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Quartet : how four women changed the musical world The sisterhood : the secret history of women at the CIA The exceptions : Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the fight for women in science



  • Biography in Context
    Biographical essays on the world's most influential people.

  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Coverage of topics relevant to women around the world, including civil rights, health, education, professional development, and entrepreneurship.

  • Gender Studies
    Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

  • U.S. History Collection
    Useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers, the database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

  • World History
    Offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.



Women's Initiatives - City of Alexandria
Commission to support existing city programs, provide guidance on legislation and policy issues and sponsor awareness and outreach events.

National Women's History Museum
The museum educates, inspires, empowers, and shapes the future by integrating women's distinctive history into the culture and history of the U.S.

Women's History at the National Archives
A collection of Black History resources from the National Archives. 

Women's History Digital Collection
Digital resources about women's history from the Library of Congress.

Self-Rescuing Princess Society
Promotes women and girls (and others) who are working to make the world a better place for everyone. Encourages growth and learning by bringing attention to those who have come before and whose stories may have been lost to time.

Army Women's Museum - Ft. Lee, VA
The only museum in the world dedicated to preserving and sharing the history and contribution of women to the U.S. Army.

Women @ NASA
A collection of videos and essays from women across NASA who contribute to the mission in many different ways.




Turning pages : my life story Fearless Mary : Mary Fields, American stagecoach driver
A computer called Katherine : how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon Grandma Gatewood hikes the Appalachian trail
Rosalind Franklin : unlocking DNA I am Harriet Tubman


Last updated: March 2024