Women's History - United States: Start Here

What's in this Guide?

Welcome to the Women’s History Month research guide! This guide was developed to help you find library resources and websites on the many issues pertaining to women. The guide may also serve as a companion to the 2021 Women's Leadership Summit and Awards as well as 2018's Courageous Conversations: Women's Voices a college-wide initiative focused on empowering women. Here you will find resources such as selected books, e-books, and databases related to each event. Many of these resources can be located via the library's catalog or one of the library's databases, while others can be easily requested from OhioLINK. This guide also provides links to local and national networks for women.

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

For more relevant results while searching the library catalog or research databases, use Library of Congress Subject Headings.  In EBSCOHost databases, such as Women's Studies International, choose "SU Subject Terms" from the "Select a Field" dropdown menu and type your subject term in the search box.

Here are some examples of Library of Congress Subject Headings related to women in the United States:

These subject terms may also be used when conducting subject searches in the library catalog.

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