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Women's Studies Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope: Library resources on women's history, health, etc. to supplement The Women's Center@TCC. Also see our subject guide on Women's Rights.

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Library of Congress Collections

Call number areas to browse:
CT3200-3830 Women's Biography
HD6050-6223 Employment
HQ1101-2030.7 Women and Feminism
JF847-855 Suffrage
PN471-479 Women Authors
RG Women's diseases
Keywords to search: women and topics e.g. women and business, women and authors, feminism, suffrage, women's rights, women's movement, etc.
Subjects to search (Library of Congress): Feminism
Women and headings beginning with the word Women.
Subdivision --Women under individual wars, e.g. World War, 1939-1945--Women; also subdivision --Relations with women under names of individual persons

Books in our catalog: 
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
Black Women in America (REF E185.6.B542)
Contemporary Women Poets (REF PS151.C67 1998)
Encyclopedia of Women's History in America
(REF HQ1410.C85)
Feminism: A Reference Handbook (REF HQ1410.H365)
To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America, A History (HQ75.6.U5F35 1999)
Women's Issues (REF HQ1115.W658 1993)
Women's Studies Encyclopedia (REF HQ1115.W645)

Library Resources (r): 
Associations Unlimited, database contains information for nearly 444,000 international, U.S. national, regional, state, and local Nonprofit membership organizations
Contemporary Women's Issues database provides full text access to global information on women.
CQ Researcher covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with full text articles.
Ethnic Newswatch is a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Women and Social Movements is organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1700 and 2000, seeking to advance scholarly debates and understanding.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center for issues of feminism and women's rights.

Also try our Biography and/or Domestic Violence guides.

Internet Resources: 
American Memory: American Women contains a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001).

American Women's History provides citations to print and Internet reference sources, as well as to selected large primary source collections and digital sources.

Changing Face of Medicine the National Library of Medicine that explores "the many ways that women have influenced and enhanced the practice of medicine."

Living the Legacy: the Women's Rights Movement, 1848-1998

National Organization for Women (Issues)

National Women's Health Information Center

National Women's History Project

No Job For a Woman Women have participated in wars - as soldiers, nurses, workers and home-makers - since well before the twentieth century. This resource focuses on women's experiences of war in the twentieth century. It is a useful resource for History and Citizenship.

Norfolk Women's History, an oral history project from Old Dominion University.

Sexual Harassment Resources

Women and International Development Program from the University of Michigan.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 is organized around 61 document projects with over 1600 primary documents.

Womens' History from About.com

WWWomen Internet search directory.

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