300 Women Who Changed the World

In honor of Women’s History Month, Encyclopaedia Britannica spotlights 300 women whose actions and ideas influenced history.  Highlights include biographical information on significant women throughout history; a timeline on women’s achievements and events; letters, poems, speeches, and other primary documents written by women; video clips on women’s achievements and events; and links to reviewed web sites on women’s history.  To check it out, click here

Give “Choice Online” database a try for Women’s History Month!

womens-history-month.jpgMarch is Women’s History Month. This celebration began in 1978 to focus on the contributions and achievements of women in the United States. This might be a good time to read a complete history of this event and to try out our new book selection database, Choice Reviews Online . You’ll enjoy previewing the wide array of new titles available in this important subject area:

Recent & Forthcoming Titles in Women’s Studies, 2008
For the sixth year Choice has included women’s studies in its popular Forthcoming series.  This year’s feature highlights more than 200 women’s studies titles scheduled for publication in March 2008 or later.  It is designed to provide information about very new or about-to-be-published books/electronic media that may support academic curricula, particularly at the undergraduate level. (from Choice) For complete information on accessing Choice Reviews Online from off-campus, click here.

SIRS Database – Spotlight on Women’s History Month

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Check out the articles & web site links from the SIRS database that spotlight the historical, political, and cultural influences of notable women who have occupied significant roles in American history.  For more information or assistance in using the SIRS database, contact the Reference Desk.