Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL)

Important Women's Sites

The following list was compiled on behalf of the members of the ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) and is designed to be a resource for information on women’s issues. In no way does this indicate or imply endorsement by the American Library Association or COSWL.

Blogs that focus on women issues

Feminism and Gender Issues & Public Policy

International women's rights

Media Representation

Professional development and support

Professional organizations / Social Networking free / fee based )

Women’s Studies

Youth (girls, teens, young women)

Other Sites of Interests

The members of COSWL would like to acknowledge the following students of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, who in the graduate library and information studies course "Information Sources and Services in the Social Sciences" (LIS516), and their professor, Dr. Lorna Peterson, for their efforts in updating materials for this website: Sarah Ashby, Jessica Belile, Jeremy Gardner, Jessica Lewis, Lisa Pano, Selina Strovers and Elizabeth Wendt.   The Committee would also like to acknowledge the contributions of Paige I. Mano, COSWL volunteer, and of the University of Wisconsin, Parkside, University Library.