July 2012 Archives

Writing and Publishing Resources

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WritersMarket.com
This site is the wired key to publishing success, providing the most comprehensive and always up-to-date market contact info available. An outstanding guide to freelance writing. This site charges an annual fee.

100 Resources and Links for Writers

Twitter Tips for Authors

The Author's Guild
Dozens of great resources for writers and publishers. Legal information, tips, etc.

WritingWithClarity.com
An excellent site from Ken O'Quinn, a former news journalist turned writing coach/consultant.

The Power of Words
Bob Wyss of The Providence Journal has a great site on writing and writing well.

Gutenberg.net: Public Domain Books
Thousands of public domain books.

ClickZ: Seven Qualities of Good Online Writing
An online directory of writing education for journalism, poetry, screenwriting, etc.

Connect Online, LLC
An online directory of writing education for journalism, poetry, screenwriting, etc.

The WorkingReporter.com
Information and links for all reporting needs.

Reporter Pitch Story Information Exchange
Share story ideas, links and other resources.

FindHow's Writing Page
A great resource for accomplishing everyday tasks with a particular emphasis on writing topics.

Virtual Reference Desk
Quick research on almanac questions.

Libraryspot.com
One-stop shopping for dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference materials.

Phaster Lookups Reference Database
Do quick searches for reference tools: encylopedias, economic terms, legal dictionary, biblical reference, quotes and more. Great one-stop reference shopping.

Writers' Forum
Forum members are in the process of writing a debut novel/non-fiction volume of prose or poetry. The online community discusses the process of researching and writing a first book. Members get access to exclusive podcasts and interviews, plus original articles and tips for amateur and professional writers, artists, etc.

Writers and Editors

"No Train, No Gain"
A helpful site for training tips from newsroom trainers around the world.

Editing a Web Site: Extending the Levels of Edit
Describes lessons learned by a university editing class when they edited a web site.

The Write Life
Writing resources site. Books, freelance writing, etc.

Yale's World Wide Web Style Manual
Describes lessons learned by a university editing class when they edited a web site.

30 Useful Tools for Freelancers
Free online tools to manage workflow, revenues, expenses, etc.

Ragan: 14 Apps That Will Jumpstart Your Writing

Techniques for Writing Good Web Documents
An extensive list of specific do's and don'ts, with examples. Many of these tips are familiar to technical communicators but are often news to other writers. Includes a good discussion on when and how to use frames.

Writing for the Web

Jared Spool's User Interface Engineering

Jacob Nielsen's Alertbox
An ongoing series on topics such as "How users read on the Web", "Why Web users scan instead of read".

Freelance Writing Organization International
A free site that hosts thousands of writing resources and writing links in a massive online database. 40-plus genres, funds for writers, job listings, education, news, submission calls, research library. Writing resources range from adventure to westerns, agents to publishers. Professional resources for all writers, editors, journalists of all mediums.

Newslab's "Getting the Numbers Right"

NetLingo.com Internet Dictionary
This is a modern dictionary of everyday jargon used at work, in cyberspace, and in "the real world." Easy-to-understand, its mission is to help all computer users learn some basic concepts about what the Internet is, how the Web works, and what you need to know to take part in the online world.

Allwords.com
Look up spellings quickly.

Freelance Writing Organization International
A free site that hosts thousands of writing resources and writing links in a massive online database. 40+ genres, funds for writers, job listings, education, news, submission calls, research library. Writing resources range from adventure to westerns, agents to publishers. Professional resources for all writers, editors, journalists of all mediums.

Garbl's Writing Center
A great collection of free writing tips, resources, links, etc.

Today in Literature
A calendar of engaging stories about the great books, writers, and events in literary history.

Dictionaries on the Web
More than 100 links to dictionaries in 40 languages

Comptons Encyclopedia Online

Thesaurus.com
Look up words quickly.

Encyclopedia.com

Acronym Finder
Not sure what alphabet soup means? Look up the acronym for the full spelling.

Dictionary
Quick reference for word searches.

Your Dictionary.com: 100 Most Misspelled Words

Your Dictionary.com: 100 Most Mispronounced Words

University Writing Style Guides
A large collection of online style guides.

Liam's Pictures from Old Books
More than 2,400 high-resolution images from more than 160 antique books.

Slanguage: Slang Terms
A collection of regional, national and international slang terms.

Internet Resources for Writers
A great one-page stop for helpful writing and reporting links.

Webopedia
Look up the latest in high-tech jargon; definitions in layman's terms.

Netlingo
The Internet Language Dictionary

Onelook Dictionary
A glossary of 743 subjects.

Bartleby's Familiar Quotations
Not sure who said it? Look it up!

Elements of Style

InfoPlease Online Almanac

Newsthinking.com
An excellent site on newspaper writing and reporting from Bob Baker of the LA Times. The site offers a dynamic e-newsletter on writing, editing and newsroom collaboration.

The Vocabula Review

Newscript: Writing for Radio
This site is run by Michael Meckler, a professor of classical and medieval Latin literature at Ohio State University. A useful guide to various forms of audio journalism, along with practical tips on writing for the ear.

Community Media Workshop
Dozens of resources and tips pages on reporting issues.

E-journals.org
Search for journals on hundreds of wide-ranging topics.

Webgrammar.com
Writing tips, grammar index, online tips and more.

Spelling Links

WritePath
Blog on writing, history, e-updates and more!

Children's Literature Database
This database has thousands of listings of award-winning children's literature books.

Wikipedia Literature

New Pages

Literary Web
Compiled by the University of Virginia this site offers author directories, book collections, journals, literary resources, etc.

Lit Line Links
More than 100 listings of links to organizations and other literature directories.

Harvard's Nieman Narrative Digest
Updated every couple of weeks with tips and ideas about narrative writing.

Liam's Pictures from Old Books
More than 2,400 high-resolution images from more than 160 antique books.

Harvard's Notable Narratives Database
A database of narrative journalism samples. Search by dates, source, topic, etc.

Bull's Eye Business Writing Tips
More than 400 tips.

KnightCite Bibliography Writer
Based on input from the user, this tool generates bibliographic information for term and research papers. And it does so in any of three styles chosen by the user - Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA) or Chicago Manual of Style.

Jim's Word/Writer's Links
A great collection of writing resources for journalists and others.

WritersHome.com: Freelance Writing Resources

Chip on Your Shoulder Writing Column
From Poynter.org's Chip Scanlan.

Columbia Journalism Review Resource Guides
Covers a variety of journalism topics.

Obit Writing Tips
Suggestions from journalist Gerry Goldstein.

WritePath.com
Reference materials for writers to address the questions journalists do.

ProJo's Power of Words

Logophilia.com
Features terms tied to current events. A very helpful resource. You have to pay for some items, though.

AmericanDialect.org
The site selects "Words of the Year." Hilarious.

ReverseSpeech.com
Ever wonder what you're saying backwards?

World Clock
Convert time, date to anywhere in the world.

Who, What, When Database
A cool tool that allows you to quickly search historical timelines.

Common Errors in English
Is it further or farther? Settle all newsroom bets.

Simpli.com
For finding words in their proper context, this directory is also useful for finding alternate words to concepts or ideas.

Oingo.com
For finding words in their proper context, this directory is also useful for finding alternate words to concepts or ideas.

The Writer's Guru
Reporters can post queries about research, grammar, spelling, etc.

Buzzwhack's Buzzword Complaint Dictionary
A funny site that helps you clarify what your boss or client is talking about.

Reporter's Desktop
Several great reporting tools.

Itools.com
Language and library aids, research materials

Writers on America
Fifteen writers enlisted by the State Department to contribute essays (for overseas consumption) on what it means to be a writer in America.

The Elements of Style

Jack Lynch's Guide to Style

Research and Style Guides for Students
Nearly 100 links to helpful research sites.

Webster's Guide to Grammar and Writing

NewsCollege
Loaded with tip sheets and articles, this site features work previously published in "The Write Way," some of which have been updated and revised for NewsCollege. Started in early 2006, the site covers many writing basics, such as tightening copy and eliminating weak quotes.

LSU's Ready Reference Style Guide

The Writing Center's Online Handouts

Garrison Keillor's Writers Almanac

Citation Styles to Electronic and Internet Sources

Shakespeare's Complete Works

Studs Turkel: Conversation with America
Interviews, links, stories from the famous Chicago-based author.

SFLink.net
Puts journalists in touch with science fiction experts including authors, artists and fans.

Openweb Analysts
This company helps journalists and news people with the concepts behind Open Source software, such as Linux, Apache web server and OpenOffice.

Wacky Writer's World
A web site for writers about the writer's craft, the "business" side of writing, and other topics of interest to writers and others.

Internet-Resources.com: Writers
More than 1,900 useful links for writers.

Editorial Freelancers Association

The WritersManual.com
Great resources and industry news.

Writers Weekly
A great E-zine full of writing tips, publishing news, etc.

NewsPlace.org
A search site that features a "Grammar Matters" review section.

Dictionaries on the Web
More than 100 links to dictionaries in 40 languages

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Bedford St. Martin's Web Resources for Writers

Columbia Encyclopedia
The sixth edition has 51,000 entries and 80,000 cross references and search capabilities.


Writing for the Web/Online Tools

Jakob Nielsen's Writing for the Web
Dozens of great tips and research on developing online content.

Gahran.com
Web consultant Amy Gahran, who offers super tips on writing, editing and designing for the Web.

WritetheWeb.com
News for Web users who write back.

Writing for the Web and Creating Effective Online Content
A Webword.com interview with online writing expert Amy Gahran.

Writing for the Web
The basic do's and don'ts from Webnovice.com.

SearchSpell.com
Check your spelling as you submit a query.

TimeTicker.com
Use this database to check what time it is anywhere in the world.

EditAvenue.com
Claims to be the he Internet?s "premier editing resource." You can select English professors, technical writers, lawyers, copy editors, scientists, or more than 200 other editing experts to correct and enhance your writing.

Web Writer Weekly
Resources and links for writers.

American Society of Journalists and Authors

Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
Tips on writing, punctuation, grammar, usage, etc. Great podcasts where GG answers user-submitted questions.

Internet Public Library Pathfinder
University of Michigan librarians organize subject pages that included annotated suggestions for both the Web and library books. A great starting point for any story.

Brizcomm.com
Aims to be the benchmark for online content in Australia. Includes an archive of content-related tips from a weekly e-mail newsletter; a database of Web site reviews from a weekly columnist and weekly radio show; a free content jobs database for web work and workers; FAQs for content employers and employees; and contributed columns and reviews.


Writing and Publishing Links

Wordorigins.org
The truth and myth about where words come from.

TipsforWriters.com
Advice and instruction on contracts, copyrights, plagiarism.

The Beat Page
A literature and publishing news site.

Eliterature.org
Dozens of resources for all types of writing. A great site!

Presidential Libraries

PublishersLunch
News and notes on the book business. Sign up for a free daily e-mail newsletter.

Poets.org

National Writer's Union

TipsforWriters.com
Advice and instruction on contracts, copyrights, plagiarism.

Eliterature.org
Dozens of resources for all types of writing. A great site!

Presidential Libraries

Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

RandomHouse 100 Best Novels

Writer's Digest

National Writer's Union

Writer's Guild of America

Writer's Union of Canada

American Booksellers Association
National trade association.

Bookwire.com
Publishing news, features and interviews.

AuthorsDen
Gathering place to share information between unpublished authors.

Authorlink
Buys and sells rights to unpublished manuscripts.

Small Publishers Association of North America

American Self-Publisher Association
Devoted to teaching authors how to self-publish and market their books.

IndependentPublisher.com

U.S. Copyright Office

The Complete Review
A literary review site.

Neil Gaiman's Writing Journal
A regularly-updated journal as quirky as his professional work.

American Booksellers Association
National trade association.

Bookwire.com
Publishing news, features and interviews.

BookFinder.com
Links to 20,000 independent book-sellers and lists more than 30 million books (new, used, rare, etc.).

AuthorsDen
Gathering place to share information between unpublished authors.

Authorlink
Buys and sells rights to unpublished manuscripts.

Small Publishers Association of North America

American Self-Publisher Association
Devoted to teaching authors how to self-publish and market their books.

IndependentPublisher.com

Arts & Letters Daily
Updated sets of links each day.

3 a.m. Magazine
A contemporary art and literature site that features photo essays, poems, essays, stories and more.

Indentity Theory
A contemporary art and literature site that features photo essays, poems, essays, stories and more.

Corpse
A contemporary art and literature site that features photo essays, poems, essays, stories and more.

Rosetta Project
Archive of lost languages, pronunciation guides and writing samples.

Chapter-a-Day
The site will e-mail you a chapter or two of a book each day. Very cool.

Publink.net
A database of authors, author bios, interviews, etc.

Written Road
A blog for travel writers. This specific page offers resources for writers.

Writer's Digest: 101 Best Websites for Writers

BookTV.org
A very handy search tool allows you to locate video interviews with non-fiction book editors.

Usable Web: Guide to Resources about Web Usability

Homesite Journal
A treasure trove of tips and tricks.

Sun Microsystem's Style Guide

Tim Berners-Lee's CERN Style Guide

Web Review

In the First Person
Site claims to be a "free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world."

National Biological Information Infrastructure [NBII]
Federal, state, and local government agencies, and their partners from universities provide data to biological information. This site helps you track it down.

Resources for Technical Writers

Project Gutenberg
More than 35,000 eBooks representing more than 50 languages.

Writer's Resource Center

Benedict Copyright Site

The Book Report Network
Book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of new releases, literary games and contests

AuthorYellowPages.com

AuthorsOnTheWeb.com

Good Culture: The Longform Journalism Renaissance
Short list of links to good narrative writing sites.

Copyright Management Center

Copyright Clearance Center

Top 10 Crimes of Online Writing

CyberLaw Encylopedia: Copyright Law

LongForm.org: Best of 2011
The best in long-form writing.

Crash Course in Copyright Law

Intellectual Property Primer

Expert Sources

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ExpertEngine
Launched in 2012 to help journalists and others find experts in various fields.

Neil Reisner: Finding Almost Anybody
Tips on tracking down people, databases, etc. Dozens of helpful links.

Neil Reisner: Records Retention Trick

Profnet.com
Search a free database of expert sources: medical, legal, academics and more. Puts you in touch with more than 4,000 professionals.

Expert Click
An online director of expert sources. Some free resources for journalists, some content requires registration/pay. Part of the Yearbook of Experts print directory.

SpinSpotter
An interesting piece of software tool that claims to expose news spin and bias, misuse of sources, and suspect factual support. Uses algorithms to spot spin keywords on sites you surf .

Expert Central
Similar to Profnet; search a free database of more than 4,000 expert sources.

BusinessWire's ExpertSource
Helps media secure authoritative analysis, insights and commentary from leading academic and industry experts.

SourceWire.com
Similar to Profnet.com in finding "expert" sources for media stories. Some journalists say this service is faster.

HelpaReporterOut.com
Run by blogger and PR pro Peter Shankman, is a free subscription site that allows reporters to submit a query looking for sources. Simply enter your query into a form, and it will get posted on the site's next e-mailing. Queries are sent out three a day to a list of more than 18,000 global sources. If a source has knowledge of a specific query, that source can just e-mail the reporter directly. Note that PR people are kicked off the list for off-topic pitching.

Women's Media Center: SheSource
Database of women experts for journalists, bookers and producers seeking women experts to appear on TV and to quote in print and online media.

ACP-ASIM: Bioterrorism Experts and Speakers
A listing of about 20 and their contact information.

Listorious
Find and interview experts on Twitter

University of South Carolina: Experts on War and Terrorism
A collection of faculty members with expertise in military, bioterrorism, etc.

MediaResource Service
A science experts database tailored to journalists.

Royal Society Media Directory
Look for British science experts.

FACSNET
A great site with many kinds of resources. Search a free database of experts and other research tools for journalists and academics.

Ask an Expert
Pose questions to so-called experts.

Health Behavior News Service
Provides free stories and experts for interviews on the latest research on the subject coming from peer-reviewed academic journals. The news service is an arm of the Center for the Advancement of Health.

Teoma.com Experts Links

Experts.com
A good experts database.

ExpertClick
Searchable experts/groups list.

Megasources
A collection of resources from Ryerson professor Dean Tudor.

MediaMap
Send a query to PR pros.

Newswise.com
A deep experts database, covering several academic fields.

Religionsource
This site allows journalists to find sources for their stories when religion intersects society on their beats. Journalists can log in and easily and quickly search a database for contact info, credentials and publications for about 5,000 religion scholars in more than 1,400 areas of expertise. The site is free and funded by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Guestfinder Experts Database

ABMS Certified Doctors Database
Charges for non-member searches.

Federal Judicial Center: Judge Bios
Search federal court judge bios, past and present.

Geologists and Earth Scientists
Biographies of leaders in these fields of study.

Research Connect
An integrated research database connecting the media with leading financial, political, technical, social, legal, medical, scientific, economic and business research. You can contact numerous researchers simultaneously, store favorite researchers and media contacts, etc.

Encyclopedia of Associations

HealthGrades: Find a Doctor
Good for finding expert sources in various fields of medicine.

American Society of Association Executives

SAJA: Source List of South Asia Experts

Pitsco's Ask an Expert

ExpertClick
Free registration with easy to use on-line forms for journalists. Experts can also register to be included free, but must have a link to a web site that profiles their expertise so journalists can determine if they are the appropriate sources of information and opinion. Covers more than 10,000 topics.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace "Crisis in Iraq"
Updated news stories, analysis by experts and coordinates for analysts with direct e-mail and phone contact info.

Federal Agency Employee Locators

SlipUps.com
Mistakes in movies, books, etc.

State Recycling Association Contacts

National Speakers Association
A free searchable database by location, keyword, topics, etc. NSA is a non-profit professional association with nearly 4,000 professional speakers. These speakers are well-spoken experts in wide variety of areas - perfect for thought-provoking interviews.

Keen.com Expert Database
Place queries to experts using this site, which charges a small fee. Call up experts on a variety of topics, such as finance, computing, medicine, etc. Sources are checked out by the organization. The sources call you back.

CPA Directory
Searchable directory of accountants and firms.

Federal Highway Admin Expertise Database

PR Newswire Press Room
A journalist-only site that has an archive of news releases and photos, expert sources through ProfNet, multimedia, a directory of company contacts and more.

AndreaCampbell.com
A forensic scientist, Campbell will soon have a book out, "Legal Ease: A Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedure" and is offers contact information as a source at her Web site.

SLA's One-Stop Shop
A combined list of academics lists.

AskMeHelpDesk.com

Library of Congress: Ask a Librarian
Submit questions to a librarian. Includes a chat feature and links to various collections.

Guide to Experts in International Affairs
Print guide is free to media members. This web page will tell you how to order it.

Military: Surveying Engineering and Mapping Center of Expertise

Lawyers.com
Look up a lawyer's credentials.

WhoRepresents.com: Agent Database
A great shortcut for sourcing, enter celebrity names into the database and get the managers or agents who represents them.

SFLink.net
Puts journalists in touch with science fiction experts including authors, artists and fans.

Openweb Analysts
This company helps journalists and news people with the concepts behind Open Source software, such as Linux, Apache web server and OpenOffice.

Patent Attorneys and Agents Registered to Practice before the PTO
Contact information for more than 25,000 attorneys.

Lawyer Locator
Search a free database of legal experts.

ExpertPages.com
A legal site that lists more than 140 expert witnesses on litigation issues. Can be helpful for sourcing stories on various topics, which are listed alphabetically.

Expert Village
More than 135,000 professionally produced and researched videos that help you answer everyday questions.

Howcast
Video how-to site.

ExpertVillage
Video instruction site.

WonderHowTo
Video instructions and tutorials.

WonderHowTo
Video instructions and tutorials.

eHow
Instructional Web site.

Women's Issues

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Recent Additions to This Section
(This section features sites added to the page in the last few weeks.
Each link is cross-referenced on the page in its proper category.)

The Greatest Women in Science History
Highlights many of the greatest women pioneers in science history with in-depth information and resources.

Women's eNews
Online news service providing substantive news and commentary by, for and about women.

Soroptimist International of the Americas

Soroptimist International
Organized in 1921, this group has more than 100,000 members in 119 countries around the world. It uses its official status with the United Nations to advocate on behalf of women's issues.


Women's History Month

Gale Free Resources: Women's History Month
Includes biographies, a quiz, activities, a timeline, etc.

Women's Rights: 1848 to the Present
This site contains "articles, speeches, biographies and links relating to women's rights." Includes information on the 1847 Seneca Falls, New York conference "that set the stage to gain women in the United States the right to vote," brief profiles of prominent activists (Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Frances Willard, Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul), and information on Domestic Violence Awareness Month (observed every October).

UN Secretary General's Database on Violence against Women

Infoplease.com: Women's History Month
From the Learning Network, features links to timelines, biographies, and more.

Women's Media Center: SheSource
Database of women experts for journalists, bookers and producers seeking women experts to appear on TV and to quote in print and online media.

WSSLinks
A collaborative project of the Women's Studies Section Collection Development Committee of the Association of College and Research Libraries, is a resource that should be bookmarked by everyone interested in women's studies.

Ancestry.com: Women's History Month
Features new, extensive databases on women and a Web page dedicated to women's history. The new databases include the Pennsylvania Women in the Revolutionary War, the Biographical Cyclopedia of U.S. Women, Women of the Century, and American WWI Mother's Pilgrimage. The Web page dedicated to women's history features quotes from notable women, the entire presidential proclamation declaring March National Women's History Month, and links to articles and sites about women's history.

Women in World History
"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood," said Nobel-Prize winning scientist Marie Curie. Read about the lives of great women rulers, heroes and innovators from all over the world, with a special emphasis on those from the first millennium.

Historia
"Women Scientists in History: Hypatia (AD 370-415) was an ancient Roman mathematician and astronomer who invented several scientific instruments. Read about other women throughout history who have made important contributions in the sciences, such as computer scientist Grace Hopper and astronaut Sally Ride.

By Popular Demand: "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920
These 38 pictures include individual portraits, photographs of suffrage parades, picketing suffragists, an anti-suffrage display, and cartoons. The images, which complement a collection of text documents, are both searchable and browsable.

The International Women's Media Foundation
Conducts seminars and other projects.

Women's eNews
Online news service providing substantive news and commentary by, for and about women.

Motherhood, Social Service, and Political Reform: Political Culture and Imagery of American Woman Suffrage
Featured on the site of the National Museum of Women's History, proposed for Washington, DC. The exhibit examines the political imagery and artifacts of the suffrage movement. Visitors can also listen to a suffrage song. The sites described above are but some of the ever-growing number of primary resources for women's history available on the Internet.

Women's Ordination
With an alternate title Presenting the Case for Ordaining Women in the Catholic Church, this site provides over one thousand articles collected by Catholic theologians, plus a summary of the two sides of the debate. Site is by a Roman Catholic, a former priest, who resigned his ministry over "a conflict of conscience."Browsable through the site map, and searchable. Portions are also available in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch, and Portuguese.

A Celebration of Women Writers
This is the location to find links to free digitized editions of published works by women throughout history. Genres include novels, poems, letters, biographies, travel books, religious commentaries, histories, economic and scientific works.

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Some of the historical works in this collection are The Work of the Afro-American Woman, a 1908 encomium by N.F. Mosell, Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction, by Hallie Q. Brown (1926), and several more biographies and autobiographies.

Soroptimist International of the Americas

BusinessofMotherhood.com
Tips and tactics for organizing and managing a home.

MomsRising.org
This community brings together "millions of people who share a common concern about the need to build a more family-friendly America. Started in May of 2006, the site has more than 150,000 citizen members and is rapidly growing. Topics include motherhood and family issues.

WorkingMomsAgainstGuilt.com
A good work-life balance blog.

Soroptimist International
Organized in 1921, this group has more than 100,000 members in 119 countries around the world. It uses its official status with the United Nations to advocate on behalf of women's issues.

Hawaii Women's Heritage Project
The program has mounted several separate multimedia projects that other Women's Studies Programs might like to emulate with features on their local history and issues. "Women and Work in Hawai'i: Into the Marketplace" uses a laundry line throughout to symbolize the "fluid exchange of women's work between the home and the labor market." Other parts include a site about the hula and about Chinese women in Hawaii.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Presented by the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives at Cornell University in cooperation with the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE!) The famous sweatshop fire on March 25, 1911, killed 146 workers, primarily young immigrant women who jumped to their deaths in desperate attempts to get out of the burning building, while spectators helplessly watched in horror. The exhibit includes photographs, newspaper accounts, political cartoons decrying the conditions, and audio clips from oral histories with witnesses and survivors.

Communications Rights in the Information Society (CRIS)
Covers race and gender issues in communications.

Distinguished Women Past and Present
Bios, stories and more.

Women, Power and Politics Online Exhibition

Historical Figures Women in History

U.S. Census: Women in the United States

United Nations WomenWatch

Seneca Falls Convention (Smithsonian)

National Park Service: Places Where Women Made History

Nellie Bly Study Guide

Margaret Bourke-White: Women in History

PUSH Journal

Scholastic Research Tools: Women's History

Five College Archives Digital Access Project

Women In World History Curriculum

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Internet Women's History Sourcebook

NWHP: Women's History Month

Women in Journalism Oral History Project

About.com's Women in the Workplace: Communications

BettyConfidential
Celebrity, fashion, health, expert advice, style tips for women.

Distinguishedwomen.com: Journalism and Broadcasting

American Women's History: Journalism

Newseum: National Geographic's Women Photographers


Women's Organizations

National Organization of Women

National Federation of Republican Women

Journalism and Women Symposium

National Foundation for Women Business Owners

National Women's Law Center
Blog, health care, expert sources, information center and recent publications on issues.

The Greatest Women in Science History
Highlights many of the greatest women pioneers in science history with in-depth information and resources.

National Federation of Press Women

International Women's Media Foundation

Women's International Center

BlogSisters
A Weblog on women's issues.

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