E-Resources for Researching Women’s History

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Library of Congress Prints
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  • Gender Studies
    GSD covers the full spectrum of gender scholarship and includes several thousand links to freely available and indexed full-text articles. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations, websites and other sources.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Revolves around projects that interpret and present documents on the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Includes a dictionary of social movements and organizations, a chronology of U.S. Women’s History, teaching tools with lesson ideas, and quarterly news from the archives about U.S. Women’s History.
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Comprehensive index to journals, books and proceedings in sociology, including women and family issues.
  • Women Writers Online
    The Brown University Women Writers Project is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women’s writing and electronic text encoding. Their goal is to bring texts by pre-Victorian women writers out of the archive and make them accessible to a wide audience of teachers, students, scholars, and the general reader.

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