A Veritable Treasure Trove of Women's History Materials
American Women's History Online is an authoritative reference database containing biographies, historical and topical subject entries, primary sources, maps and charts, images and videos, and general and subject-specific timelines encompassing more than 500 years of American women's history.
Historical videos cover such topics as working women, women in politics, and changing women's fashions. Users can search for entries by keyword or phrase, or they can browse by topic and by time period—from nine historical periods relevant specifically to women's history.
- Complete coverage: more than 500 years of American women's history
- Unique Topic Centers: specially selected entries on different eras of women's history to help users find a starting point for their research
- Four unique timelines: a general timeline spanning more than 500 years of American women's history, a timeline covering the history of reproductive rights and technology, and a timeline on women in politics, all updated monthly; plus a timeline of the American women's suffrage movement
- Authoritative source list: full and partial text from a wealth of print titles
- Newsreel videos: videos giving enlightening "you are there" looks at events and people.
- Events and topics
- Primary sources
- Image and video galleries
- Maps and charts
- "Editor's Selection of the Month"
- "Focus on History through Video" feature with video gallery
- "Did You Mean...?" search feature
- Persistent record links
- Examples of full citations in MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, and APA styles.