March is Womens History Month! Celebrate with a book from our Collection

Our collection of Women’s History books available in GLOCAT intends to raise awareness and celebrate the countless women who have fought tirelessly and courageously for equality, justice, and opportunity.  Full link to the collection:

“National Women’s History Month traces its origins back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions. International Women’s Day was later observed in 1909.  In 1981, the U.S. Congress designated the second week of March National Women’s History Week, and in 1987 Congress expanded it to a month-long observance.”

Additionally, here are some more excellent resources highlighting and documenting the pioneering contributions of women throughout history:

Project Gutenberg is a collection of  over 60,000 FREE ebooks, including  thousands related to Women’s History and Women’s Rights:

The American Library Association (ALA) has an extensive list of Women’s History Month Resources: