The Women & Gender Studies Section (WGSS) of the Association of College & Research Libraries was formed to discuss, promote, and support women and gender studies collections and services in academic and research libraries.
WGSS welcomes new members and their ideas. We offer many opportunities for you to get involved in committee work, program planning, and professional exchange. WGSS meetings take place at each ALA Annual Conference. All interested people are welcome to attend.
- Research Posters at AnnualThe following 9 posters were exhibited as part of the WGSS poster session at ALA Annual, June 23rd – 28th, 2021. To read the abstracts and see… Continue reading Research Posters at Annual
- WGSS Membership Meeting June 18thThe WGSS Membership meeting for ALA Annual 2021 will be held virtually on June 18th at 1:00 pm EST/12:00 pm CST/ 11:00 am MST/ 10:00 am PST.… Continue reading WGSS Membership Meeting June 18th
- New WGSS Officers AnnouncedCongratulations to our incoming Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Caitlin Shanley, Secretary Erin Hvizdak, and Member-at-Large Monica D. Porter!
- Collections Committee Publishes OA and OER LibGuide for WGSSI am very happy to report that the Collections Committee has published a freely accessible LibGuide, hosted by ACRL, containing OA and OER resources in Women’s and… Continue reading Collections Committee Publishes OA and OER LibGuide for WGSS
- Jane Nichols Wins WGSS Career Achievement AwardJane Nichols, associate professor and head of the teaching and engagement department at Oregon State University, has won the WGSS Award for Career Achievement in Women and… Continue reading Jane Nichols Wins WGSS Career Achievement Award
- Nicola Andrews wins WGSS Significant Achievement AwardNicola Andrews, instruction and first year experience librarian at the University of San Francisco has won the 2021 Significant Achievement in Women and Gender Studies Librarianship Award for… Continue reading Nicola Andrews wins WGSS Significant Achievement Award
- WGSS-L Transitioning to ALA Connect Discussion ListALA is shifting all SYMPA discussion lists to ALA Connect by May 1, 2021. This will allow our section to better manage conversations, ensure access and help… Continue reading WGSS-L Transitioning to ALA Connect Discussion List
- ACRL Websites HackedIn June of 2020, several of the ACRL websites were the targets of severe hacking, which resulted in the sites having to be taken down for a… Continue reading ACRL Websites Hacked