Highlighted E-Resources and More
Read "Going MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses," a pre-print from Feminist Collections, v.34, no. 1-2 (Winter Spring 2013).
Browse Feminist Periodicals: A Current Listing of Contents in its searchable, online-only format! Latest issue: v. 32, nos.3-4 (Summer Fall 2012)
Read the latest issue (Fall, 2012) of Feminist Collections, including a review essay on a book of feminist memoirs ," several new reference works in women's studies, E-Sources on Women and Gender column,"From the Editors," by JoAnne Lehman, and see the full Table of Contents.
The Wisconsin Women's Studies and LGBT conference will be held in Madison, OCt. 18-20, 2013.
New online encyclopedia: Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World
New resource: THE VOGUE ARCHIVE, 1892 to the present, in color!
Use Research Guides:
Researching Topics in Gender and Women's Studies
International Gender and Women's Studies Topics Research Guide
LGBTQ Studies Research Guide at UW-Madison
LGBTQ Studies Research Guide for UW System users
Statistics on Women and Gender: Where and How to Find
Second Wave Feminism: Researching the Modern Women's Movement
Social and Political Aspects of Women's Health: A Research Guide
Women and Popular Culture
Women's History Research in Archives
Keeping America's Women Moving Forward: The Key to an Economy Built to Last is a report from the White House Council on Girls and Women (70p., April 2012)
Women's Studies as Civic Engagement: Research and Recommendations, by Catherine M. Orr, a report for the National Women's Studies Association, 2011.
Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being is a statistical portrait of how American women are faring, prepared for the White House Conference on Women and Girls (released March 1, 2011). It is accompanied by a website compiling much of the Federal statistics on women from numerous units of the government.
Discovering American Women's History Online is a free database providing access to primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, etc.) that document American women's history.
Read the 2010 Status of Girls in Wisconsin Report from the Alverno College Research Center for Women & Girls in conjunction with the Women's Fund of Milwaukee. Women's Health in Wisconsin 2008 provides Wisconsin-specific data on a range of women's health issues. It comes from the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation.
"More Online Videos for Women's Studies" by Phyllis Holman Weisbard [from Feminist Collections v. 31, no. 3 (Summer 2010)], updates "A Torrent of Moving Images: Free Online Videos for Women’s Studies," [from v.29, no.3-4 (Summer-Fall 2008)]
Sex Politics: Reports from the Field is a 412-page “comparative study of the politics of sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights” in Brazil, Egypt, India, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Turkey, Vietnam, and within the United Nations and the World Bank.
Progress of the World's Women 2011-2012: In Pursuit of Justice is in a series issued about every two years from UN WOMEN.
GenderBiology.net is a gateway to news and resources about gender-specific medical and biological research.
Researching Violence Against Women Online is a guide from VAWNET to finding the most appropriate online resources on the topic.
Updated: Our Annotated Bibliography on American Jewish Women's History
More electronic resources are described and linked from the "E-Sources" columns of the recent issues of Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources and in archived issues published by the UW System Women's Studies Librarian's Office.