Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources
This website for the journal contains tables of contents and sample articles.
http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-coll.html

Women's Studies: Journals
Yahoo's Collection of Women's Journals.
http://dir.yahoo.com/Social_Science/women_s_studies/journals

WWWomen Page Magazine Section
Annotated listing of magazines, journals, and zines from WWWomen.
http://www.wwwomen.com/category/public/magazi1.html

WGSS Core Serials Project
List of titles that are core to supporting women's studies in academic libraries.
http://libr.org/wgss/projects/serial.html

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Libraries and Archives

The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
One of the premier research libraries in the United States devoted to the history of women.
http://www.radcliffe.edu/schlesinger_library.aspx

Sophia Smith Collection
Founded in 1942, the Sophia Smith Collection includes 6,000 linear feet of material 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, and the arts.
http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/home.html

The New York Public Library, Women's Studies: A Research Guide
A guide to women's studies resources at the New York Public Library, with an emphasis on the holdings of the General Research Division.
http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/chss/grd/resguides/women

Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
An integral part of the Special Collections Library at Duke, the Sallie Bingham Center acquires, preserves and makes available published and unpublished materials reflecting the public and private lives of women, past and present.
http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/bingham

Jewish Women's Archives
The mission of this archive is "to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich history of Jewish women, their impact on Jewish culture, and their active participation in society at large."
http://www.jwa.org/

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Maintained by: Cindy Ingold, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, cingold@illinois.edu
Originally created by: Ellen Greenblatt and Cindy Ingold
URL: http://libr.org/wgss/wgsslinks/general.html
Last updated: by CI

 

 
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