National Women's History Month

Celebrate Women’s History by discovering more about some of the many women who have helped shape our world.  To get you started, here are some links to resources, both in the library and beyond.

Access the Biography in Context database and choose “Browse People” and then the category “Notable Women” to view a list 138 women with remarkable achievements.  In addition to the biographies, each entry includes a collection of multimedia content, reference materials, and news articles.

Visit the Fairbanks Library in person and browse the nonfiction section 305.42, to find books currently checked in, including “Texas Through Women’s Eyes: The Twentieth-Century Experience” and “The Feminist Promise: 1792 to the Present”.  Browse our online catalog here to find and request more books, such as “33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women's History: From Suffragettes to Skirt Lengths to the E.R.A”.

Visit the National Women’s History Project online to view the 2014 Honorees that embodied this year’s theme of Character, Courage and Commitment.  Last, but not least, WomensHistoryMonth.Gov has audio and video features on women with achievements in literature, business, politics, and the arts, plus links to view exhibits and collections online.

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