Database of the Month for April — HeinOnline Women and the Law Collection


Looking for resources in women and the law? We are pleased to announce a new database addition to HeinOnline — Women and the Law (Peggy), a new collection uniting books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in society and the l aw.

Notable works included in this library are History of Woman Suffrage (1881-1922), the complete Feminism and Legal Theory Project, and the Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion series. Also featured are other works on abortion, biographies of famous women, works pertaining to legal rights and suffrage, and books and journals that pertain to the role of women in education and employment.

● Works on Abortion
● Biographies of Famous Women
● Feminism and Legal Theory Project
● Legal Rights & Suffrage
● Women & Education
● Women & Employment
● Women & Society
● Scholarly Articles
● Bibliography of Other Works
● Periodicals
● Title IX – Forthcoming

This database is accessible through HeinOnline. You can browse all the available titles, in alphabetical order or by subjects. Or you can conduct an advanced search in this collection.

Another highlight I find very helpful is HeinOnline offers a handful of links to external sites for further research needs. A few example websites include: Women’s Legal HistoryWomen Watch (United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality)Avon Global Center for Women and Justice.


As always, should you have any questions feel free to ask a librarian! We’d also like to hear from you on your feedback using this database. Happy Researching! 🙂