The following bibliography contains references to publications concerning the history of the status of women in the archival profession and issues in the workplace. Please email WArS with any suggestions (

Women Archivists/Women in Archives

Women and Work/Workplace Issues

  • Barsh, Joanna, Susie Cranston, and Geoffrey Lewis. How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life. New York: Crown Business, 2011.
  • Brzezinski, Mika. Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What Your’re Worth. New York: Weinstein Books, 2012.
  • Chaurdhuri, Nupur & Eileen C. Boris, eds. Voices of Women Historians: The Personal, the Political, the Professional. Bloomington: Indiana University Press; Amersham: Combined Academic, 1999.
  • Coiner, Constance & Diana Hume George, eds. The Family Track: Keeping Your Faculties While You Mentor, Nurture, Teach, & Serve. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.
  • Coontz, Stephanie, “The Triumph of the Working Mother,” The New York Times, 1 June 2013.
  • Cunningham-Parmeter, Keith. “Men at Work, Fathers at Home: Uncovering the Masculine Face of Caregiver Discrimination.” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law 24 (2013): 253-301.
  • Fels, Anna. Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women’s Changing Lives. New York: Pantheon Books, 2004.
  • Green, Paula L. “Part Time, and Proud of It.” The New York Times, 13 May 2001, section 3, p.13.
  • Greenhouse, Steven. “Child Care, the Perk of Tomorrow?” The New York Times, 13 May 2001, section 4, p.14.
  • Hassler, Christine. 20-something, 20-everything: A Quarter Life Woman’s Guide to Balance and Direction. San Francisco: New World Library, 2005.
  • Hochschild, Arlie and Anne Machung. The Second Shift: Working Families and the Revolution at Home. New York: Penguin, 2012.
  • Phenix, Katharine, “The Status of Women Librarians.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol. 9 , No. 2, 1987, pp 36-40.
  • Rezvani, Selena. The Next Generation of Women Leaders. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2009.
  • Sandberg, Sheryl. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
  • Slaughter, Anne-Marie, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” The Atlantic, July/August 2012.
  • Spar, Debora L. Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and Quest for Perfection. New York: Sarah Crichton Books, 2013.
  • White, Kate. I Shouldn’t be Telling You This: How to Ask for the Money, Snag the Promotion, and Create the Career that you Deserve. New York: Harper Business, 2013.

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