We all loved Hidden Figures here at the iCommons, and so we decided to put together a themed display. Except for information freedom, there’s nothing librarians love more than a themed display, so this will be the first of many. The Clark library system has about 67,000 books, which sounds like a lot until you have an idea […]
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This week’s CTC Book Pick comes from Librarian, Laura Negal! Her recommendation is the incredibly enlightening, 33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women’s History, edited by Tonya Bolden. “This book should really be called “33 Things Every PERSON Should Know About Women’s History.” Although some of it is written for a younger audience, I was […]
Last month, Clark lost one of it’s best, Ann Snyder, professor of Women’s Studies. Her memorial service is this Saturday and I’ve been thinking about her. Another friend sent me this link last week. It’s not new, but is beautiful and something I think Ann would appreciate. Enjoy. 500 Years of Female Portraits in Western […]
March is Woman’s History month in the United States, so let’s take a moment to celebrate a group of women frequently overlooked in American history. Did you know over 1000 woman flew military aircraft during 1942-1944 in non-combat roles? No? Well, it’s true. If you want to read the fascinating history of how and why […]
Gale Cengage Learning free online resources now include biographies of women who have changed our world. On March 1, 2009, Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia—which includes over 1,700 biographies, 300 thematic essays, and 1,400 photographs and illustrations—went live on Jewish Women’s Archive website, jwa.org.