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Library Resources

Women Studies Abstracts - Pius Library Reference, Z7962.W65

Women's Studies Database - Women's Studies International (Must have valid SLU email to enter site)

Select Women's Studies Journals
(full text databases available for SLU students and Faculty)

Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studiesa critical forum where the problematic of differences is explored in texts ranging from the literary and the visual to the political and social.

Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies: broad mix of scholarly work, personal essays, and the arts to  offer multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives in accessible language.

Gender and Societyexamines gender as one of the foundations of every existing social order.

Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy: journal for scholarly research at the intersection of philosophy and women's studies.

Journal of Women's History: devoted exclusively to the international field of women's history.

Legacy: Journal of American Women Writers: focuses specifically on American women's writings from the seventeenth through the mid-twentieth century

NWSA Journal is now called Feminist Formations: interdisciplinary, multicultural feminist scholarship linking feminist theory with teaching and activism.

Organizations and Discussion Groups

National Women's Studies Association: supports and promotes feminist/womanist teaching, learning, and research.

WMST-L Discussion Group: an international email forum for discussion of Women's Studies teaching and research.

H-Women Discussion Network: moderated electronic forum for discussion of women's history across all eras and regions.

Resources for Studying Feminist Issues

Core List of publications in Women's Studies from the University of Wisconsin. Updated regularly.

Feminist.Com: feminist topics including reproductive rights, suffrage, rape, abuse, sexual harassment, education, and parenting.

Voice of the Shuttle: Gender Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Offers links to sites about women's studies and feminist theory, queer studies, men's movements, and cyber gender and tech gender.

Women's Studies Hot list from Northern Arizona University. Directory of internet resources on women, gender, and feminism.

Women's Studies Resources from the University of Iowa. Links and information on activism, literature, art, history, and feminist theory.

WSS LINKS Women and Gender Studies Web Sites from MIT. Provides access to a range of resources on Women’s and Gender studies.

WMST-L File Collection: listserv archive of women's studies topics.

'The Importance of Women & Girls in Sports' (Thank you Kansas public library for this link!)

Government Resources

United States Congress:
House of Representatives:

United States Supreme Court:

Select Social Science Resources

Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement from Duke University Special Collections. Transcribed texts and scanned images of articles, pamphlets, flyers, and booklets from the early years of the U.S. Women's Liberation Movement.

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook from Fordham University. Sources on Women's history.

Women's Intellectual Contributions from Webster University. Famous women in the history of anthropology, psychology, social work,and sociology.

Herstory: An Exhibition from the University of Saskatchewan. Entries on famous and significant women in history, the arts, society,the professions, and politics.   

Struggling to Move Up The Ladder: The Glass Ceiling

Select Humanities Resources

A Celebration of Women Writers – from the University of Pennsylvania. Texts, recordings, and links to information about women writers.

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century - from the collections of the New York Public Library. Includes texts and resources.

National Museum of Women in the Arts - Information about women artists and their experiences.

Select Women's Studies Programs at Jesuit Universities

Boston College,

Loyola, Chicago,