Women

Also known as the Brown University Women Writers Project, this full-text database includes writing by pre-Victorian women authors, as well as topic essays and introductions. Documents include notation on original pictures and line breaks. Renaissance Women Online (RWO) is a specific subset of this database.

Coverage: approximately 1500-1830
Tags: Literature, Women

This is a searchable, full-text collection of 5 leading American women’s magazines. Better Homes and Gardens; Chatelaine; Good Housekeeping; Ladies’ Home Journal; and Parents Magazine.

Coverage: 1887-2005
Tags: Women, Women's Studies

Full-text information on the history of the American Women’s Movement, from colonial times to the present. Includes timelines, biographies, primary documents, and images on nearly 700 topics.

An interdisciplinary database combined from Women Studies Abstracts (1984-present), Women’s Studies Database (1972-present), New Books on Women and Feminism (1987-present), Women of Color and Southern Women (1975-present), and several major bibliographies.

Coverage: 1972 (and earlier)-present
Tags: Women, Women's Studies

Searchable CD-ROM edition of Women’s Studies Index, updated twice yearly. Provides citations for contemporary scholarship in the journals and magazines. Print edition of index for 1989-1997 available at HQ1180.W664 in Humanities/Social Sciences Reference.

Coverage: 1995-2002
Tags: Women, Women's Studies

This database includes searchable full text historical documents, a number of document projects based around key questions, teaching tools, plus book, film and website reviews.