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Welcome to the Science & Technology Pages, part of WGSSLinks, developed and maintained by the
Women & Gender Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Bibliographies | Papers/Presentations | Professional Organizations
Academic Groups | Internet Collections | Miscellaneous Resources


Bibliography on Gender and Technology in Education compiled and annotated by Jo Sanders, 2005

Ecofeminism: An Introductory Bibliography by Julie Knutson, 1995.

Girls' Attitudes, Self-Expectations, and Performance in Math by Michelle Maraffi

History of Women and Science, Health and Technology by Phyllis Holman Weisbard and Rima D. Apple, 2nd ed., 1993.

Information Technology and Women's Lives a bibliography compiled by Linda Shult, 1996.

Science: a bibliography in the series Core Lists in Women's Studies. Compiled by Marlene Manoff, 2009.
(Note: to access, go to the resource Women's Studies: Core Books, click on "search the collection" and then choose the link "science").

Women and Science: Issues and Resources by Phyllis Holman Weisbard, revised 1997.

Women Physicians' Autobiographies by Marjorie S. Sirridge and Brenda R. Pfannenstiel.

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Abbate, Janet, Women and Gender in the History of Computing, 2003. (PDF)

American Association of University Women (AAUP), Why So Few?, 2010

Attracting and retaining Technical Women - What Works? Strategies Within - Forging New Realities for Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology, 2000 report issued by CAWMSET

Achieving Gender Equity in Science Classrooms: A Guide for Faculty compiled by Women Science Students and Science Faculty and Staff of the New England Consortium for Undergraduate Science Education, 1996.

Bernstein, Danielle R., Computing, Diversity and Community: Fostering the Computing Culture, 1997

Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering 2007
(This book can be read online for free and is also available for purchase.)

Bowers, Patricia. Little Girls, Microcomputers, and Computer Literate Women, 1995.

Braidotti, Rosi, Cyberfeminism With a Difference, 1996.

Brayton, Jennifer, Cyberfeminism as New Theory, 1997.

Bruckman, Amy, Gender Swapping on the Internet, 1993.

Camp, Tracy, The Incredible Shrinking Pipeline, 1997.

Cecelski, Elizabeth, The Role of Women in Sustainable Energy Development, 2000 (PDF)

Colyer, Anita F., Gender Issues in Cyberspace, 1997.

Cottrell, Janet, I'm a Stranger Here Myself: A Consideration of Women in Computing, 1992.

Diversifying the Science and Engineering Workforce: Women, Underrepresented Minorities and their S&E Careers, 2005

E-mentoring for Women of Color in Engineering and Science, 2004

Enderton, Maria, Women in Computer Science: Two studies on the Effects of Stereotypes, 2003.

Etzkowitz, Henry, et al. Barriers to Women in Academic Science and Engineering, 1994.

Eubanks, Virginia. Paradigms and Perversions: A Women's Place in Cyberspace, 2000

Falling Through the Net II: New Data on the Digital Divide

Frenkel, Karen A. Women and computing, 1990.

Frehill, Lisa M. et al. Women in Engineering: A Review of the 2004 Literature

Gender in the Internet Age: Special Issue of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility - edited by Ellen Spertus and Evelyn Pine, 2000.

Gutbezahl, Jennifer. How Negative Expectancies and Attitudes Undermine Female's Math Confidence and Performance: A Review of the Literature, 1995

Hanckey, Cindy Meyer. 'Women in Programming' is Not an Oxymoron! undated

Herring, Susan Gender Differences in CMC: Finding and Implications, 2000

Herring, Susan. Gender Differences in Computer-mediated Communication, 1994.

Herring, Susan. Women in the History of Technology -- Women Inventors , 1999.

Jackson, Allyn. Has the Women-in-Mathematics Problem Been Solved?, 1999.

Kennedy, Tracy, et al., Gendering the Digital Divide, 2003. (PDF)

Lawley, Elizabeth Lane, Computers and the Communication of Gender, 1993.

Leveson, Nancy G. Educational Pipeline Issues for Women, undated.

Mark, June. Beyond Equal Access: Gender Equity in Learning with Computers

Michielsen, Magda. Virtual Ties: Women and Information Technologies

MIT Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Women Undergraduate Enrollment in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT - Final Report, 1995.

Moore, Karen Female Engineer - not an Oxymoron

O'Leary, Dianne P., Accessibility of Computer Science: A Reflection for Faculty Members, 1999

Pearl, Amy et al. Becoming a Computer Scientist a report by the ACM Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Science, 1990.

Schafer, Alice T., Mathematics and Women: Perspectives and Progress, 1991.

Sexuality & Cyberspace, a collection of articles from a special issue of the journal Women & Performance, 1997.

Sherwood, Kaitlin Women in the Engineering Industry 1994.

Spertus, Ellen, Social and Technical Means for Fighting Online Harassment, 1996.

Spertus, Ellen, Why Are There So Few Female Computer Scientists? 1991.

Strok, Dale, Women in Artificial Intelligence, 1992.

Truong, Hoai-An, Gender Issues in Online Communications, 1993.

Vitulli, Marie A. and Flahive, Mary E. Are Women Getting All the Jobs?

Weisbard, Phyllis Holman, Cyberjanes and Cyberjitters: Myths and Realities of Gender Differences and the Net, 2000.

Wilding, Faith, Where is Feminism in Cyberfeminism? 1997

Women in Physics: 2nd IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics, 2005 - includes essays on attracting girls into physics, launching a successful career, improving institutional structures, and the role of women physicists in a variety of countries

Women in Physics: The IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics, 2002 - includes a variety of papers on the topic

Wulf, William A., Diversity in Engineering: Managing the Workforce of the Future, 2002
(This book is available online for free and is also available for purchase.) .

Zielinski, Theresa Julia et al, Where are the Women Chemists? 1997.

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Professional Organizations

Alliance of Technology and Women (ATW)

Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)

Association for Women in Computing (AWC)

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Women in Technology (WIT) Committee

Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA)

Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W)

Committee on Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE)

Energia - International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy

European Platform of Women Scientists

International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Women in Engineering (WIE)

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

South African Women in Science and Engineering (SA WISE)

Third World Organization for Women in Science

Wired Woman Society (Canada)

Women in Aviation Resource Center

Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network (WEPAN)

Women in Nuclear (WIN)

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Academic Groups

Center for Women & Information Technology - (University of Maryland, Baltimore)

MIT Society of Women Engineers

WICS: Women in Computer Science (Stanford)

WICSE: Women in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering (U.C. Berkeley)

WISE: Women in Applied Science and Engineering (Arizona State)

Women@SCS - Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science

Women in Math (University of Maryland - College Park)

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Internet Collections

Ada Project - a clearinghouse of resources on women and computing

Best Online Resources For Science and Technology Jobs and Careers for Women and Minorities - a collection of pointers. Part of Educational Cyberplayground.

Ellen Swallow Richards Collection - a collection of pages about Ellen Swallow Richards, the first woman admitted to MIT (she graduted in 1868). Includes documents on the establishment in 1876 of the Women's Laboratory. Maintained by the MIT Archives.

Exploring Gender and Technology - "The goal of this site is to engage learners in an interactive environment that allows them to utilize existing research and explore innovative models to construct gender equitable technology programs and polices." (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

The Gateway - "contains global Internet resources for women in science (with a European focus)." (part of Euroscience)

Gender, Science and Technology Gateway - a clearinghouse of resources and information on gender, science and technology for sustainable development.

Ecofeminist Philosophy - "for students and teachers with interests in Ecofeminism, Gender Studies and Environmental philosophy."

Gender, Race and Ethnicity in Media Cyberspace - a collection of pointers to websites addressing the interface of technology, culture, gender and race. Includes some cutting edge material. Maintained by the University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies.

Women and Computer Science - a collection of links assembled by Ellen Spertus (Mills College)

Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering a collection of links assembled by Ellen Spertus (Mills College)

Women in Mathematics - "information and links of interest to women in mathematics and to women contemplating careers in mathematics."

Women-Related Web Sites in Science and Technology - huge collection of links maintained by Joan Korenman.

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Miscellaneous Resources

Archives of Women in Science and Engineering (at Iowa State University Library)

Biographies of Women Mathematicians (Agnes Scott College)

Black Women in Mathematics

Books about Women and Information Technology - a list, arranged by year of publication, about women/technology/cyberculture compiled by the Center for Women and Information Technology.

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics - "an archive presenting and documenting some important and original contributions made before 1976 by 20th century women "

Data on Women and Minorities in Physics reports on employment and education of women and minorities in physics & related fields (American Institute of Physics)

Directory of Canadian Women in the Mathematical Sciences

Gender Equity for Mathematics and Science a conference of the Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program for Teachers

Gender-Related Electronic Forums

GenTech - "an applied research project whose mandate is to create conditions within which girls and women have maximum access to, and confidence in, a wide range of new information technologies." Sponsors include Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia.

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing - technical conferences sponsored by the Anita Borg Institute

Women as Engineers - exhibit guided tour at the IEEE Virtual Museum

Women in Math - resources from the Canadian Mathematical Society

Women Internet Researchers - directory of "women who think and write about the internet"

Women Inventors Project (Canada)

Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering a collection of data compiled by the National Science Foundation

Women Nobel Prize Laureates

Women-Focused Cyberculture and Internet Information a collection of links maintained by Joan Korenman

Women-Related Science/Technology Email Lists

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