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The History guide provides links to reliable database and web resources.

Reference Books

Very good place to start gathering background information on Women in History.

A Biographical Dictionary of Native American Women   REF E 98.W8 S65 1998

Black Women In America (3 vol.)   REF E 185.86.B542 2005

Women in World History (17 vol.)   REF HQ 1115.W6 1999

Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics   REF HQ 1236.5.U6 E52 2008 

Encyclopedia of Women's History in America  REF HQ 1410.C85 1996

Milestones: A Chronology of American Women's History  REF HQ 1410.W434 1997

Encyclopedia of Women in the American West  REF HQ 1438.W45 E53 2003

Women & War: A Historical Encyclopedia From Antiquity to the Present (2 vol.)   REF U 24.W69 2006

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (4 vol.)  REF HQ 1121.O93 2008

RefWorks / Manage your Research



RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

Set up an account using your UAA/APU user ID and Password, and start organizing and sharing your research.

Starting Points

Women's History Web Resources

Discovering American Women's History Online 

Internet Women's History Sourcebook

Women Pioneers in American Memory

Library of Congress Gateway to American Women's History and Culture

Libraries & Print Archives - American Women's History

National Women's History Project

Women's History Primary Sources

African American Women (Duke University)

By Popular Demand - Votes for Women Suffrage Pictures 1850-1920

Civil War Women (Duke University)

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project (George Washington University)

Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War (University of Virginia)

Not for Ourselves Alone: Ths Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony  (PBS)

Women at Work: Work History of Women in America (Connecticut History Online)

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