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Circulating Books - Women and STEM
The Only Woman in the Room by
Call Number: New Book Collection, 1st Floor HQ1397 .P65 2015 3-wk loan
A bracingly honest exploration of why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science
Breaking In by
Call Number: Circulating Collection Q130 .W62 2015 3-wk loan
By showcasing the stories of eight women scientists who have achieved successful careers in the academy, industry and government, Breaking In offers vivid insights into the challenges and barriers that women face in entering STEM while also describing these women's motivations, the choices they made along their paths, and the intellectual satisfactions and excitement of scientific discovery they derive from their work.
The Madame Curie Complex by
Call Number: Circulating Collection Q141 .D44 2010 3-wk loan
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
Why are the fields of science and technology still considered to be the preserve of men? This work moves beyond the common explanations to give historical context and unexpected revelations about women's contributions to the sciences.
Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science by
Call Number: Circulating Collection Q130 .P384 2016
Resilience and Success by
Call Number: Circulating Collection Q149.U5 C637 2013 3-wk loan
Resilience and Success charts the education and career trajectories of African American women scientists and sheds light as to why young African American females drop off the science map in high school.
Progressive Careers by
Call Number: College & Career, 1st Floor HF5381 .P76 2011 3-wk loan
Publication Date: 2010-09-01
The Progressive Careers set includes the following volumes: Volume 1. Nontraditional Careers: Guide to Nontraditional Occupations for Women and for Men Volume 2. STEM Careers: Guide to Occupations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Every Other Thursday by
Call Number: Circulating Collection Q130 .D36 2006 3-wk loan
This book tells the story of a professional problem-solving group that for more than 25 years has empowered its members by providing practical and emotional support.
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