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Women's History: Home
Learn more about the history, culture, and contributions of women.
Information on the subject of Women, Women’s Studies, and Women’s History will be useful in many courses and for personal reading and enrichment. Although College of the Redwoods does not offer a degree or certificate in this topic, interested students may wish to transfer to a four year college that does offer it as a major.
by Cathy Cox
Last Updated Jan 13, 2021
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These are some of the terms that students may need for a research project on topics in Women's History. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below.
Use specific words. Use only one or two words.
Try both plural and singular forms, variant spellings, slang or street terms. Try varying combinations.
Combine subject or topic words with the word women, for example, women and employment
Use words from your textbook, technical or scholarly terms
Civil rights for women
Equal pay for equal work
Equal rights amendment
Gender equity in sports
Gender pay gap
History of women
Roe v. Wade
Votes for women
Women and human rights
Women in business
Women in politics
Women in the military
Women social reformers
Women’s voting rights
Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.
NoodleTools provides helpful tools for managing and organizing research projects that includes NoodleBib, used to create and save MLA 8th ed. or APA 6th ed. citation lists or annotated bibliographies, that can be exported to Word or Google docs. Create a personal account to create, save, and edit citation lists, outlines, notes, for any or all of your research projects.
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Just need one or two quick citations? use NoodleTools Express to format, copy, and paste single citations. Note: citations are not saved and cannot be exported to a word processor; use the full version to access all features.
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style.
MLA Handbook by The Modern Language Association of America
Call Number: Del Norte & Eureka Reference LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
The Bedford Handbook by Diana Hacker; Nancy Sommers
Call Number: Reference and Reserve PE1408 .H277 2014
Publication Date: 2013-10-18
Based on MLA Handbook, 7th edition; Current edition is the 8th and many rules have changed. Be sure to clarify with your instructor which edition is required.
For Del Norte and Distance Education students
Online resources are set up to be accessible to all students from any location at any time. You may be prompted to login using your WebAdvisor ID and your eight digit birth date. Physical format books from Eureka can be requested and delivered to Del Norte, and vice versa.