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Civil War Women

Civil War Women

“On-line archival collections featuring scanned pages and texts of the writings of women during the American Civil War. Includes the 1864 diary of Alice Williamson, a 16 year old girl from Gallatin, Tennessee, the papers of Rose O’Neal Greenhow, a renowned Confederate spy, and the papers of Sarah E. Thompson, a spy for the Union.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!

American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!

This somewhat cynical but extremely informative site gives a detailed history of women in the military. It breaks the information down by conflict/war and names the famous women involved in each.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Women in American History

Women in American History

An encyclopedia exploring the history, social conditions, and contributions of women in the United States. This resource can be explored in several ways. A series of timelines provides brief coverage of important events and people, beginning in the 1600’s and continuing to the present day. There are also 2 Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Women, Enterprise, and Society

Women, Enterprise, and Society

Provides a guide to primary sources related to women entrepreneurs and women and work available at Baker Library at Harvard Business School, with particular focus on the 19th century. Includes a bibliography and links to web sites related to the history of women in business.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesswomen; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement

Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement

“The materials in this on-line archival collection document various aspects of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the United States, and focus specifically on the radical origins of this movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group. The …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

American Women’s History: A Research Guide

American Women’s History: A Research Guide

“American Women’s History is designed to assist serious researchers, such as history professors, independent scholars, graduate students, and possibly upper-division undergraduates. Librarians who assist these researchers may also want to become familiar with the guide. American Women’s History provides citations to print and Internet reference sou …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Diotima

Diotima

“Diotima serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world.” Contains extensive searchable bibliographies on various subjects, essays, suggestions for course materials, …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality

Office of Women’s Business Ownership

Office of Women’s Business Ownership

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership and its website offer support to entrepreneurs, “especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged.” Features include online training, counseling, directories, and links to other helpful resources.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

GayData.org

GayData.org

Learn information “about lesbians, gays and bisexuals grounded in scientific knowledge.” Site also provides datasets with “sexual orientation data” and instructions for how to collect such data. An excellent resource
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender

Women in Business Radio

Women in Business Radio

Free online radio show focusing on women who have started their own businesses. Each segment includes an interview with a small business owner, designed to provide insight into various professions while highlighting issues like time management, creativity, and personal development.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesswomen; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Women’s Sports Foundation

Women’s Sports Foundation

A great resource for women and sports with the mission to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. Includes information on issues, scholarships, events, and more.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook

Covering many aspects of the history of women from ancient through modern times. Complete online full-text sources are organized by different countries. Each country’s section features great women, women’s oppression, the structure of women’s lives, women’s agency, feminism, and gender construction.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network

GLSEN provides resources for teachers and students to ensure a safe school experience regardless of a person’s sexual orientation. Sponsors events to promote awareness of bullying, harassment, and hate speech in schools and organizes gay, lesbian, and straight alliance groups.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender

Global Women’s Activism

Global Women’s Activism

Web directory of organizations and websites dealing with women’s activism. Listings are broken up by continent and country, as well as transnational.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Biographies and links to biographies about female “writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and others.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies

Women in Sports

Women in Sports

Biographies of female athletes indexed by sport or by name; biographies of women in the sports field.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

OutProud, The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

OutProud, The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

“OutProud, The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth, serves the needs of these young men and women by providing advocacy, information, resources and support. Our goal is to help queer youth become happy, successful, confident and vital gay, lesbian and bisexual adults.” Site includes news, coming-out stories, school res …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender; Health And Sexuality–LGBTQ Interest

All-American Girls??? Professional Baseball League

All-American Girls??? Professional Baseball League

Discover the history of the 1943-1954 women’s professional ball league, which inspired the movie A League of Their Own. Here you will find complete rosters of all teams, records, research resources, and pictures.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball; Sports & Recreation–Baseball; Our World–History & People–Women In History

HealthyPlace

HealthyPlace

America’s Mental Health Channel. “We have an active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, our documentary films, a live mental health tv show, unique tools like our “mediminder” and more.” Includes communities for various mental illnesses, all sorts of addictions, pa …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Eating Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Bipolar Disorder; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Depression; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Anxiety And Panic Disorders; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Schizophrenia; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Suicide/Self Injury; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

The Ada Project

The Ada Project

“The Ada Project (TAP) is a WWW site designed to serve as a clearinghouse for information and resources relating to women in computing”. TAP includes information on conferences, employment, organizations, fellowships and awards, and other electronically accessible information sites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Computers & Internet

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Catholic Handbook

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Catholic Handbook

“The Lesbian and Gay Catholic Handbook is an attempt to organize and present a great deal of information, discussion, and argumentation that will be helpful to lesbian, gay, and bisexual Catholics.” The Website is divided into 12 chapters, which include bibliographical guides, discussion of the Bible and Catholic theology, dealing with religious a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity–Christian Denominations & Sects–Roman Catholic Church; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender