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Women's & Gender Studies

Other Relevant Research Guides

These links will open Research Guides  that are relevant to Women's & Gender Studies that are created and maintained by other Buley Library subject librarians. 

Media & Publications

Note: links to magazines' websites may only provide access to freely available (non-subscribed) content. For subscribed content please see the Library's holdings for the titles in Journal Finder

Other Information Sources

This annotated list was originally complied by Cindy Schofield, MLIS, Ed.D; former Buley Library Technical Services Division Head 1999-2018.

 AAUW Research Reports

Many AAUW reports have to do with the education of young women and girls and gender inequity in education.  Their 2000 report on girls in the computer age is espcially interesting.   Tech-Savvy:  Educating Girls in the New Computer  Age (2000) Schools need to change the way information technology is used, applied, and  taught in the nation's classrooms, according to this report. AAUW's Tech Check  is a guide to help schools assess the technology opportunities they offer  female students.

Brave Girls and Strong Women: a collection of books from small publishers.

An annotated list of empowering books for girls--divided by age categories

Books for Young Women and Girls

An annotated list of non-fiction books on the website of The Center for Women and Work at UMass Lowell.

Engineer Girl

This site is sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering and is intended to encourage girls to puruse study in the field of engineering.  It includes information about engineering work, educational paths, biographies of women engineers and information about opportunities to explore. 


"Feministing is an online community run by and for young feminists. For over a decade, we’ve been offering sharp, uncompromising feminist analysis of everything from pop culture to politics and inspiring young people to make real-world feminist change, online and off."

Girl Scouts USA

Web site for the organization first started by Daisy Low based on her belief that "all girls should be given the opportunity to develop physically, mentally and spiritually."  The site includes history, research, advocacy and career links for girls and adult leaders. 

Girl Up

Girl Up is an innovative campaign of the United Nations Foundation. We give American girls the opportunity to become global leaders and channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds for United Nations programs that help some of the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls.

The Hidden World of Girls (NPR series)   

Subtitled, "Girls and the women they become," this compilation of essays, photos, videos and spoken recordings is a collaboration between The Kitchen Sisters, NPR and Listeners.  New stories are welcome!

Websites for Girls

A list of selected websites with a focus on girls and young women--some are intended for girls and/or young women themselves, others are for adults, about girls/young women.  Included are game sites, bibliographies, papers and information on many topics.