In celebration of Women’s History Month, Langsdale Library is highlighting works that touch on this year’s theme: “Women Taking the Lead to Save our Planet.” We have also highlighted some other works by or about women that may be of interest. The permanent location for this guide is: http://langsdale.ubalt.edu/whm/whm2009.htm; for more resources, please see our Women’s Studies Guide.
For help locating these titles, or to locate additional resources, please stop by or contact the Reference Desk.
A Companion to Feminist Geography
Lise Nelson & Joni Seager
Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2005
Net Library E-Book (Access to this electronic book is available to students, faculty, staff, and on-site users at USMAI institutions)
Films & Documentaries (films written and/or directed by women)
Women Behind the Camera (2007)
Director: Alexis Krasilovsky
TR849.A1 W66 2007
American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women’s History & Culture in the United States
National Women’s History Museum Cyber Exhibits
While this museum awaits a permanent home in Washington, DC, the NWHM has created more than a dozen online exhibits celebrating women’s contributions to American history.
National Women’s History Project
Founded in 1980, this organization sets the theme for U.S. Women’s History Month each year. The site also contains a list of Women’s History Month honorees past and present, as well as links to other resources.
Presidential Proclamation for Women’s History Month 2009
Read President Obama’s proclamation, which was signed on March 3.
Smithsonian Education – Women’s History Month
Find a list of resources, events, and visitor information.
Women’s History Month
This page links to online collections and exhibits, events, multimedia files, and information for teachers. Sponsors include the Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities, Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Holocaust Museum, and the National Park Service.
Women’s History Month Free Resources Site (Gale)
Includes screensavers, calendars, activities, biographies, a quiz, and other materials.