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Census 2010 – Have you Returned Your Form?

March 30th, 2010 by

Census 2010 forms are to be filled out and returned during the month of March.  The 2010 Census counts everyone living in the United States on April 1, 2010 – Census Day.   Census 2010 has set up an interactive mapping tool to see community participation rates.  Check out our community at the Take 10 Map – 2010 Census Participation Rates.

Other interactive ways to reach citizens, provide information and urge participation include  social networking sites –

Census 2010 Web Site

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Census 2010 on Facebook

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New Library Subject Guide for Performance Studies

March 29th, 2010 by Michael Winter

The new library subject guide can be found on library’s subject guide page under Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences/Interdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences. See http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/research/subjects/

Or, go directly to tne new page at http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/research/subjects/index.php?id=149

Women’s Rights Movement in the 19th and 20th Century USA

March 29th, 2010 by David Michalski

In conjunction with Peter J. Shields Library’s Special Collections Exhibition “A Woman’s Place” here is a list of reseources useful in researching the social history of the Women’s Rights movement in the 19th and 20th Century USA.

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of gender and society / edited by Jodi O’Brien.
Los Angeles : SAGE, c2009.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1115 .E54 2009 Lib Use Only

Gender and education : an encyclopedia / edited by Barbara J. Bank ; Sara Delamont and Catherine Marshall, associate editors.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference LC213 .G425 2007 Lib Use Only

The Women’s movement today : an encyclopedia of third-wave feminism / edited by Leslie L. Heywood.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1115 .W644 2006 Lib Use Only

Black women in America / Darlene Clark Hine, editor in chief.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference E185.86 .B542 2005 Lib Use Only

Encyclopedia of American social movements / edited by Immanuel Ness ; foreword by Stephen Eric Bronner and Frances Fox Piven.
Armonk, NY : Sharpe Reference, c2004.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HN57 .E594 2004 Lib Use Only

Whitson, Kathy J.
Encyclopedia of feminist literature / Kathy J. Whitson.Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference PN471 .W455 2004 Lib Use Only

Encyclopedia of women in the American West / edited by Gordon Morris Bakken & Brenda Farrington.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2003.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1438.W45 E53 2003 Lib Use

Encyclopedia of women in American history.
Armonk, NY : Sharpe Reference, c2002.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1410 .E53 2002 Lib Use Only

Historical and multicultural encyclopedia of women’s reproductive rights in the United States / edited by Judith A. Baer.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ766.5.U5 H57 2002 Lib Use Only

Rappaport, Helen.
Encyclopedia of women social reformers / Helen Rappaport.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2001.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1236 .R29 2001 Lib Use Only

Hannam, June,1947-
International encyclopedia of women’s suffrage / June Hannam, Mitzi Auchterlonie, and Katherine Holden.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000.
Shields Library JF851 .H28 2000 Regular Loan

Routledge international encyclopedia of women : global women’s issues and knowledge / Cheris Kramarae and Dale Spender, general editors.
New York : Routledge, 2000.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference
HQ1115 .R69 2000 Lib Use Only

Matthews, Glenna.
American women’s history : a student companion / Glenna Matthews.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Shields Library HQ1410 .M378 2000 Regular Loan

Oppedisano, Jeannette M.,1943-
Historical encyclopedia of American women entrepreneurs : 1776 to the present / Jeannette M. Oppedisano.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Shields Library HF3023.A2 O64 2000 Regular Loan

Crawford, Elizabeth.
The Women’s suffrage movement : a reference guide, 1866-1928.
London : UCL Press, 1999.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference JN979 .C73 1999 Lib Use Only

O’Dea, Suzanne,1950-
From Suffrage to the Senate : an encyclopedia of American women in politics / Suzanne O’Dea Schenken ; foreword by Ann W. Richards.Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1999.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1236.5.U6 S32 1999 Lib Use Only

Encyclopedia of women in American politics / edited by Jeffrey D. Schultz and Laura van Assendelft ; foreword by Helen Thomas.
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1999.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1236.5.U6 E53 1999 Lib Use Only

The Women’s movement in the United States an interactive encyclopedia.
Santa Barbara, Calif : ABC-CLIO, 1999.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1410 .W686 1999 CD-ROM Lib Use Only
CD-ROM, 2nd Floor Shields Library, Computer Station “RIO”

Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn.
The Encyclopedia of women’s history in America / Kathryn Cullen-DuPont ; Annelise Orleck, historical consultant.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1998.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1410 .C85 1998

Women’s issues / consulting editor, Margaret McFadden.
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c1997.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1115 .W6425 1997 Lib Use Only

Protest, power, and change : an encyclopedia of nonviolent action from ACT-UP to women’s suffrage / editors, Roger S. Powers, William B. Vogele ; associate editors, Christopher Kruegler, Ronald M. McCarthy.
New York : Garland Pub., 1997.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HM278 .P76 1997 Lib Use Only

Frost-Knappman, Elizabeth.
The ABC-CLIO companion to women’s progress in America / Elizabeth Frost-Knappman, with the assistance of Sarah Kurian.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1994.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1410 .F76 1994 Lib Use Only

Weatherford, Doris.
American women’s history / Doris Weatherford.
New York : Prentice Hall General Reference, c1994.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HQ1115 .W4 1994 Lib Use Only

Black women in America : an historical encyclopedia / editor, Darlene Clark Hine ; associate editors, Elsa Barkley Brown, Rosalyn Terborg-Penn.
Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Pub., 1993.
Shields Library E185.86 .B542 1993 Regular Loan

Tuttle, Lisa,1952-
Encyclopedia of feminism / Lisa Tuttle.
New York, N.Y. : Facts on File Publications, 1986.
Shields Library HQ1115 .T87 1986 Regular Loan

Journal literature, Indexes and Abstracts

Women’s Studies International [via EBSCO]
(http://uclibs.org/PID/16677)
An interdisciplinary database combined from Women Studies Abstracts (1984-present), Women’s Studies Database (1972-present), New Books on Women and Feminism (1987-present), Women of Color and Southern Women (1975-present), and several major bibliographies.
Coverage: 1972 (& earlier)-present

America: History and Life
(http://uclibs.org/pid/6159)
Bibliographic database containing citations to articles on American and Canadian history, including ethnic history and relations, from prehistory to the present. Covers more than 2000 journals published worldwide.

Sociological Abstracts [via CSA Illumina]
(http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=davis&access=davis856&cat=socioabs&adv=1)
Sociological Abstracts Database is a primary resource for accessing the latest research sponsored in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database draws information from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other serials publications, plus conference papers, books, and dissertations. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.
Coverage: 1963-present

Gender Watch
(http://uclibs.org/PID/4741)
A full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, NGO and special reports.

Black Studies Center[via Proquest] (http://uclibs.org/PID/113795)
Black Studies Center brings together historical and current material for research projects on African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa. It is comprised of several cross-searchable component databases including the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, The International Index to Black Periodicals, and Newspapers, including the full text backfile of the Afro-American newspaper, The Chicago Defender from 1910-1975.

Full Text of Historic Publications

Women and Social Movements in the United States: 1600 to 2000
(http://uclibs.org/PID/36739)
From Alexander Street Press, this database currently includes searchable full text historical documents, a number of document projects based around key questions, teaching tools, plus book, film and website reviews.
Related:See also the related discussion forum, “The Second Wave” and Beyond (http://scholar.alexanderstreet.com/display/WASM)

Everyday Life & Women in America, c1800-1920 [via Adam Matthew]
(http://uclibs.org/PID/113691)
This digital collection provides access to rare primary source material from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History, Duke University and The New York Public Library. It comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of books, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes.

Gerritsen Collection – Women’s History Online (http://uclibs.org/PID/9286)
A searchable, full-text collection of books and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and women’s rights. The texts, collected between the late 1800s and 1945 are in fifteen different languages and cover four centuries
Coverage: 1543-1945

North American Women’s Letters and Diaries (NAWLD)
(http://uclibs.org/PID/1400)
Includes the full text of diaries and letters of more than 100 women from the 18th and 19th centuries, with biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography on women’s narratives.
Coverage: 1675-1950

Women Working 1870-1930
(http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/)
Provides free access to digitized books (over 2000), manuscripts (10,000 pages) and images (1,000) from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U.S. economy from 1870-1930.
Coverage: 1870-1930


Library of Congress, American Memory Project, Women’s History

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?category=Women’s%20History
Historical texts, broadsides, and other material from the women’s rights movement collected by the Library of Congress.


David Michalski
Social and Cultural Studies Librarian
University of California, Davis
michalski@ucdavis.edu