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Further Research: Canadian Women in Science

Adams, Annmarie ; Tancred, Peta. — Designing women : gender and the architectural profession. — Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2000. — 190 p.

Ainley, Marianne; Crossfield, Tina. — "Canadian women's contribution to chemistry, 1900-1970". — Canadian chemical news = L'actualité chimique canadienne. — Vol. 46, no. 4 (April 1994). — P. 16-18

Bohnert, Beth. — Canadian women : risktakers and changemakers . — Etobicoke, Ont. : Women Inventors Project, c1993. — 177 p.  — Also published in French under the title: Oser au féminin : des canadiennes pas ordinaires

Challenging professions : historical and contemporary perspectives on women's professional work. — Ed. Elizabeth Smyth et al. — Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c1999. — 334  p.

Claiming the future : the inspiring lives of twelve Canadian women scientists and scholars. — Prepared by Elizabeth May for the Committee for Advancement of Women in Scholarship of the Royal Society of Canada ; editorial advisor, Francess G. Halpenny. — Markham, Ont. : Pembroke Publishers, c1991. — 45, 51 p. — Title on added t.p.: Se bâtir un avenir.  — Also available in braille

Claiming the future [braille] : the inspiring lives of twelve Canadian women scientists and scholars. — Prepared by Elizabeth May for the Committee for Advancement of Women in Scholarship of The Royal Society of Canada. — Toronto : CNIB, 1998. — 81 p. of computer braille

Despite the odds : essays on Canadian women and science. — Ed. Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley. — Montreal : Véhicule Press, c1990. — 452  p.

Ford, Anne Rochon. — A path not strewn with roses : one hundred years of women at the University of Toronto 1884-1984. — Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c1985. — 88 p.

Gillett, Margaret. — We walked very warily : a history of women at McGill. — Montréal : Eden Press Women's Publications, c1981. — 476 p.

Hacker, Carlotta. — The indomitable lady doctors. — Toronto : Clarke, Irwin, 1974. — 259 p.  — Also available in braille

Hacker, Carlotta. — The indomitable lady doctors [braille]. — Toronto : CNIB, [197-?]. — 7 vol. of braille.

History of Manitoba Women in Health [online]. — [Winnipeg] : University of Manitoba Libraries, 2001. — [Cited October 29, 2001]. — Access: www.umanitoba.ca/libraries/health/resources/womhiste.html

McAuley, Beth. — How hard can it be? : an annotated bibliography of background materials and curriculum resources to encourage girls and young women into computer technology, engineering and trades, leadership and entrepreneurship, mathematics and science.  — [Toronto] : Ontario Women's Directorate, 1997. - 78  p. — Also published in French under the title: Est-ce si difficile que cela?

Pedersen, Diana L. — Changing women, changing history : a bibliography of the history of women in Canada. — 2nd ed. — Ottawa : Carleton University Press, c1996. — 253 p. — (Women's experience series ; 9). — See "Education", "Health/Medicine", Science/Technology"

Segall, Risë. — "SAVOIR FAIRE: Women of Science in the Federal Department of Agriculture, 1900-1920". — National Library News. January/February 2000 [online]. — [Ottawa] : National Library of Canada, 2000. — [Cited October 29, 2001]. — Access: http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/202/301/nlnews/nlnews-h/2000/jan00e/jan2000e.htm

Shell, Barry. — Great Canadian scientists.  — Victoria, B.C. : Polestar Book Publishers, c1997. — 196 p. — Also available online: www.science.ca/main.html

Strong-Boag, Veronica. — "Making a difference : the history of Canada's nurses". — Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine. — Vol. 8, no. 2 (1991). —  P. 231-248

Women's history month : discovering women in science and technology [online]. — [Ottawa] : Status of Women Canada, 1997. — [Cited June 14, 2001]. — Access: http://collection.collectionscanada.gc.ca/100/200/301/swc-cfc/
womens_history_month-e/d1/whm97-e.html
. — Also available in French under the title: Mois de l'histoire des femmes : les femmes en sciences et en technologie, découvertes

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