Selected Web Sites Compiled by Kathy Wheeler

General

Directory of Women's Organizations: Includes contact information for organizations whether or not they have a web site.
WomensNet
Women's Studies: research oriented site from the University of California at Berkeley.
Women's Studies Database
Women's Studies Resources
Women's Studies Resources on the Internet
WWWomen: search engine geared toward women. to top of page

Biography

Biographies of Women Mathematicians: names can be browsed in either alphabetical or chronological order.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
National Women's Hall of Fame
Women in Congress: alphabetical, chronological or by state. Biographies go back to 1917.
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Crimes Against Women

Department of Justice Research and Statistical Publications
Honor Crimes: bibliography in pdf format -- requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
National Domestic Violence Hotline: includes statistics
National Women's Health Information Center: Resources on violence against women -- includes dating violence
NOW and Violence Against Women
Stop Violence Against Women: an information page from Amnesty International
Violence Against Women Office: US Government site. Includes the Violence Against Women Act of 1994
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Feminism

Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: online archive from Duke University. Searchable.
Feminism & Nonviolence Studies: an online journal.
Feminism and Women's Studies: from the English Server.
Feminist Majority Foundation: includes news items by and about women and girls.
Feminist Theory
Feminist Theory: from a radical feminist writer.
Living the Legacy: the Women's Rights Movement 1848 - 1998
Making Face, Making Soul: a Chicana feminist homepage.
National Organization for Women: searchable.
Voice of the Shuttle Gender Studies: includes information on men's movements and gay and lesbian studies.
Womanist Theory and Research: table of contents and selected full-text articles of this journal are available.
to top of page Women for Women International

Health

American Medical Women's Association: has articles of interest under Health Topics.
Estronaut: a Forum for Women's Health
healthfinder: from the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
LifeNews.com
MEDLINEplus: general information as well as information about women's health topics.
National Abortion Rights Action League
National Right to Life
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Wing of Madness: a guide to depression.
womenshealth.gov: from the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Women's Health Care: from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. For lay women and health professionals.
Women to Women: short articles and links to other health care sites for women.to top of page

History

American Memory Project: Woman's Suffrage
American Women: history and culture resources from the Library of Congress
American Women's History: a Research Guide
Celebrating Women's Achievements: brief biographies of women in Canadian history.
Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World: includes copies of all Nobel lectures by female laureates.
Lesbian Herstory Archives
National Women's Hall of Fame
National Women's History Project
ViVa: a Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals
Women and Social Movements in the United States: 1830 - 1930: searchable.
Women in American History: from Encyclopedia Britannica. Early America - present
Women in Vietnam

For more Women's History sites, see History.

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Literature

For a guide to printed resources in the library on this topic, see Women's Literature.

American Women Writer's Index: portraits, biographical sketches and lists of writings.
Celebration of Women Writers: International in scope; covers 3000 B.C. to the 20th century.
Emory Women Writers Project: "collection of edited and unedited texts by women writing in English from the seventeenth century through the nineteenth century."
Jane Austen Information Page: contains e-texts of many of her writings and a bibliography.
Literary Resources -- Feminism and Women's Literature: links to other Internet resources on this topic.
Margaret Atwood Society
Victorian Women Writers Project: full-text writings by Victorian women.
Voices from the Gap: Women Writers of Color
Women and Literature: short biographical sketches of women writers from the Women's Resource Project.
Women's Review of Books: subscription journal but does provide highlights for the month.
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Music

Feminist Arts, Literature, & Entertainment
Institute for the Musical Arts: supports women's music and women artists.
International Alliance for Women in Music: articles, art, bibliographies and resources on women composers and musicians.
Women Composers Question: a Bibliography
Women in Music National Network: information on projects of the WIMNN and on careers for women in music.
Women Composers: a guide to Internet resources. to top of page

Online Journals and Magazines

Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy: includes full-text
Godey's Lady's Book: 1850: poetry and articles from this 19th century magazine
Godey's Lady's Book: includes later editions of this magazine
Magazines and Newsletters on the Web (Women-Focused) to top of page

Politics, Government & Law

Center for the American Woman and Politics: research center at Rutgers University.
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights: Gender: from the Internet Law Library
Glass Ceiling Commission Information Links: includes links to reports.
Government and Politics
International Directory of Women's Political Leadership 1995
SafetyNet: Domestic Violence Resources
Violence Against Women Office: Department of Justice.
Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press: includes a guide to women's media and a history of women and the media. to top of page

Science

4000 Years of Women in Science: includes photographs and biographies.
Archives of Women in Science and Engineering
Barriers to Women in Academic Science and Engineering
Biographies of Women Mathematicians: names can be browsed in either alphabetical or chronological order.
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics
Women and Mathematics
Women in Science
Women of NASA
Women Scientists: biographical information about African-American women scientists from Faces of Science.to top of page

Sports

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Empowering Women in Sports
Gender Equity in Sports: excellent site for information on Title IX.
National Association for Girls & Women in Sport
Women in Sport: searchable; includes free articles.
Women's Sports Foundation
Women's Sports Page: good set of links to more information. to top of page