50 Years of
Bibliographical Scholarship Available on the Web from the E-Text
Center, University of Virginia
A virtual encyclopedia of scholarly work on the history of books and
editing over the past 50 years." The online database will serve a wide
variety of pedagogical and research needs, reaching audiences who do not
now have ready access to the print versions.
The Crossroads Project is an international project on technology and
education, sponsored by the American Studies Association, focusing on
the creation of resources to help faculty incorporate the use of new
media into the teaching of culture and history.
Research on Women and Gender
The ARWG specializes in acquiring, preserving, arranging, describing, and
providing access to primary source materials that document the lives of
women, constructions of gender, and expressions of sexual identity in
Texas. The collections that comprise the ARWG include primary sources such
as: letters, speeches, reports, minutes, finan cial statements, programs,
brochures, newsletters, posters, scrapbooks, photographs, and other kinds
of personal and organizational documents. It is the intent of the ARWG for
its collections to represent the diverse populations in South Texas.
The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to
the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and
Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather
to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents
expressly referred to in the body of the text.
Center for Asian and
The Center has teaching, research, and service missions. As a part of
its teaching mission, the Center encourages curricular and
innovations designed to strengthened the educational programs of
University. As a research mission, it seeks support for
research projects designed to generate new knowledge to enhance
understanding of the nations of Asia, and to create reservoirs of
expertise. In its service or outreach mission, the Center disseminates
information about the nations of Asia -- their cultures, laws,
opportunities, societies, and governments -- to interested persons
outside the University.
Center for the American
Women and Politics
The Center for the American Woman and Politics (CAWP) is a
university-based research, education and public service center.
mission is to promote greater understanding and knowledge about
women's relationship to politics and government and to enhance
influence and leadership in public life. CAWP is a unit of the
Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University of New
History Workshop University of Minnesota
The Comparative Women's History Workshop is affiliated with the
program in Comparative Women's History at the University of Minnesota. It
provides a forum for the presentation of works in progress and for
more general comparative discussions of issues which are relevant to
scholars studying women's history and gender history.
for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in
patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum
collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and
in the ancient world. Diotima includes course materials, the
of a systematic and searchable bibliography (with an emphasis on
work), and links to many on-line articles, book reviews,
Frontiers Australia Women's Committee
The efa-women-issues list has been established for discussion of a
broad range of online concerns, including feminist concerns, and
is scope to pursue conversations about matters of general interest
subscribers. The efa-women-learning list has been established for
discussion of practical and technical matters - a"can-do"
Emily's List A
network for pro-choice women
The nation's foremost financial and political resource for pro-choice
Democratic women. An acronym for "Early Money is Like Yeast" (it
the dough rise), EMILY's List identifies viable pro-choice
women candidates for key federal and statewide offices and
in three ways: raising campaign contributions, building strong
campaigns, and turning out women voters.
Emma Goldman Web Site
The site offers reproductions of photographs, correspondence,
government documents, telegrams, and handbills relating to Emma
and her contemporaries. In addition, the site provides an
index to papers relating to her life held by libraries around the
Other features include essays, a chronology of her life, and an
annotated exhibition of key materials.
Government Information Exchange
GIX is a convenient entry for locating Federal Government information
on the Internet. The site is arranged to help users find information
by agency (Federal Directory) or by function (Federal Yellow Pages).
Users can also use the Governmentwide search capability to search over
1.6 million documents posted on the Internet by Federal agencies. GIX
also links to State Government sites as well as sites of foreign
governments and international organizations.
Women's Heritage Project
Hawai`i Women's Heritage Project is a presentation of the Women's Studies
Program of the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. Created by both faculty and
students of the Program, this is a collection of exhibits about the life
experiences and creative efforts of women in culturally diverse Hawai`i.
"History Matters: The U.S.
Survey Course on the Web"
"History Matters" is a new web site that serves as a
gateway to the Web for teachers of the U.S. Survey course. It provides
high school and college teachers (and their students) not only a good
starting point for their explorations of American history on the Web
but also a large number of first-person historical documents for use in
the classroom and a range of teaching resources (sample syllabi and
assignments, for example.) It also offers teachers a discussion space
where they can talk about teaching with each other and with such
prominent historians as Gerda Lerner, Gary Nash, Lawrence Levine, and
Marilyn Young. This site is a project of the American Social History
Project/Center for Media
Learning of the City University of New York and the Center for History
and New Media at George Mason University with support from the W.K.
Archives: Women Journalists
The mission of the Louise Noun - Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives
is to collect, preserve, and make available primary source material on the
women of Iowa. The archives has over 700 linear feet of materials
including, but not limited to, letters, diaries and journals, memoirs,
scrapbooks, reports, minutes, memoranda, speeches, photographs, audio and
videocassettes, oral history interviews, slides, and films. A select
of finding aids have been encoded in SGML and HTML and can be accessed
through this web page.
"Making of America" at the University of
Is an extraordinary new electronic collection of American writing. A
part of the Making of America project, these materials are a
demonstration of several pieces of digital library technology
by the University of Michigan. Currently included in the UM online
collection are some 200,000 pages of American publications from
Mary Lyon Website at Mount Holyoke
The Web site concentrates on Mary Lyon's life, her struggles to open a
women's institution at a time when higher education for women was unheard
of, and the influence of her achievement on education for American women.
Developed in partnership with middle-school educators in South Hadley,
MA, the site contains archival photos, illustrations, classroom
and learning exercises for middle-school students and their teachers.
The site can also be downloaded or printed for in-class use.
Minnesota Historical Society
Uncovering the life stories of Minnesotans past and present can help us
understand their times and cultures. Here you'll discover how you
Learn about the ships that rest in Lake Superior's frigid
Master the sleuthing skills you'll need to uncover your family
history at Research Center classes.
Relive the Twins' World Series victories in a History Center
Find events from fur trade re-enactments to family festivals
you peruse our statewide calendar of events.
free, 24-page guide to historic sites to keep in your glove
compartment for excursions into the past.
National Council of
The National Council on Public History works to advance the
professionalism of public history and to advocate enhanced public
governmental support for historical programs. The NCPH includes
professionals, government historians, historical consultants and
employees in consulting, archivists, professors and students with
history interests, and many others.
National Endowment for the
NEH is a federal agency that supports learning in history, literature,
philosophy, and other areas of the humanities. They fund research,
education, museum exhibitions, documentaries, preservation, and
activities in the states.
National Women's History Project
The National Women's History Project is a nonprofit organization,
founded, in 1980, that is committed to providing education, promotional
materials, and informational services to recognize and celebrate women's
diverse lives and historic contributions to society. One of the
exceptional resources here is "Living
the Legacy," a clearinghouse for
information about the 150th Anniversary of the Women's Rights Movement
(1848-1998), established by the National Women's History Project. This
stie provides a detailed chronology of events, narrative history, lists of
women's history organizations and contemporary activist organizations,
state-indexed guide to reported events, programming ideas for various
venues, list of costumed performers, and listserv information.
of Women's History Sources
ViVa Women's History: a current bibliography of articles in English,
French, German and Dutch from over 80 historical and women's studies
journals, with an international women's studies Internet guide.
(South Asian Women's NET)
South Asian Women's NETwork (SAWNET) is a site by, for and
about women from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan,
Burma and Sri Lanka. The site includes information about
books, cinema, health, announcements, legal issues, organizations,
Sophia Smith Collection
Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College. The oldest and second
largest repository of women's history in the U. S. Over 5,500
linear feet of material about women in the U. S. from the late 18th
century to the present. Subject strengths include birth control,
women's rights, peace, social reform, and international work of
American women. Collections range from the papers of Margaret
Sanger, Carrie Chapman Catt and Gloria Steinem to the records of
Sorosis, the YWCA and the Women's Action Alliance. Women in
Journalism: Selected Primary Sources is also notable.
Wisconsin System, Women's Studies Librarian's Office
Includes numerous bibliographies (History of Women and Science, Wisconsin
Women's History, American Jewish women's history, etc.), topical core
lists of women's studies books, tables of content and articles from
FEMINIST COLLECTIONS: A QUARTERLY OF WOMEN'S STUDIES RESOURCES, and
links to online newsletters, journals and 'zines; book chapters; syllabi;
women's studies programs, libraries, and archives; and many other sites.
Victorian History Overview
The website attempts to address the problem of the general lack of
availability of publications by 19th century British women writers,
print or in libraries, by creating electronic editions for the World
The Project began in 1995, and has grown to over 100 texts by some 30
The collection represents a wide sample of women's writing of the period,
including novels, poetry, children's books, dramas, political pamphlets,
religious tracts, and essays. The texts are accurate transcriptions from
original editions. We will continue to expand the collection in the
present more works and writers.
Women in International
WID-MSU is a non-profit organization for the promotion of teaching and
research on issues of women and the development process. Among their
activities and programs they maintain an active publications program that
includes WID Working Papers and the WID Bulletin, featuring articles,
resources and book reviews.
Women's Resource Project
This site provides descriptive links to UK and international internet
resources of relevance to women's studies, plus related information
about York University services, programs and research. Subjects covered
reflect the teaching and research interests of the University's Centre for
(http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/cws/), and are classified
accordingly, e.g. "Women and development", "Women and writing",
Studies Resources (University of Maryland)
The women's studies database, created in September 1992, serves those
people interested in the women's studies profession and in general
women's issues. the database contains collections of conference
announcements, calls for papers, and employment opportunities, as
as a picture gallery, and a significant number of government
and much more.
This research guide brings together relevant references found in
Smith's _Tennessee History: A Bibliography_, the databases
History & Life_ and _Dissertation Abstracts_, relevant
other sources into one easy to use resource. In addition, it has
designed to take full advantage of the hypertext and multimedia
capabilities of the World Wide Web.
Women in World History
This site is intended for teachers, students, parents, history buffs,
and folks captivated with the idea that there were women in world
history! You can access lessons, book reviews, heroines, historical
quotes, answers to some frequently asked questions, and links to
additional sources. A catalog is also available, offering ten world
history units for middle school to tenth grade level. For junior high to
college level, the catalog offers a curriculum book of primary sources
documenting women^Òs political resistance in world history, and
biographic information and lessons on historic women in the Muslim
An interview series where different professionals, politicians,
grassroots activists, and others talk about what is development
their work fits in with the larger social, political, and economic
framework of the world we live in and the goals they seek. Topics
covered reach out in the vast realm of "development" which
are not restricted to, health, human rights, women's rights,
reproductive rights, education, economic, and social rights,
relations, international and national politics, citizenship and
democracy, the environment, etc.
Women's History Project
This project focuses on accumulating as much documentation as possible
about women's rights efforts prior to the 1850 Worcester convention.
Costume Collection at Ursuline College
Scholars interested in women's high fashion from the late nineteenth
century through the present will find dozens of images as well as links to
the most important fashion pages on-line. This is a wonderful resource
created by Constance Korosec and Lauren Felder, photography
by Leslie Pina.
Western Journal of Black
Since 1977, The Western Journal of Black Studies (WJBS) has been a leading
interdisciplinary journal that is devoted to publishing scholarly
articles, from a wide range of disciplines, that focus mainly on the
experience of African Americans in the United States of America. The
journal publishes articles that, as its name implies, report original
investigations and contribute new knowledge and understanding to the field
of Black/African American studies. Theoretical articles and works
concerning the African Diaspora are welcome if whenever possible they
include data research and implications for applicability.