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Women in Science and Math - Reading List

Introduction to WiSM Reading List

This list includes representative books from the Booth Library collection pertinent to Women in Science and Math. View WiSM guest speaker videos lower in this guide. Return to this guide by using this short URL: http://booth.eiu.edu/wism.



Use this guide in two ways.

(1) Browse books by topic using these links:
        Career Guidance
        General Biographies
        History
        By Discipline (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, etc.)
        Science Education
        Online Reading Resources

(2) Browse the Booth Library catalog on the following subjects:
        Women in science
                also see: Women in technology, Women in engineering
        Women scientists
                also see the specific disciplines:                                                                                    
                Women archaeologists         Women engineers Women physical scientists
                Women astronauts         Women environmentalists Women physicians
                Women astronomers         Women geographers Women physicists
                Women biologists         Women inventors Women politicians
                Women chemists         Women life scientists Women primatologists
                Women computer scientists         Women mathematicians Women psychologists
                Women economists          
                also search on "Women in [discipline]" e.g., Women in medicine or Women in politics                                             
        Sex discrimination in science
        Feminism and science
        Career guidance: Women in science AND Vocational guidance


This guide was compiled by Kirstin Duffin, librarian for Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Geology/Geography.

Other science subject librarians include:
Pam Ferrell -- Communication Disorders & Sciences and Political Science
Sarah Johnson -- Economics and Mathematics & Computer Science
Stacey Knight-Davis -- Health Studies and Nursing
David Bell  -- Physics
Bill Schultz -- Psychology and Sociology/Anthropology
Todd Bruns -- Technology

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