Being asked for a password by these databases? Click on the "Off campus or Using Wireless Tab?" to get connected! For additional background material see Women's History: Background or Women's History: Biographical Resources.
Just the facts, plus a bit of interpretation. Great way to get started or to understand a historical event or issue. You have access to many online reference books via Credo Reference, Oxford Reference, Sage Reference Online and the CQ Press Electronic Library, but don't forget excellent resouces exist in paper, too.