The history of women in the workplace is long and storied. These titles and more are now on display and available to borrow.

By Sheryl Sandberg

Format: print
Supporting women in the workplace through community, education, and circles.

NPR Interviews Offering Two Perspectives:
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Explains What’s Holding Women Back
Lean In: Not Much of a Manifesto But Still a Win for Women

Publisher Description
In Lean In, [Sandberg] shares her personal stories, uses research to shine a light on gender differences, and offers practical advice to help women achieve their goals. The book challenges us to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what we can do, and serves as a rallying cry for us to work together to create a more equal world….. Read more…

By Lynn Povich

Format: print

“Good Girls” Fight to be Journalists (from the New York Times)

“Good Girls Revolt” Story of a Newsroom Uprising (from National Public Radio)

Interview with the Author (from The Daily Beast)

Publisher Description
On March 16, 1970, the day Newsweek published a cover story on the fledgling feminist movement entitled “Women in Revolt,” forty-six Newsweek women charged the magazine with discrimination in hiring and promotion. It was the first female class action lawsuit––the first by women journalists––and it inspired other women in the media to quickly follow suit… Read more…

By Ruth Rosen

Format: print

The Feminist Mystique (from the New York Times)

Author’s Website

Book Discussion with the Author (46:29 via CSPAN)

Publisher Description
In this enthralling narrative-the first of its kind-historian and journalist Ruth Rosen chronicles the history of the American women’s movement from its beginnings in the 1960s to the present. Interweaving the personal with the political, she vividly evokes the events and people who participated in our era’s most far-reaching social revolution. Rosen’s fresh look … Read more…