Thursday, March 10, 2011

Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are a few resources in GALILEO to help you find the stories of women throughout history.

Encyclopædia Britannica offers a spotlight on women, Encyclopædia Britannica Profiles 300 Women Who Changed the World. This collection of items includes an illustrated timeline of women throughout history along with articles, essays, speeches, video clips, and learning activities.

Interested in important women in Georgia? Take a look at the Women of Distinction in Georgia feature in the New Georgia Encyclopedia. You can read about interesting women like Mary Musgrove, Rosalyn Carter, Alice Walker, and many more fascinating women. The Digital Library of Georgia offers many historical images and documents related to women, and it also includes two collections focused on women’s history, For Our Mutual Benefit: The Athens Woman’s Club and Social Reform, 1899-1920 and Georgia Women’s Movement Oral History Project Collection.

Also take a look at the great print titles here at the Simon Schwob Memorial Library.

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