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2002 Program: Joan Korenman, Handout

Center for Women & Information Technology

"The best resource on women and technology on the Web."

-ABCNews.com

SELECTED RESOURCES : http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/


NEWS

http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/news.html
Updated almost every day, the News section offers international coverage of how women in all walks of life are using information technology (IT), as well as issues and problems that IT presents for women.

BOOKS

http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/cwitbooks.html
A bibliography of books and special issues of journals dealing with women and IT. Includes links to information about the work's content and worth: excerpts, reviews, abstracts, tables of contents, author interviews, web sites, etc.

CURRICULAR RESOURCES: SYLLABI

http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/syllabi.html
A collection of more than 600 web-based syllabi for women- or gender-related courses, organized by discipline or subject area. Syllabi offering extensive Internet resources are highlighted.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/cwitfaq.html
Question 4 leads to "Financial Aid for Women in IT," which, in spite of its title, offers information about financial aid for female undergraduates, graduate students, and post docs in many fields. Question 8 refers people to varied sources of statistics, etc., about women and IT.

MORE RESOURCES

http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/resources.html
The "More Resources" section of the Center's web site provides links to several valuable Women's Studies resources now under the Center's aegis. See reverse side of sheet for details.

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GENDER-RELATED ELECTRONIC FORUMS
http://www.umbc.edu/wmst/forums.html
Annotated, frequently-updated listing of more than 600 women- or gender-related e-mail discussion forums or "lists." In addition to the main listing, there are currently sixteen topical sub-sections to make it easier to find women-focused lists in the following areas:

Activism Motherhood/Pregnancy
Age-Defined Religion/Spirituality
Arts & Humanities Science & Technology
Business/Finance Sexuality/Sexual Orientation
Cyberculture/Internet Information Social Sciences
Education Sports & Recreation
Health Women of Color
International Women's Studies

WOMEN'S STUDIES/WOMEN'S ISSUES RESOURCE SITES
http://www.umbc.edu/wmst/links.html
This selective, award-winning listing includes annotated links to more than 600 information-rich web sites. In addition to the main listing, there are currently sixteen topical sub-sections to make it easier to find women-focused sites in the following areas:

Activism International
Arts & Humanities Miscellaneous
Business/Work Online Periodicals
Comprehensive, Multi-disciplinary Religion/Spirituality
Cyberculture/Internet Information Science & Technology
Girls and Young Women Sexuality/Sexual Orientation
Health Sports & Recreation
Higher Education Women of Color

WMST-L FILE COLLECTION
http://www.umbc.edu/wmst/wmsttoc.html
WMST-L is a large, international e mail forum or "list" for discussion of Women's Studies teaching, research, and program administration. Over the years, the list has amassed a large collection of files relating to these topics. Many of the files contain discussions that have taken place on WMST L. Also included are essays, interviews, bibliographies, and other items created and made available by WMST L participants. The files are arranged both alphabetically and in the following 17 subject sections to make them easy to find:

Academia Health/Biology Pedagogical Issues & Strategies
Books and Films History Race/Ethnicity
Feminism(s) Language Sexuality/Sexual Orientation
Feminist Theory/Theories Men Societal Issues in the Classroom
Girls and Young Women Miscellaneous WMST-L
Grad School/Job Market Program Administration  

WOMEN'S STUDIES PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENTS, AND RESEARCH CENTERS
http://www.umbc.edu/wmst/programs.html
Links to almost 700 Women's/Gender Studies programs and research centers around the world. Annotations identify programs offering graduate degrees in Women's/Gender Studies.

Prepared by Joan Korenman, Center for Women and Information Technology, U. of Md. Baltimore County (UMBC), 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 (korenman@umbc.edu) - June 17, 2002

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