National Hispanic Heritage Month iCONN Resources

iCONN’s datebase vendors (EBSCO, ProQuest, U.S. Hispanic Newstand) have graciously agreed to furnish free access for a limited time to some of their licensed resources revelant to National Hispanic Heritage Month. The resources are on an iCONN web page that you can access from this link

The National Hispanic Heritage Month web page will be up for your use from today, September 15, through October 15, 2013. We hope you will find the resources useful. is a service of the Connecticut State Library and your local library. – Women’s History Resources

These resources will be freely available in the month of March

Women’s Studies International ssword&profile=ehost&defaultdb=fyh

Women’s Studies International™ covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 871,000 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to the present.
This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Nearly 800 essential sources include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, web sites & web documents and grey literature. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.

Gale Cengage –

 Includes activities, biographies, links, a quiz, rights and a timeline.

The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H Jacobs

This database is the definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women’s history. It spans more than four centuries and includes over two million pages.

Other Useful Resources

The Library of Congress Women’s History Month
The U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features Women’s History Month