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Celebrate Women’s History Month with BadgerLink Resources

Friday, March 19, 2021

BadgerLink resources are full of articles about and written by great women of history. Login to BadgerLink and check out the following resources this month (and every month!) to learn more:

History Reference Center

Search thousands of historical documents, biographies, multimedia, historical photos and maps within this resource.

Example topic: Boudica was a Celtic War Queen who challenged Rome! Learn more about her extraordinary efforts.

Britannica School and Britannica Library

Search encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials by all learning and reading levels.

Example topic: Learn more about Kamala Harris, the first woman and the first African American Vice President of the United States.

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center

Read thousands of poetry and short stories, many written by women, in this resource.

Today’s featured author is Gwendolyn Brooks, a 20th century, Chicago-based poet during the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Read her works and biographical articles.

NoveList and NoveList K8

Find your next read by a woman author by searching genres, readalikes, and award winners in this resource.

Example topic: Check out the Women’s Prize for Fiction award list of the Orange Prize for Fiction and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction award recipients, the UK's most prestigious annual literary award for a single novel, celebrating and promoting women writers and their works.