Archive for the ‘ACRL’ Category

Collaboration! Suffolk County Community College’s Feminist Film Series

 Shelby Knox speaks at Suffolk County Community College, March 26, 2014 Susan Wood, Media & Reader Services Librarian: Last fall term, I was invited by faculty members in Sociology and in Counseling & Advising to help plan a series of screenings of feminist documentaries on our campus in conjunction with several student organizations.  I was […]

Gender Composition of Scholarly Publications

Researchers at the University Washington’s Eigenfactor Project have produced a gender browser that shows how many female authors were published in JSTOR journals between 1665 and 2011. A few pertinent facts: For the overall period (1665-2011), only 22% of authorships of any author position are women Women had the highest percentage of authorships (37.3%) for Education […]

Accardi wins 2014 ACRL WGSS Significant Achievement Award

Release reprinted from: CHICAGO – Maria T. Accardi, coordinator of library instruction at Indiana University Southeast, is the winner of the 2014 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Award for Significant Achievement in Woman’s Studies Librarianship. The WGSS award honors a significant or one-time contribution to women’s studies […]

Call for Proposals – 2014 WGSS Poster Session

The Women & Gender Studies Section will hold its 7th annual Research Poster Session during our General Membership Meeting at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The forum seeks to provide an opportunity to present newly completed research or work in progress. Both beginning and established researchers […]

Micham wins 2014 ACRL WGSS Career Achievement Award

Release reprinted from: CHICAGO – Laura Micham, Merle Hoffmann director of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture and curator of gender and sexuality history collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Books and Manuscripts Library at Duke University, has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Association of College and […]

Save the Date for the WGSS Discussion at Midwinter

If you haven’t already seen it, the ALA Midwinter 2014 schedule is up. Mark your calendars for Sunday, January 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the Marriott (Franklin 09).  More information about the WGSS Discussion Group topic and the Social will follow, so stay tuned.

WGSS Achievement Award Nominations

The ACRL Women & Gender Studies Section is accepting nominations for two awards. WGSS awards are given annually to honor distinguished academic librarians who have made outstanding contributions to women and gender studies through accomplishments and service to the profession. The awards recognize those who have made long-standing contributions to the field during a career […]

WGSS Research Posters Now Online

If  you missed the Research Poster Session at the WGSS Membership Forum at Annual, or didn’t get to spend as much time as you would have liked looking at them, most of the posters are now available online at:

WGSS Membership Survey (+chance to win a $25 gift card!)

The Women & Gender Studies Section Executive Committee would like to invite you to participate in a survey about your experience as a WGSS member. The information we gather from this survey will play a direct role in shaping the future of our section, so we hope you will consider taking the time to complete […]

WGSS Social at ACRL

Headed to Indianapolis for ACRL? Join the members of the Women & Gender Studies Section for an evening of food, drink, and good conversation! Thursday, April 11th 6:30-8:30pm Slippery Noodle Inn We hope to see you there!