General: Women's Studies Research Guide

New York Public Library Research Guide
http://www.nypl.org/research_guides/829
Bibliography of reference sources for women’s studies. This is a good starting point for research.

WSSLINKS (Women and Gender Studies Websites)
http://www.libr.org/wgss/wgsslinks/index.html
Collection of websites for women’s studies, put together by the Women’s Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

American National Biography
Biographical reference source with information on notable Americans. Each entry includes a scholarly overview, guidance for further study, and, when available, information on where the persons papers are archived. The Custom Search page allows searchers to look for entries on women.

Handbook of Gender and Women's Studies
The authors review current research and offer critical analyses of women's and gender studies in work, the welfare state, family, education, religion, violence and war and feminist global politics. 

Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
Covers the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies.

Women's Studies Encyclopedia / edited by Helen Tierney
D. H. Hill Ref. HQ1115 .W645 1999

The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 years / compiled and edited by Elaine T. Partnow
D. H. Hill Ref. PN6081.5 .Q65 2001

What American Women Did, 1789-1920 : A Year-by-Year Reference / by Linda Miles Coppens
D. H. Hill Ref. HQ1154 .C665 2001