Every year March is designated Women’s History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history. The Academy of Art Library has curated this page of online library resources related to women's history and women artists. We've included photograph collections, e-books, streaming video, digital magazine articles, and more. If you have any questions, or need help finding additional resources, feel free to reach out to Debra Sampson, Library Director, for assistance.
If you are prompted to login to these resources, use your First and Last Name with a space in between, and your student ID number.
There are many titles related to women's history in our e-book collection. These are just a few examples of what is available. You can find a link to Ebook Central on the library's Online Resources page.
Artstor is celebrating Women's History Month by identifying some of the resources, both licensed and public, that Artstor provides on the inspiring topic of women. The Academy of Art Library has access to Artstor through June 2021. Check it out before it's gone.
Unknown. Delegates to 1937 convention in Atlantic City, left to right: Margaret DiMaggio, Rose Pesotta, Sadie Reisch, Jennie Matyas, [unknown], Aida Rose, identified as the "Big 6". 1937. Artstor, library.artstor.org/asset/SS34445_34445_4464720
Try searching the Library's digital resources using keywords such as "Women's history," "female artists," and "feminism in art" to find resources related to female artists and women's history. A few databases to try are listed below.