American Association of University Women: Oldest group in the country devoted to gender equity for women and girls with focus on education. For information on membership, contact Jan McVicker (Mcvicker@ait.fredonia.edu). Anyone with a bachelor's degree is eligible to join.
The Association of African Women Scholars (AAWS) invites new members, announces an upcoming conference as well as several publications in the field. Membership in the association is open to African women and men everywhere committed to "engendering and promoting scholarship in all disciplines in African Women's Studies." Individuals who are not of African descent can join the association as associate members. Contact the group for dues and other info.
- The AAWS has a discussion group on the Internet: send a note to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.IUPUI.EDU with the message SUBSCRIBE AFWOSCHO [YOUR NAME] and it is open to members and non-members.
- The AAWS also has embarked on an important initiative, "Bridges across Activism and the Academy" by publishing "The African Women Bibliographies: A Global Project" that will encourage and facilitate research on women of African descent. The first volume will be published in 2000. See their website for additional information and more publications.
Cybergrrl: An online community of cool women. Register for free e-mail addresses and more.
Femina: A database of sites for, by, and about women.
Feminist.com: A respository of articles and speeches, women's health resources, activism sources, and more.
Feminist Bookstore Index: An index of feminist bookstores around the world.
The Feminist Majority Online: Speaking of informative web sites...The Feminist Majority web site offers an international feminist perspective and information on nearly any topic important to women.
Living the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement
1848 - 1998: A wonderful web site commemorating the 150th anniversary of the women's movement. Visit the site for information on today's issues, a timeline of feminist milestones, discussions, and much more.
Moxie Magazine: MOXIE Magazine, founded by Emily Hancock (author of The Girl Within), is hardly an ordinary magazine. MOXIE is being produced, written by and targeted for 20-something women who want more out of a magazine than fashion, beauty and ten tips on how to get the man.
The National Women's Hall of Fame: News and information about great women.
National Women's Health Center: A national clearinghouse for information and resources about women's health. Their primary goal is "to educate healthcare consumers and empower them to make intelligent decisions. We do this by providing you with easy-to-understand and easy-to-reach information and services."
National Women's Studies Association: Supports and promotes feminist/womanist teaching, learning, research, and professional and community service at the pre-K through post-secondary levels and serves as a locus of information about the inter-disciplinary field of Women's Studies for those outside the profession.
NOW Catalog of Feminist Books: The online bookstore of the National Organization for Women (NOW). If you can't find what you're looking for here, you can also order books from Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble Online. The NOW site is a great resource for news, information, and activism ideas.
Reed Library's Web Page: Check this site for links to the online catalog, library newsletter, and upcoming events.
Undelete.org: The Women's Internet Information Network: featuring Catt's Claws, a periodically-appearing feminist newsletter.
Victorian Women's Writer Project: Their goal is "to produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century, encoded using the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML). The works, selected with the assistance of the Advisory Board, will include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children's books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama. Considerable attention will be given to the accuracy and completeness of the texts, and to accurate bibliographical descriptions of them. "
Women's Bookshelf: Links to the best women's writings sites.
Women's Community on the Web: A community by women, for women, and about women. Their goals is to provide "a community which provides support, resources, fun, and education for adult women about their life choices."
Women Leaders Online: The first and largest women's advocacy group created on the Internet empowering women in politics, society, the economy, the media and cyberspace. Building a network of one million women (and sympathetic men), publishing regular action alerts on crucial issues, and organizing non-partisan grassroots lobbying and voter education. Encouraging pro-woman candidates