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FAS 1302.03 - Writing Women's Lives: Boundary Breaking Essay

Help finding credible sources and ideas for the assignments for this class.

Online Biographical Sources to Use

Selected Online Resources for Biographical Information

Print Resources in Jones Reference Library

I will bring some of these print encyclopedias to our class, but all of them are in the Jones Reference area. Ask for help at the Jones Information Desk if you need to find them after our class session. This bibliography is in Chicago Style.


Bakken, Gordon Morris, and Brenda Farrington, editors. Encyclopedia of Women in the American West. Sage, 2003.  HQ1438.W45 E53 2003
Boynton, Victoria, and Jo Malin, editors. Encyclopedia of Women’s Autobiography. Greenwood Press, 2005.  HQ1185 .E63 2005
Commire, Anne, and Deborah Klezmer, editors. Women in World History: A Biographical EncyclopediaYorkin Publications, 1999.  HQ1115 .W6 1999
Edelson, Paula. A to Z of American Women in Sports. Facts on File, 2002.  GV697.A1 E28 2002
Ford, Lynne E., editor. Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics. Facts On File, 2008.  HQ1236.5.U6 E52 2008
Frank, Lisa Tendrich, editor. Women in the American Civil WarABC-CLIO, 2008.  E628 .W655 2008
Frost-Knappman, Elizabeth, and Sarah KurianThe ABC-CLIO Companion to Women’s Progress in AmericaABC-Clio, 1994.  HQ1410 .F76 1994
Heaphy, Leslie A., and Mel Anthony May, editors. Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball. McFarland & Co, 2006.  GV880.7 .E63 2006
Heywood, Leslie, editor. The Women’s Movement Today: An Encyclopedia of Third-Wave Feminism. Greenwood Press, 2006.  HQ1115 .W644 2006
Hine, Darlene Clark, editor. Black Women in America. 2nd ed, Oxford University Press, 2005.  E185.86 .B5418 2005
KramaraeCheris, and Dale Spender, editors. Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women’s Issues and KnowledgeRoutledge, 2000.  HQ1115 .R69 2000
Krismann, Carol. Encyclopedia of American Women in Business: From Colonial Times to the Present. Greenwood Press, 2005.  HD6054.4.U6 K753 2005
Lindley, Susan Hill, and Eleanor J. Stebner, editors. The Westminster Handbook to Women in American Religious History. 1st ed, Westminster John Knox Press, 2008. BL2525 .W44 2008
Martínez Alemán, Ana M., and Kristen A. Renn, editors. Women in Higher Education: An EncyclopediaABC-CLIO, 2002.  LC1569 .W66 2002
Mays, Dorothy A. Women in Early America: Struggle, Survival, and Freedom in a New WorldABC-CLIO, 2004.  HQ1416 .M395 2004
Netzley, Patricia D. The Encyclopedia of Women’s Travel and ExplorationOryx Press, 2001.  G465 .N47 2001
Oakes, Elizabeth H. International Encyclopedia of Women Scientists. Facts on File, 2002.  Q141 .O27 2002
Rappaport, Helen. Encyclopedia of Women Social ReformersABC-CLIO, 2001.  HQ1236 .R29 2001
Salisbury, Joyce E. Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient WorldABC-CLIO, 2001.  HQ1127 .S25 2001
Sherrow, Victoria. Women and the Military: An EncyclopediaABC-CLIO, 1996.  U21.75 .S54 1996
SiesLeora M., and Luther F. SiesThe Encyclopedia of Women in Radio, 1920-1960. McFarland & Co, 2003.  PN1991.8.W65 E53 2003
Smith, Bonnie G., editor. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Oxford University Press, 2008. HQ1121 .O93 2008
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature. Facts On File, 2006.  PN471 .S58 2006
Trauth, Eileen Moore, editor. Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology. Idea Group Reference, 2006.  HD6060.6 .E53 2006
Windsor, Laura Lynn. Women in Medicine: An EncyclopediaABC-CLIO, 2002.  R692 .W545 2002

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