This is a list of selected reference sources available in the Drew Library on Women and Gender.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks

  • Eichler, Margrit.  Nonsexist Research Methods: A Practical Guide.  Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1988.
    Stacks  300.72  E34n
  • Humm, Maggie. Dictionary of Feminist Theory.  Columbus, OH: Ohio State UP, 1995.
    Reference  305.4201  H925d
  • Karmarae, Cheris.  Amazons, Bluestockings and Crones: A Feminist Dictionary.  London: Pandora P, 1992.
    Reference  305.4203  K89a
  • Tuttle, Lisa. Encyclopedia of Feminism.  NY: Facts on File, 1986.
    Reference  305.4203  T967e
  • Women’s Issues.  Pasadena, CA: Salem P, 1997.
    Reference  305.403  W8722w
  • Women’s Studies Encyclopedia. Helen Tierney, ed.  NY: Greenwood P, 1991.
    Reference  305.403  W872w

Indexes and Bibliographies

  • Women Studies Abstracts.  Rochester, NY: Rush, 1972.
    Periodicals Room  301.41205  W872w
  • Women’s Studies Index.  Boston: G.K. Hall, 1989.
    Periodicals Room  050  W872w
  • Carter, Sarah.  Women’s Studies: A Guide to Information Sources.  NY: Mansell, 1990.
    Reference  016.3054  C325w
  • Humm, Maggie.  An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Feminist Criticism.  Boston: G.K. Hall, 1987.
    Reference  016.30542  H925a
  • McCullough, Rita I.  Sources: An Annotated Bibliography of Women’s Issues.  Manchester, CT: KIT, 1991.
    Reference  016.3054  M133s
  • Nordquist, Joan.  Feminism Worldwide: A Bibliography.  Santa Cruz, CA: Reference and Research, 1996.
    Reference  016.30542  N832fem
  • Nordquist, Joan.  The Feminist Movement: A Bibliography.  Santa Cruz, CA: Reference and Research, 1992.
    Reference  016.30542  N832fe

Women’s Biography

  • Addis, Patricia K.  Through a Woman’s I: An Annotated Bibliography of American Women’s Autobiographical Writings, 1946-1976.  Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow P, 1983.
    Reference  016.92072  A224t
  • Continuum Dictionary of Women’s Biography.  NY: Continuum, 1989.
    Reference  920.72  I61i2
  • Dictionary of Women Artists.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997.
    Reference  927  D554d
  • British Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide.  NY: Continuum,1989.
    Reference  928.2  B862b
  • Contemporary Lesbian Writers of the United States: A Bio- Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook.  Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1993.
    Reference  928.10992006643  C671c
  • Makward, Christiane P. and Madelein Cottenet-Hage.  Dictionnaire Litteraire des Femmes de Langue Francaise.  Paris: Karthala, 1996.
    Reference  928.4099287  M235d
  • An Encyclopedia of British Women Writers.  NY: Garland, 1988.
    Reference  928.2  E56e
  • Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook.  Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1997.
    Reference  928.1099287  N714n
  • Notable American Women 1607-1950; Edward T. James, editor. Janet Wilson James, associate editor. Paul S. Boyer, assistant editor. Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
    Reference  920.073  N899n
  • Jewish American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical and Critical Sourcebook.  Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1994.
    Reference  928.1098924  J59j
  • Women Writers of Great Britain and Europe: An Encyclopedia.  NY: Garland, 1997.
    Reference  928.089287  W8722w
  • Bailey, Martha J.  American Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary.  Denver, CO: ABC-CLIO, 1994.
    Reference  925  B155a
  • Black Women in America: An Historical Dictionary.  Brooklyn: Carlson P, 1993.
    Reference  920.7208996  B627b
  • European Immigrant Women in the United States: A Biographical Dictionary.  NY: Garland P, 1994.
    Reference  920.720869  E89e
  • Hardy, Gayle J.  American Women Civil Rights Activists: Biobibliograpies of 68 Leaders, 1825-1992. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1993.
    Reference  923.2  H269a
  • Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia.  NY: Routledge, 1997.
    Reference  920.72089924  J59j
  • Women Anthropologists: A Biographical Dictionary.  NY: Greenwood P, 1988.
    Reference  923.06  W872w