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Women's History: By Time, Event, Movement

To explore the achievements and events in women's history

Films On Demand

Primary Sources - Images, News Reports, First-Hand Accounts, Speeches, etc.

DIY Search for Books and DVDs to Borrow from Our Library Shelves


You might search (without the dashes) using:


        Women--History--19th century

        Women--History--20th century

        Women--History--20th century. United States--Armed Forces

        Women--History--21st century. United States--Armed Forces

        Women--History and condition of women



        Women--History--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

 Search also under:

  • subdivision Women under individual wars, e.g. World War, 1939-1945—Women
  • and headings beginning with the word Women

For focused results, use the drop down arrow to change KEYWORD to SUBJECT.

Web Resources

You will, throughout this guide, see overlap and/or
duplication in content. For example, a Primary Source document may also be a
Web Resource.

Places to Find More Information About History of Women.

We have the following periodicals specifically about women:

  Women's studies  (0049-7878)
from 12/01/1972 to 18 months ago in Academic Search Premier, Literary Reference Center and SocINDEX with Full Text
  Women's studies forum  (1225-0228)
from 12/31/1985 to 01/31/2007 in GenderWatch
  Women's studies in communication  (0749-1409)
from 10/01/1997 to 01/31/2011 in GenderWatch
from 03/01/2004 to present in Communication & Mass Media Complete
  Women's studies international forum  (0277-5395)
from 01/01/1995 to present in ScienceDirect Physical Sciences College Edition and ScienceDirect Social & Behavioral Sciences College Edition
  Women's studies journal  (0112-4099)
from 09/01/2009 to present in GenderWatch

  Women's studies quarterly  (0732-1562)

from 04/01/2001 to 6 months ago in GenderWatch

The following databases contain articles and information that will help you with your research.

UCC LibGuides at Union County College