Feminist Collections, v.12, no.4 (summer 1991)
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 42p.
FROM THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: Perspectives on Ecological Feminism, by Annie Booth. Women Read Comics, by Debra Daemmrich. Professional Reading: Three New Books for Librarians, and One Revived Journal, by Susan Searing. FEMINIST VISIONS: Using the Internet to Reach Libraries and Databases: Part 11, by Sue Dentinger. THE INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVE OF WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE: By Laura Katz Smith. THE PLAY'S AT UW-EXTENSION. RESEARCH EXCHANGE. FEMINIST PUBLISHING. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: The British Library's holdings on 19th-century women writers; a handbook of scales on sex and gender issues; an index of Canadian women's periodicals; a guide to research on minority American women; bibliographies on mothers and mothering, women and mass communications, women's issues, rape, women in sport, African American women before 1910; a guide to Amazons/women warriors; bio-critical essays on modern American women writers; facts on women in higher education; a statistical compilation on the differences between males and females, and another on women around the world; a reference work on European women writers; plus brief reviews of other works. (Reviewed by Susan Searing.) PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on bisexuality, Black lesbian erotica, Australian women's studies, adoption support, lesbian and gay advocacy, psychology and feminism, writer housewives, gender studies, Canadian women, South Asian feminist lesbians, and Namibian women. Special issues of periodicals on American feminism, Frances Burney's Evelina, aging women and education, disabled women, the female body, feminist drama, psychoanalysis and gender, and gay/lesbian theater. Transitions: Ahfad Journal describes their impossible working conditions; ISIS International moves to the Philippines; Plainswoman extends its publishing hiatus; Third Woman turns to book publishing; Tradeswomen seeks new editors; and Women and Language takes on new affiliation. Ceased publication: Turn-of-the-Century Women. (Compiled by Linda Shult.) ITEMS OF NOTE: A European women's studies database; a new book series from University Press of Virginia; a historical list of Wisconsin women legislators; a directory of sex and gender programs within graduate sociology; a collection on gubernatorial spouses; a report on university programs to encourage women in science and engineering; two series of papers on women in the sciences; a guide to athletic scholarships for women; aids for re-entry women students and their teachers; student-focused posters on rape; a brochure on helping someone who has been sexually assaulted; two guides to dealing with sexual harassment; a catalog of women's history materials; a videotape on early Senate suffrage testimony; a pamphlet on birth control; and a catalog of rare books. (Compiled by Ingrid Markhardt.) WISCONSIN BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WOMEN'S STUDIES. BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED. SUPPLEMENT: INDEX TO FEMINIST COLLECTIONS.