To celebrate Women’s History Month,Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000,Scholar’s Edition, will be freely accessible for the month of March so that all librarians, students, instructors, and scholars can explore the site’s rich collection of primary materials and teaching tools without passwords or fees. The URL is http://wass.alexanderstreet.com. If your library doesn’t subscribe, do take advantage of its accessibility this month to take a look at the resource and remind yourself about what it offers.
WASM Scholar’s edition includes 91 document projects and archives, almost 40,000 pages of full-text sources, a separate database of 90,000 pages of publications of federal, state, and local commissions on the status of women, and the exclusive online edition of the research classic, Notable American Women.
If you are attending the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Washington, D.C. in early April, join Kitty Sklar and Tom Dublin, WASM editors, at a luncheon on Saturday, April 10 at 12:00 in the Cabinet Room of the Washington Hilton. They will be offering a powerpoint preview of the website’s latest project, Women and Social Movements International, 1840-Present, an online digital archive that is slated for first release between October and January. The digital archive will eventually contain 150,000 pages of scanned, indexed publications and manuscript sources focusing on women’s international conferences and organizations. The luncheon is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Kitty Sklar & Tom Dublin
Department of History
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