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Women in STEM in Higher Education

Bibliography covering the recruitment and retention of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in the United States (2007-present). #STEM #WomeninIT #WomeninSTEM

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Welcome to the Women in STEM Research Guide. This guide will help you identify important resources including:

  • scholarly articles,
  • books,
  • e-books, 
  • theses/dissertations,
  • government documents.

Open Access materials have been included as often as possible to enhance accessibility by linking to OA publishers and to library repositories for theses and dissertations. If the item is behind a pay wall, please contact your institution's library or your local public library to request access to this item.

 

If you need help or would like a publication to be considered for this bibliography, please email Dr. Heidi Blackburn at hblackburn @unomaha.edu.

This project was funded by an American Library Association Carnegie-Whitney grant (2018) and builds on the study "The Status of Women in STEM in Higher Education: A Review of the Literature 2007–2017" (Blackburn, 2017).

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Women Untold - A documentary by Lawrence Technological University

The lives and accomplishments of three women of color in STEM are profiled in this documentary: Jewel Plummer Cobb (a cancer research pioneer and university president), Alice Augusta Ball (who found the initial treatment for leprosy), and Evelyn Boyd Granville (NASA Mathematician behind three space missions). This film was written, directed, and produced by students at Lawrence Technological University.

Recruitment

Motivation

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Pipeline

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Pathways

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Two-year programs

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K-12th Grade

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Recruitment and Calls for Action

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Retention

Retention

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Learning Communities

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Mentoring and Role models

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Persistence

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Campus efforts

Attrition

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Barriers

Barriers

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Stereotypes and Perceptions

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Biases

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Campus culture

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Classroom experiences

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Lived experiences

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Identity

Identity

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Sense of belonging

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Success in STEM

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Self-Concept and Self-Efficacy

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Careers

Careers

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Entering the Industry

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Faculty Issues

Faculty Work-Life Balance

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Campus Climate: Careers, Tenure, and Leadership Issues

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Books

Book Chapters

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Books

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Government Documents

Reports and Government Documents

Policies and Strategies for Change

Policies and Strategies for Change