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* The University of Illinois at Springfield's Women's Center hosts the Central Illinois Women's Action (CIWA) e-mail list--a moderated forum for the posting of events and other short announcements of interest to women. CIWA is free and open to individuals and organizations. To subscribe to CIWA, send an e-mail to ciwa@uis.edu. Type SUBSCRIBE in the subject field and send.

* The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency maintains a special archive of women's history in Illinois and provides Internet links to similar archives and research projects throughout the U.S. A brief summary of information available includes: 4,000 Years of Women in Science--biographies and photos regarding women in science and interactive quizzes; History of Women's Suffrage--articles about women's suffrage in Illinois; Women's History in America--brief history spanning over women's rights, legal status, feminism, politics, reform movements, attitudes and discrimination towards women. For a more detailed summary of information available, visit <http://www.state.il.us/hpa/lib/women.htm>.

* The Chicago Public Library has a special research section dedicated to historical information about Chicago women. The Chicago Women's History home page at <http://www.chipublib.org/003cpl/chgowomen.html> includes biographical information about Chicago women, a list of historical sites associated with famous women and events in Chicago and a history of the suffrage movement in Chicago.

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September 2003Volume 9Number 1