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Women's Studies: Internet Resources

A research guide for Women Studies.

  Evaluating Online Sources

Use these criteria to evaluate web sites:

Authority/Responsibility

Purpose

Currency 

Objectivity

Accuracy

Appropriateness

More details can be found at Evaluating Sources

General Sites and Directories

  • Discovering American Women's History Online
    This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.
  • National Archives: Women
    A list of historical websites relevant to women in the United States. Topics include African-American women, women in politics, women's suffrage, and women in the military.
  • Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
    An interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean. Includes lists of citations and resources, many with links.
  • Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
    Searchable collection of citations to journal articles, book reviews, essays, and books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
  • WSSLINKS: Women and Gender Studies
    Developed and maintained by the Association of College 7 Research Libraries' (ACRL) Women's Studies Section, this site provides access to a broad range of resources related to Women's Studies.

Digitized Collections