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.

Pay Equity and Workers' Rights

Public Policy and Advocacy

Professional Development and Educational Support

Resources for Youth

Women’s Studies

The members of COSWL would like to acknowledge the following students of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, who were 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, of the University of Wisconsin, Parkside, University Library. COSWL also appreciates Elizabeth Langley, COSWL member, for efforts in researching resources and reorganizing information for this page.

Page last revised Dec. 2023