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Women's History Month: Books & Media

e-Books

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Reference Books (print)

Check the catalog or ask a librarian for more information.

Library Catalog

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what the Library has on your topic. Enter your search below to get started!

Library catalog search strategies

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what the Library has on your topic. For instance:

“Women and your topic of interest
ex. “Women and the military”

Women's History covers so many topical areas that it would be impossible to suggest them all.  Think of your area of interest.  Now consider . . . were there women involved? Try the advanced search option, or ask a librarian for help.  Enter your search above to get started!

Getting Started

Below is a selected list of Library of Congress subject headings to get you started:

Women in the professions
Leadership in women
Women executives
Businesswomen

Women – Biography
Women social reformers
Women and Literature
Women scientists
Women authors, American
(may substitute other geographic region)
Women’s Studies
Women – study and teaching
Women’s Rights
Women – civil rights
Women – legal status, laws, etc.
Women – suffrage
Feminism
Feminism - United States
(may substitute other geographic region)
Feminist theory
Feminism and higher education
Feminism – cross-cultural studies

Suggested Books (print)

Media

The MCC Library has documentaries and films about women. Women are also represented in the music collection, so be sure to check by artist or by composer/songwriter. Use the MCC Library Catalog or ask a librarian for assistance in locating more.

Women's History Month Collection at MCC Library

Ask at the Circulation desk for these (and other) reserved films:

  • Clara Lemlich: A Strike Leader's Diary
  • The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo
  • The Purity Myth: The Virginity Movement's War against Women
  • Saudi Solutions