Celebrating Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we curated a special collection of Library resources for our community. Explore the links below to examine diverse articles, books, images, films, and activities which spotlight women’s history across the globe.

The National Women’s History Alliance names the celebration’s 2024 theme, “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion,” and this month we celebrate female leadership that promote equality and justice both institutionally and socially. Join us as we honor the resilience and creativity of women who have impacted the expansion of our collective consciousness.

*For more information on the 2024 Women’s History Month theme, visit www.nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org.
For more information on Women’s History Month, visit www.womenshistorymonth.gov.


Gale in Context: Global Issues

Gale is here to help researchers explore international women in politics, as well as political movements and legislation impacting women around the globe. We invite you to utilize the following linked content, along with our Gale In Context: Global Issues resource, to participate in some self-led Women’s History Month activities! The prompts are geared toward teachers and students, but all are welcome to enjoy the informative challenge.

Gale OneFile: U.S. History
Read academic journals, magazine articles, news articles, and more on women’s history in Gale Onefile: U.S. History. Here are a few highlights to get you started in your exploration of the database:

Heritage Hub
Are you curious to know the matriarchs of your family’s history? Perhaps you would like to celebrate the life of those who have passed. Search family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States.

Kanopy
From biopics illuminating iconic figures to poignant dramas highlighting everyday heroes, this collection of Kanopy films serve as a powerful lens through which to explore, honor and commemorate the diverse experiences and invaluable impact of women around the world. Review our Women’s History Month collection, film synopses and other details at www.kanopy.com/category/15759.

 


 

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