Women's and Gender Studies

A guide to research in women's and gender studies

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Information and resources on gender equality and empowerment of women, from the United Nations.

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Women's Studies

Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resource Sites  A selective, annotated listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies and women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program.

Women's Studies Database  Well-known site from the University of Maryland Women's Studies Department.

New York Public Library Women's Studies Research Guide  Guide to the vast resources of the NYPL's research collections in women's studies; includes links to internet sites and to resources at other institutions.

American Women's History: A Research Guide  An excellent website on American women’s history, with a link to digital collections of primary sources.

Wisconsin Bibliographies in Women's Studies  A comprehensive and current list of bibliographies from the University of Wisconsin’s Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office.  Very rich source of information.

American Women  Gateway to Library of Congress resources for the study of women's history and culture in the United States.

Barnard Center for Research on Women  Supports and promotes research on a wide range of feminist and social justice issues.

WomenWatch  WomenWatch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system. 

VG: Voices from the Gaps  Provides resources about women writers and artists of color.

Women in the Labor Force  A U.S. Department of Labor Databook.

National Women's History Project  The National Women's History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Its mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.

National Women's Studies Association  A professional organization dedicated to leading the field of women's studies and gender studies, as well as its teaching, learning, research, and service wherever they be found. 

Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches From Around the World   Gifts of Speech is a non-profit project, sponsored by Sweet Briar College, dedicated to preserving and creating access to speeches by inspirational, influential and contemporary, women from around the world.

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