Finding Wonder Women at the Library: Online Biographies and Encyclopedias

  • by Shauntee Burns
    Amelia Earhart in Kids InfoBits
    Find information on Amelia Earhart in Kids InfoBits

    March is Women’s History Month! Here are some databases that can help with your assignments and projects:

    • American History - highlighting the Women’s Rights Movement
    • Biography in Context - look up anyone from Betsy Ross to Beyonce
    • FreedomFlix - under the “Our Democracy” tab you will find the “Women’s Right to Vote” information
    • Kids InfoBits - go to the “People” section and click on “Historical Figures” you will find information on Florence Nightingale, Amelia Earhart, and many more
    • Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas - this is cool for a student who wants to look up Marilyn Monroe or Wonder Woman
    • TrueFlix - has a “Biography” section you will find a book and video on Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to ever be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
    • U.S. History in Context - look up a person or time in history using this database

    Learn more at How to Research a Report for Women's History Month.

    Malala Yousafzai in TrueFlix
    Find information on Malala Yousafzai in TrueFlix