external collections

With an annual subscription, you will have access to a number of interesting online external collections from your home or any other place with internet. Without it, you can only consult these collections at Atria’s library.
The registration of your account can take a week. Logging in for the first time, set your password by clicking 'wachtwoord vergeten' (meaning 'password reset').

Diversity and Ethnic Studies

This collection contains 5000 pdfs and e-books from academic publishers on diversity and inclusion. You simply search by subject or by title or author. Topics range from feminism and women's movement to Islam, lesbianism, slavery, disability and literature. All publications are available in full text. 

Women and Social Movements International

A full text database comprising 150,000 pages of materials from 300 different collections. This database provides information about the origins and development of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, the Inter-American Commission on Women / Comisión Interamericana de Mujeres, the Women’s Africa Committee of the Africa-American Institute, the International Council of Jewish Women and other groups.
The materials include the letters and diaries of activists. Moreover, the congress reports of a great many women’s organisations form the backbone of this collection: from the World’s Anti-Slavery Convention of 1840 to Beijing + 15 and the 2007 Casablanca Dream Conference.

Women’s Studies International

A database with an overview of feminist research, consisting of over 871,000 references from 1972 to the present day. It deploys more than 800 sources: newspapers, journals and more than 2,000 periodicals, newsletters, bulletins, books, chapters from books, reports, congress reports, theses and dissertations, NGO studies, websites and web documents, and grey literature.
Women’s Studies International includes the following databases: Women Studies Abstracts, Women’s Studies Bibliography Database, Women’s Studies Database, Women Studies Librarian, Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, and Women’s Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography.

Women’s History Online

The Gerritsen Collection Aletta H. Jacobs is the gateway to a wealth of materials about the history of women’s emancipation. It is a digitalised and full text available collection of books, pamphlets and periodicals about women and the women’s movement. The collection includes over 200 periodicals and more than 4,000 books in different languages, from the 16th century to 1945. A substantial part of this international collection consists of Dutch materials.