RECOMMENDED WOMEN'S HISTORY SITES
- MedLinePlus from the National Institutes of Health. See Women's Health and Hispanic American Health
- MedlinePlus en español del Instituto Nacional de Salud. Salud de las mujeres Salud de los hispanoamericanos
- African American Women Writers of the 19th Century - From the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library. Browse by title, author, biography
- American Women's History Timeline - From Middle Tennessee State University. Events & sources in American women's history
- Biographies of Women in Science – From Eastern Illinois University
- California Agricultural Worker's History Center - From the Watsonville Public Library
- Center for American Women and Politics – From Rutgers University. Sources on women politicians and women’s civic engagement
- Feminist Chronicles: 1953-1994 - From Feminist Majority Foundation. Key events and initiatives; full-text of books by Toni Carabillo, Judith Meuli and June Bundy Csida
- Home Economics Archives: Research, Tradition and History - From Cornell University. Books and journals related to home economics from 1829-1979.
- National Women's History Museum - Online exhibits on women’s suffrage, women in WWI, the progressive era, etc
- Salem Witch Trails Archive – from the University of Virginia
- Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture - From Duke University Libraries
- Santa Cruz County History - From the Santa Cruz Public Library
- Watsonville Historical Newspaper Archive - From the Watsonville Public Library. Digitized copies of Watsonville newspapers spanning 1867-2012
- Women come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers and Broadcasters During WW II – From the Library of Congress
- Women of Protest: Photographs of The National Women's Party - From the Library of Congress. A selection of photos from the Records of the National Woman's Party
- Women Working (1870-1930) - From Harvard Library. Photographs, books, and pamphlets on women’s role in the U.S. economy
PRIMARY SOURCES: DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
Consider the source--Use recognized authorities. Know who is responsible for the content.
Focus on quality--All Web sites are not created equal. Does the site have an editorial board? Is the information reviewed before it is posted?
Be a cyberskeptic--Does the site make claims that seem too good to be true?
Look for the evidence--Rely on research, not opinion.
Check for currency--Look for a date. Is the information current?
Beware of bias--What is the purpose? Who is providing the funding? Who pays for the site?
Source: MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing 2014