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Africa

  • Africabib.org Two bibliographic databases covering African women’s literature and Africana periodical literature, and an English language bibliography on women travelers, explorers and missionaries to Africa: 1763-1999. By Davis Bullwinkle, University of Arkansas in Little Rock.
  • African Gender Institute: Electronic Gender Links Annotated listings of African and Southern web sites with a focus on women and gender issues. From the website of the African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town.
  • African Women on the Internet Links to online resources from Stanford University Libraries
  • Documents on Women’s Issues in Uganda The Bibliography of Research on Uganda Women 1986-2001 contains citations of books, chapters and journal articles on the following subjects: Agriculture/Rural Development, Civil Society/Activism, Conflict/Post-Conflict, Economics, Education Gender/Feminism/Women, General Health, AIDS, Reproductive Health/Sexuality, History, Law and Land/Property Rights, Marriage/Family/Violence, Media, Politics and The State. The bibliography is part of the Women of Uganda Network website (WOUGNET), which also contains lists of women organizations in Uganda, women in Parliament, and links and resources for – particularly Ugandan – women.
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Albania

    • Southern Albanian Society Personal website of sociologist Beryl Nicholson. Some of her publications including a bibliography on Albanian society between the wars, and articles on women, the Albanian family, and migration are online.
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Argentina

    • Centro de Estudios de Población (CENEP) Centre for population studies in Argentina. Its subject areas include the social and demographic aspects of human reproduction, the family, and gender and population.
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Australia

    • Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Established in 1978, the primary goal of the Archives is to recover and preserve any materials that record the lives and experience of Lesbians and Gay men in Australia. The ALGA collection is the biggest repository of historical materials about homosexuals and homosexuality in Australia.
    • Australian Women’s Archives Project a central database to record information about women’s archives. The AWAP register now lists over 700 entries relating to women and women’s organizations.
    • Australian Women’s Art Register An archive and repository of slides, published material and other written sources documenting Australian women artists, their art practice, their images and their writings. A diverse range of media and art disciplines, including craft, design, photography, installation, are represented in the archive, as well as various styles and all eras from the Victorian period. The Register is located at the Richmond (formerly Carringbush) Library in Melbourne.
    • Beyond the Picket Fence Australian women’s art in the National Library of Australia. Web version of an exhibition which was held from 8th March to 4th June 1995. Many reproductions – in two formats, with explanatory texts – of drawings, paintings, prints and photographs from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth century.
    • Australian Electoral History: Milestones for Women Fact sheets and links to other resources for the history of women and parliamentary representation in Australia. From the Australian Electoral Commission.
    • Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Established in 1978, the primary goal of the Archives is to recover and preserve any materials that record the lives and experience of Lesbians and Gay men in Australia. The ALGA collection is the biggest repository of historical materials about homosexuals and homosexuality in Australia.
    • Australian Nursing and Midwifery History Project ANMHP is a project hosted by the School of Nursing, at the University of Melbourne to promote the conservation of nursing’s and midwifery’s historical heritage and to foster historical scholarship on nursing and midwifery. General information and links to resources for Australian nursing history.
    • Australian Women’s Art Register An archive and repository of slides, published material and other written sources documenting Australian women artists, their art practice, their images and their writings. A diverse range of media and art disciplines, including craft, design, photography, installation, are represented in the archive, as well as various styles and all eras from the Victorian period. The Register is located at the Richmond (formerly Carringbush) Library in Melbourne.
    • Australian Women’s History Forum (AWHF) An over arching body incorporating Women’s History Month. The site offers news about events and books, a listing of key events in Australian women’s history, a timeline of milestones and anniversaries, links to relevant sites such as the Australian Women’s Archive project, Women’s History Month resources and a forum for comments on the site, suggestions of names, places and key events.
    • Beyond the Picket Fence Australian women’s art in the National Library of Australia. Web version of an exhibition which was held from 8th March to 4th June 1995. Many reproductions – in two formats, with explanatory texts – of drawings, paintings, prints and photographs from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth century.
    • Brave Women of Oceania Web pages documenting the history of women in the South Pacific area during World War II and the Vietnam War.
    • Women & Politics in South Australia Website « … celebrating the role of women in the social and political development of South Australia. South Australia was one of the first places in the world to give women the vote in 1894, and was the first in the world to enable women to enter Parliament. »
    • Women Lecturers in Melbourne, Australia 1880-1905 Women’s names from the classified advertisement columns headed ‘Meetings & Lectures’ of The Age newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, for the period 1880-1905. There were many women involved in public life at the time, and yet little has been written about many of them. The list of names and the subjects on which the women spoke was compiled by Helen D. Harris.
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Balkans

    • Balkan Women and Friends an electronic email group that exists to enable discussions and exchanges of information between social scientists and others who conduct research women in the Balkans.
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Belarus

  • Centre for Gender Studies, European Humanities University Belarus (Minsk). The Centre was founded in September 1997. Information in Russian and English about the Centre’s activities, publications and collections.
  • Women, Memory, War Photos and documents covering the participation of women in the Second World War published by the Center of Gender Studies, European Humanities University, Minsk, Belarus; Russian text.
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Belgium

    • Amazone Belgian conference and meeting centre in Brussels which is home to documentation centre Amazone and the Archives on Women’s History, the memory bank of the Belgian women’s movement. General information and a list of other women’s documentation centres.
    • Cherchez la femme dans les archives de l’AMSAB Online guide to gender related collections in AMSAB, Ghent, the most important repository for the socialist movement in Flanders compiled by Paule Verbruggen and others (MS Word file, 11 pp., 65 Kb).
    • Fonds Suzan Daniel General information about the Belgian gay/lesbian archive and documentation centre.
    • RoSa Documentation Centre and Archives Flemish documentation centre, library and archives on equal opportunities, the position of women and gender studies. The collection consists of books, national and international periodicals and leaflets. The website gives general information and access to the RoSa library catalogue.
    • Fonds Suzan Daniel General information about the Belgian gay/lesbian archive and documentation centre.
    • Recht van de Lage Landen = Low Countries Law Digitized documents, articles and a bibliography on witchcraft trials in the early modern southern Netherlands on this legal history site maintained by Jos Monballyu, Leuven University (Belgium).
    • Kenau Discussion list for women’s and gender history in the Netherlands and Belgium. Subscription information in Dutch.
    • Sophia Belgian women’s studies network. Sophia aims at stimulating research and education in women’s studies, while establishing contacts between the Dutch-and Frenchspeaking communities in Belgium and between the women’s movement and the academic world.
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Brazil

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China

  • (Inter)disciplining Chinese Women An Introduction to the English Language Literature on Women’s Studies in China by Patricia Arend. From the Wisconsin Bibliographies in Women’s Studies series.
  • Iron Women and Foxy Ladies Women on Chinese Propaganda Posters, 1960s-1980s. Images of posters with explanatory texts and a small bibliography. These pages are a section of Stefan Landsberger’s Poster Pages.
  • Women in Chinese History – Bibliography Chinese women in politics, literature, and work. Social and environmental studies of their role. Part of a larger bibliography of Chinese History, compiled by Marilyn Shea, University of Maine at Farmington.
    • Ming Ching Women’s Writings The McGill-Harvard-Yenching library Ming-Qing Women’s Writings Digitization Project is a joint project supported by McGill University and Harvard-Yenching Library, which is purposed to offer all researchers and students digital information on approximately 90 titles of women’s writings currently held in the Yenching Library, mainly published during the Ming and Qing dynasties of China, from 1368 to 1923.
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Croatia

  • Zenska Infoteka Women’s Information and Documentation Center, Zagreb, Croatia: General information in English and Croatian about collections, publications and activities. ZI coordinates the Rewind Net Regional Network of Info-Docu Centers.
    • Kruh i Ruze « Bread and Roses »: magazine of Zenska Infoteka, the Croatian women’s information and documentation centre.
    • TREÆA – Women’s Studies Journal Croatia. The journal is published in Croatian with English summaries.
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Cyprus

    • Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies An organisation based in Cyprus which promotes and contributes to projects of social, political, and economic themes relating to gender. Its website contains general information and a directory of Mediterranean gender organizations; the pages that promise a ‘Bulletin’ and ‘Reports & Articles’ are under construction.
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Eastern Europe

    • Association for Women in Slavic Studies A networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women’s studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. The organization is affiliated with AAASS (The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies).
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Estonia

  • ENUT Eesti Naisuurimus- ja Teabekeskus The Estonian Women?s Studies and Resource Centre, Tallinn University, is the first women?s resource centre in Estonia. It includes a specialized library on women?s and gender issues. Publisher of Ariadne’s Clew.
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Europe

    • Less Favored – More Favored Papers from a conference on gender in European legal history, 12th – 19th Centuries. The conference was organized by the European network ‘Gender differences in European legal cultures / Geschlechterdifferenz in europäischen Rechtskreisen’, September 2004. The papers are published by the Royal Library Copenhagen, Denmark.
    • WISE-L: European Women’s Studies Discussion list of the Women’s International Studies Europe (WISE), the European association for individuals and institutions involved in women’s studies.
    • Aspasia International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History
    • European Journal of Women’s Studies Published in Association with WISE, the European Women’s Studies Association.
    • Feminist Europa. Review of Books Online review devoted to feminist scholarship, creative and popular work by women in Europe; published by the German Foundation for Gender Studies.
    • ATHENA The Advanced Thematic Network in European Women’s Studies brings together 120 institutes from 27 countries in the field of Women’s Studies and gender research. The website contains general information about the Network and its working groups.
    • Salon 21 A European women’s and gender studies internet forum for calls for papers, symposia, reports, comments, and discussions. It is part of the research platform ‘Repositioning of Women’s and Gender History in the New European Context’, established at the University of Vienna.
    • WeAVE A European women’s and gender studies network for academics. The website provides discussion rooms, as well as a chat facility for registered members, listings of current news and events, and links to women’s studies institutions, associations, and online resources.
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Greece

    • Genike Grammateia Isotetas – Bibliotheke Founded in 1984, the Women’s Issues Library of the General Secretariat of Equality is the only library in Greece for gender equality issues and women’s history. General information in Greek.
    • Kentro Ereunon gia Themata Isotetas KETHI The Greek Research Centre for Gender Equality has branches in Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras, Iraklion and Volos. The website contains general information in Greek and English, and statistical data on employment and education.
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Iceland

    • Kvennasögusafn Íslands The Library of Women’s History, Reykjavík, Iceland, is the repository of archives of organizations, women’s personal papers, letters and diaries, literary works, photographs, newspaper clippings and other documents. The language of the website is Icelandic, with general information in Danish and English.
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Iran

    • Women’s Research A journal in English published by The Center for Women’s Studies of the University of Tehran
    • Zan-e Farzaneh ‘Knowledgeable Woman’: Journal on Gender Studies published by the Institute for Women’s Studies and Research, Tehran, Iran.
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Ireland

    • Women’s History Project (Ireland) A project to survey and list sources relevant to the history of women in Ireland. Two major databases are available here for online searching. The Directory of Sources for the History of Women in Ireland contains information on collections relating to the history of women in Ireland from the earliest times to the present. Women in 20th-Century Ireland: Sources from the Department of the Taoiseach, 1922-1966 is the result of a survey that involved examining the files of the Department of the Taoiseach between the years 1922 and 1966.
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Italy

  • Storia delle donne Website for women’s history in Italy. Links to mainly Italian institutional websites: archives, libraries, university courses, scholarships etc.
    • Archivi Riuniti delle Donne Lost (Milano). The United Women’s Archives is an association aiming at safeguarding primary sources for women’s history and promoting research and education in this field. It houses the records of the Unione Femminile Nazionale and the collections of the Fondazione Elvira Badaracco, including those of the Fondo del Centro studi storici sul Movimento di liberazione della donna in Italia. Homepage in Italian.
    • Associazione Archivio per la memoria e la scrittura delle donne The aim of the Association is to list women’s archives and writings by women in Tuscany from the 16th century to the present, to acquire such collections, and to make them available for research. The Association closely cooperates with the State Archive of Florence. The site has information in Italian on the history and activities of the Association, biographies of several individuals and collection information, and links to other Italian documentary institutions and resources.
    • Biblioteca Italiana delle Donne (Bologna). Information on the collections in Italian and English, online catalog.
    • Fondazione Istituto Gramsci The collections include the archive of the women’s section of the PCI, the papers of Rita Majerotti, Franca Pieroni Bortolotti, Gisella Floreanini, and writer Sibilla Aleramo.
    • Fondazione Lelio e Lisli Basso: Biblioteca: Fondi speciali: Storia delle donne The collection includes rare publications such as M. Wollstonecraft, A vindication of the rights of woman (London 1792), pamphlets from the French Revolution (Un mot sur le divorce, Paris 1791) and periodicals such as La voix des femmes (Paris 1848) or La difesa delle lavoratrici (Milano, 1912-22).
    • Rete Informativa Lilith Italian information network of women’s documentation centres, archives and libraries. Online access to several databases. Information about the databases in Italian and English.
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Japan

  • The Center for the Advancement of Working Women: Library The CAWW library (Tokyo, Japan) specializes in « Women and Work » and has a large variety of books, government documents, periodicals, videos, CD-ROMs and other materials to meet the information needs for working women. Japanese website with some general information in English.
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Latin America

  • Género en historia, El Electronic book by Anne Pérotin-Dumon. It presents an overview of the development of gender approaches over the last quarter century and introduces recent teaching and research on the subject in Chile, where the publication was initially produced, based on some five years of teaching in a Chilean university. This is an updated version, available from the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London.
    • Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre-1800) GEMELA GEMELA strives to unite scholars across traditional disciplinary boundaries through its focus on women’s cultural production in medieval and early modern Spain and colonial Latin America through 1800; continues the Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) AEEA. General information, mailing list, newsletter, links.
    • Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre-1800) GEMELA GEMELA strives to unite scholars across traditional disciplinary boundaries through its focus on women’s cultural production in medieval and early modern Spain and colonial Latin America through 1800; continues the Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) AEEA. General information, mailing list, newsletter, links.
    • Centro de Estudios de la Mujer Santiago de Chile, Chile. An independent, non-profit organization founded in 1984 by women social scientists and economists. It conducts research, training, communication and consulting programs, concentrating on the fields of labor and employment, citizenship and political participation, and public policy planning. Information, also in English, on the Centre’s activities, a list of publications, and related links.
    • Núcleo de Estudos de Gênero – PAGU General information on this centre for women’s studies in São Paulo, a bibliography, online catalogue.
    • Women in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies A group of colleagues concerned with feminist studies and with the role of women in British Luso-Hispanism.
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Netherlands

  • Digitaal Vrouwenlexicon van Nederland (DVN) The website of the Online Dictionary of Dutch Women at present contains 330 completed biographies, a list of a thousand women who will be included in the DVN, and information about the project. In the near future English translations of the biographies will be provided.
    • Centre for Gender and Diversity The Centre was established at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, to provide an institutional basis for the scattered tuition and research activities in the field of Women Studies at the various faculties. Its website contains general information in Dutch and English.
    • Homepage Nederlandse Onderzoekschool Vrouwenstudies (NOV) Netherlands Research School of Women’s Studies, Utrecht, Netherlands. Information in English.
    • Institute for Gender Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen The Netherlands. General information in Dutch and English on the Institute’s courses, research program and documentation centre.
    • Mr. A. de Graaf Stichting The Mr A. de Graaf Foundation is the Dutch national centre for research, documentation, public information, policy development and advice on the issue of prostitution and related phenomena. Information on the foundation’s activities, online catalogue.
    • Aletta Jacobs online Aletta Jacobs was de first female medical doctor in the Netherlands. She was also pacifist and a campaigner for women’s suffrage. She worked for the International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) and travelled with Carrie Chapman Catt to support women to get the vote in Europe, Africa and Asia. This new website offers biographical, documentary, and bibliographical information, photographs, a timeline and some related information. A short biography and a history of Jacobs papers are available in English.
    • Haar geschiedenis Interactive « herstory » website for Dutch women with a Moroccan, Surinam or Indonesian background.
    • International Homo/Lesbian Informationcenter and Archives (IHLIA) An organization with two branches: Homodok-Lesbisch Archief (Amsterdam) and Anna Blaman Huis (Leeuwarden). General information in Dutch and English, online catalogues of the main collections and the reconstructed Schorer library.
    • Lesbisch Archief Nijmegen Lesbian Archive Nijmegen, Netherlands. General Information in Dutch.
    • Nurses from Surinam Photos from the private albums of Surinamese women who came to Holland in the 1950s to become nurses; from the Historical Image Archive on Migrants (Dutch text).
    • Venus minsieke gasthuis. Over seksuele attitudes in de achttiende eeuwse Republiek Online article on sexual attitudes in the eigthteenth-century Dutch Republic by Herman Roodenburg. With a summary in English.
    • Vrouwentijdschriften Website showing and documenting Dutch women’s magazines in the collections of the Netherlands Press Museum, the International Institute of Social History, the International Information Centre and Archive for the Women’s Movement, and the Netherlands Economic History Archive; Dutch text only.
    • Kenau Discussion list for women’s and gender history in the Netherlands and Belgium. Subscription information in Dutch.
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New Zealand

  • NZHistory.net.nz Gallery This website devoted to the history of New Zealand features online exhibitions on the National Council of the Women of New Zealand (1896-1920), New Zealand suffragists, Maori community leaders Maria and Jane Topia, and Hilda Hewlett, aviator and aircraft manufacturer.
  • The 1893 Womens’ Suffrage Petition From the National Archives of New Zealand holdings.
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Poland

  • Oczami kobiet Polish women biographical site. Alphabetical and chronological listings, bibliography, online articles, links, all in Polish. Annoying pop-up windows.
    • Queer Studies in Poland This small website contains information in Enlish and Polish on queer studies activities, conference announcements, a reading list (Polish titles) and a few links to other sites.
    • InterAlia An international queer studies journal edited by scholars based in Poland, Germany, and the U.S.
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Portugal

    • Faces de Eva. Estudos sobre a Mulher Portuguese women’s studies journal. Part of a larger project at the Centro de Estudos sobre a Mulher, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.
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Romania

  • Gender Romania gendeRomania – Teaching and Researching Gender in Romania is a project consisting of a series of workshops to be organized on an annual basis, for four consecutive years, in major academic centers. The website offers general information in Romanian and English, and a bibliographic database under construction.
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Taiwan

  • Women’s History at the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Chinese text.
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Ukraine

  • Kharkov Center for Gender Studies The Kharkov Center for Gender Studies is the first university gender studies program in Ukraine, and the organizer of the University Network Program on gender studies for the countries of the former USSR. The website offers general information in Ukrainian and English, a bibliography, and some online texts.
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  • Chez la Veuve: Women Printers in Great Britain 1475-1700 A brief introduction to the subject with pictures of books printed or sold by women. Online exhibition from the University of Illinois Library.
    • Archif Menwyod Cymru / Women’s Archive of Wales Information about this organization which aims to promote the study, and to rescue and preserve the sources, of women’s history in Wales. The collections, which are held in existing record offices in Wales, and the National Library of Wales, range from single items to large collections of documents, photographs, newsletters and other material.
    • Bear Ye One Another’s Burdens: The Girls’ Friendly Society 1875-2005 An online exhibition based on the archive of the Girls’ Friendly Society (GFS), held at The Women’s Library.
    • Feminist Archive (Bristol) The Feminist Archive (South) in Bristol, England, houses national and international material of the second wave of feminism (roughly 1960-2000). General information, an online newsletter and links to websites of other centers for women’s studies in the U.K.
    • Feminist Archive North (FAN) The Feminist Archive North, in the Special Collections of the Leeds University Library, holds a wide variety of material relating to the Women’s Liberation Movement from 1969 to the present. Topics covered by FAN include the women’s peace movement, women’s studies, women and development, and violence against women. General information, lists of journal titles and dissertations held by FAN.
    • Genesis The Genesis project is a mapping initiative to identify and develop access to women’s history sources in the British Isles. The database holds descriptions of women’s history collections from libraries, archives and museums from around the British Isles. A list of web resources relating to the study of women’s history, is also available.
    • Glasgow Women’s Library host of the Lesbian Archive & Information Centre General information.
    • Hall-Carpenter Archives The Hall-Carpenter Archives (HCA) founded in 1982 are the largest source for the study of gay activism in Britain which followed the publication of the Wolfenden Report in 1958. At the London School of Economics and Political Science.
    • Josephine Butler Collections at the University of Liverpool Information about the collections, a biographical sketch, a bibliography of Butler’s works, links to related collections.
    • Kate Sharpley Library (London) Named in honour of Kate Sharpley, a First World War anarchist and anti-war activist, the Library was founded in South London in 1979 and reorganized in 1991. Its holdings include 10,000 English language books, pamphlets and periodicals on anarchism; a collection of posters, leaflets, manuscripts, letters, and internal records, including reports from the IWA (AIT/IAA), the Anarchist Federation of Britain (1945-1950), the Syndicalist Workers Federation (1950-1979), Cienfuegos Press, and ASP.
    • Microform sources for Women’s History A list of a collection of microform sources in the University of York Library
    • Scottish Women’s Bibliography A bibliography of women in Scottish history compiled by Prof. E. Ewan. Divided into broad time periods and including sections for Irish and Welsh women. At the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
    • Sources for Women’s Studies in the Methodist Archives Selected material deposited in the Methodist Archives and Research Centre (MARC) at the John Rylands University Library of Manchester.
    • Special collections in the University of Huddersfield Archives The G. H. Wood collection: manuscript wages material, monographs, pamphlets, government reports and periodicals. The subjects covered include economic and social history, education, health, housing and women’s history. There is also a valuable collection of pamphlets published by feminist organisations in the early twentieth century as well as a substantial set of Fabian Society material.
    • Studies in Scarlet: Marriage and Sexuality in the U.S. and U.K., 1815-1914 Studies in Scarlet presents the images of over 420 separately published trial narratives from the Harvard Law School Library’s trial collections. Included are the adultery trial of Caroline, Queen Consort of George IV, the sodomy trial of Oscar Wilde. The larger part of the collection, however, consists of the stories of ordinary men and women.
    • UK Centre for the History of Nursing (Edinburgh). Overview of the collections.
    • Women and Gender in early Modern Wales: A Guide to Sources and Further Reading A list of general reference works, guides to manuscript collections in and outside the National Library of Wales, and secondary literature on various aspects of early modern life, such as marriage, sexuality, the family, legal status, work, crime, witchcraft, religion, education, writing, masculinity. Compiled by Simone Clarke and Michael Roberts, at the Department of History and Welsh History, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
    • Women’s Library (London, UK). The former Fawcett Library. The Women’s Library is a new cultural centre, housing the most extensive collection of women’s history in the UK.
    • Women’s Services, First World War A Research Guide from the UK National Archives.
    • Working Class Movement Library Salford, England. The library has a number of significant collections on the history of working women including archives from the cooperative movement, the suffragettes and suffragists, women in the labour party and the feminist movement of the 1970s.
    • Gender and Medieval Studies Group (GMS) A UK-based organization devoted to putting together an annual interdisciplinary conference on the study of medieval gender.
    • Margaret Cavendish Society An international organization. The site contains current and past newsletters, contacts, information on joining the Society, images, conference details and links to bibliographies, books, e-text and related sites.
    • Ann Griffiths A website dedicated to the study of the life and work of the Welsh poet and hymn-writer, 1776-1805. It contains an introduction to her life and work, the text of her hymns and letters with English translations, and online access to digitised versions of a wide cross-section of printed and manuscript material; at Cardiff University.
    • Bear Ye One Another’s Burdens: The Girls’ Friendly Society 1875-2005 An online exhibition based on the archive of the Girls’ Friendly Society (GFS), held at The Women’s Library.
    • Glasgow Women’s Library host of the Lesbian Archive & Information Centre General information.
    • Hall-Carpenter Archives The Hall-Carpenter Archives (HCA) founded in 1982 are the largest source for the study of gay activism in Britain which followed the publication of the Wolfenden Report in 1958. At the London School of Economics and Political Science.
    • History of Women Religious A website created by members of the Historians of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland (H-WRBI) containing a calendar of events, bibliography, book reviews, a gallery of digitized images. At Royal Holloway, University of London.
    • Kate Sharpley Library (London) Named in honour of Kate Sharpley, a First World War anarchist and anti-war activist, the Library was founded in South London in 1979 and reorganized in 1991. Its holdings include 10,000 English language books, pamphlets and periodicals on anarchism; a collection of posters, leaflets, manuscripts, letters, and internal records, including reports from the IWA (AIT/IAA), the Anarchist Federation of Britain (1945-1950), the Syndicalist Workers Federation (1950-1979), Cienfuegos Press, and ASP.
    • Margaret Cavendish Society An international organization. The site contains current and past newsletters, contacts, information on joining the Society, images, conference details and links to bibliographies, books, e-text and related sites.
    • Studies in Scarlet: Marriage and Sexuality in the U.S. and U.K., 1815-1914 Studies in Scarlet presents the images of over 420 separately published trial narratives from the Harvard Law School Library’s trial collections. Included are the adultery trial of Caroline, Queen Consort of George IV, the sodomy trial of Oscar Wilde. The larger part of the collection, however, consists of the stories of ordinary men and women.
    • UK Centre for the History of Nursing (Edinburgh). Overview of the collections.
    • Winning Equal Pay: the value of women’s work A partnership initiative between London Metropolitan University and the Trades Union Congress to record the long campaign to achieve equal pay for women. This interactive website will show filmed interviews with women who fought for equal pay, digitised images and documents, plus contributions from historians and other experts.
    • Women’s Services, First World War A Research Guide from the UK National Archives.
    • Working Class Movement Library Salford, England. The library has a number of significant collections on the history of working women including archives from the cooperative movement, the suffragettes and suffragists, women in the labour party and the feminist movement of the 1970s.
    • Early Modern Resources created by Sharon Howard.
    • Genesis The Genesis project is a mapping initiative to identify and develop access to women’s history sources in the British Isles. The database holds descriptions of women’s history collections from libraries, archives and museums from around the British Isles. A list of web resources relating to the study of women’s history, is also available.
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Viet Nam

  • Vietnam Women’s Studies Bibliography Bibliographies and directories, general works, journal articles, web sites, and online databases; from the University of California Berkeley Library.

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