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Women's Studies Research Guide: Websites

Organizations and Associations

Cultural Institutions

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Library has compiled a comprehensive list of organizations, programs, departments, and archives dedicated to women and gender studies.  

Government Sources


White House Conference Group of the National Women's Council. Scurlock Studio. 1938. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division, New York Public Library

GAIA WEB. The Resource Clearinghouse for RAIN Network's Women's Internet Council.
Sponsored by the Resource Clearinghouse for RAIN network's Women's Internet Council. Points to a variety of sources, including NewWomen’s Resource Web,, and Financial Web center. Designed to help women working with the Internet as means of communication.

WSSLinks: Women and Gender Studies Web Sites
Access to a wide range of resources in support of Women's Studies; topics include art, business, education, film, history, music and more.  

Women’s Studies/Women’s Issues Resource Sites
Selective, annotated, highly acclaimed listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies / women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program; use section sections if looking for specific women-focused topics such as health, sexuality and sports; from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

WWW Virtual Library Women’s History
“The main purposes of this virtual library are to list women's history institutions and organizations, locate archival and library collections, and provide links to Internet resources on women's history. In addition, also included are a list of women's studies journals and a few comprehensive link collections useful as a starting point for searching the Internet for women's studies in general.”

Starting Points

Subject Guide

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Frostburg State University
Lewis J. Ort Library
Office 315
1 Susan Eisel Drive
Frostburg, MD 21532

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