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Articles and Databases

Gender Studies Collection Restricted Resource Some full text available
Scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Opposing Viewpoints covers controversial social issues such as gun control, genetic engineering, censorship, endangered species, and terrorism. This database brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, as well as links to more than 1,000 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.
Women's Studies Journals at Coulter Library Some full text available Resource contains images
A listing of journals addressing women's studies issues and current research at Coulter Library.  Off-campus login required.

Books and Ebooks

American Women Speak: an encyclopedia and document collection of women's oratory Restricted Resource Some full text available
This ebook gives voice to potent female speakers of the past as well as to activists, witnesses, and leaders of our own time.

Reference and Research

Black Women in America
Print Location: REF E185.86 .B542 2005
Black Women in America (Second Edition) published in 2005 celebrates the achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today, and covers the new research the first edition helped to generate.
Cultural History of Women
Print Location: REF HQ1121 .C83 2013
Multi-volume set offering comprehensive surveys of the social and cultural construction of women across six historical periods: Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the age of empire and the modern age.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
Print Location: REF HQ1121 .O93 2008

The Quotable Women: the first 5000 years
Print Location: REF PN6081.5 .Q65 2011

Women's Studies Encyclopedia
Print Location: REF HQ1115 .W645 1999
3-volume set


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This collection includes thousands of online films on a wide variety of topics including business, science, allied health, medicine, nursing, history and more. Film lengths range from a couple minutes to two hours or more. Longer films are broken down into segments for easier viewing. 
Kanopy Streaming Service Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Kanopy is a "Netflix-like" solution for college campuses offering over 26,000 films -- documentaries, feature films and training videos on a wide variety of topics -- from thousands of producers with numerous new releases launched daily.


Feminist Majority Foundation Some full text available Resource contains images
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is an organization dedicated to women's equality, their reproductive health, and non-violence. FMF uses research and action to empower women politically, socially, and economically. The name Feminist Majority Foundation is a consciousness-raiser, inspired by a Newsweek/Gallup public opinion poll that showed the majority of women (56%) in the United States self-identified as feminists. Most polls since then reveal that this majority continues with over two-thirds of young women self-identifying as feminists.
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The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists (having 500,000 contributing members) in the United States. Founded in 1966, this organizationa's main goal is to secure equality for women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.
National Women's History Project Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images
The National Women's History Project NWHP) is a non - profit organization with an award winning website. The site makes information available about the changing roles of women in American history; it also recognizes the often overlooked accomplishments of multicultural American women in all facets of life including community, arts, science, medicine, government, and sports.
National Women's Studies Association
The National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) promotes the production and dissemination of knowledge about gender and women. This is accomplished through research, teaching, and service in academic and other settings. The Association has more than 350 institutional and 2,000 individual members working in various specialties in the U.S. and worldwide.
OCC Minor: Women's Studies
The Women's Studies minor is designed to meet the needs of students interested in analyzing the influences of gender on human experience including politics, medicine, psychology, history and social institutions.  -description from OCC program website
Rutgers University- Women's Studies program
Rutgers University is a globally ranking research university.  The Women's Studies program includes a graduate program that award degrees to the Ph.D. level.  
Women's March on Washington Some full text availableopenURL
This organizaton formed to adovocate for women's rights and human rights in response to the rhetoric of the last election cycle.  The major tenants of the movement focus on non-violent defense of any marginalized people group and bringing attention specifically to women's rights.  
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Margaret Elliott
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