Facts on File:
Resources for Women Scientists
One resource that may come in handy for female scientists, as well as
any young women whom they may be mentoring, is a file drawer located behind the
reference desk of the NIH Library in Building 10. The Resources for Women
Scientists File contains helpful books, articles, and information that can be
used or photocopied in the library, but not checked out.
For more information, contact Rosaura Valle or Kathy Carroll (phone: 594-1677).
The file is divided into the following sections:
- Association for Women in Science -- Newsletters and
announcements from the national and Bethesda chapters of AWIS.
- Employment Opportunities -- Jobs and postdoc announcements in academia, industry, and health administration. Reference section on "How to Get a Job."
- Grants and Fellowships -- Grant and fellowship announcements. Reference section on "How to Write and Get a Grant."
- Education and Outreach -- Mentoring and conference announcements pertaining to both science and education in general. Programs for women considering a science career.
- Women's Issues -- Articles about gender differences, family, career, and other topics relevant to women in science. Bibliography.
- Women in Science -- Articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers.
- Sexual Harassment and Gender-Based Discrimination -- Information on dealing with such issues. List of Equal Employment Opportunity resources.
- Books -- Collection includes biographical brochures on female scientists at NIH, a National Science Foundation book on visiting
professorships for women researchers, a career guide for women in government, information on the "K" Career Development Awards, and a resource and referral directory for child- and eldercare.
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