Selected Web Sites Compiled by Kathy Wheeler


Directory of Women's Organizations: Includes contact information for organizations whether or not they have a web site.
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


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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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.
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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.
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. 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 top of page


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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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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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


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 top of page


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