With an annual subscription, you will have access to a number of interesting online external collections from your home or any other place with internet. Without it, you can only consult these collections at Atria’s library.
Women and Social Movements International
A full text database comprising 150,000 pages of materials from 300 different collections. This database provides information about the origins and development of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, the Inter-American Commission on Women / Comisión Interamericana de Mujeres, the Women’s Africa Committee of the Africa-American Institute, the International Council of Jewish Women and other groups.
The materials include the letters and diaries of activists. Moreover, the congress reports of a great many women’s organisations form the backbone of this collection: from the World’s Anti-Slavery Convention of 1840 to Beijing + 15 and the 2007 Casablanca Dream Conference.
Women’s Studies International
A database with an overview of feminist research, consisting of over 871,000 references from 1972 to the present day. It deploys more than 800 sources: newspapers, journals and more than 2,000 periodicals, newsletters, bulletins, books, chapters from books, reports, congress reports, theses and dissertations, NGO studies, websites and web documents, and grey literature.
Women’s Studies International includes the following databases: Women Studies Abstracts, Women’s Studies Bibliography Database, Women’s Studies Database, Women Studies Librarian, Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, and Women’s Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography.
Women’s History Online
The Gerritsen Collection is the gateway to a wealth of materials about the history of women’s emancipation. It is a digitalised and full text available collection of books, pamphlets and periodicals about women and the women’s movement. The collection includes over 200 periodicals and more than 4,000 books in different languages, from the 16th century to 1945. A substantial part of this international collection consists of Dutch materials.
Women’s Review of Books
Since 1983, the Women’s Review of Books has provided a unique perspective on the literary landscape through essays and in-depth reviews of new books by and about women. It is brought out six times a year and is published by the Wellesley Centers for Women in Wellesley College, in collaboration with Old City Publishing in Philadelphia, PA. Online access has been available since 2006.