IConn.org – Women’s History Resources

These resources will be freely available in the month of March

Women’s Studies International http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=uid&user=csl&password=pa 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 – http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/whm/

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

The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H Jacobs http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com/home.do?instit1=T46995&instit2=DQS7ICRIS5

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