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    Matthew K. Gold

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    From: Flanders, Julia <>
    Date: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 12:17 PM
    Subject: [DHSI] Orlando and Women Writers Online: Free for the Month of

    ***With apologies for cross-posting***

    Dear all,

    We are delighted to announce that both *Orlando: Women’s Writing in the
    British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present* (
    and *Women Writers Online* ( will once again be
    free during March, in celebration of Women’s History Month.

    *Orlando* is an online cultural history generated from the lives and works
    of women writers. At present, it contains: 1,325 author entries (1,025
    British women writers, 175 male writers, 166 other women writers—listed
    twice if their nationality shifted); 13,607 free-standing chronology
    entries; and 26,278 bibliographical listings. More than 31,000 people and
    7,500 organizations are mentioned or discussed somewhere in the textbase.
    For more on getting started with *Orlando*, see:

    To access* Orlando* during March, please log in with the following
    Username: womenshistory18
    Password: orlando18

    The *Women Writers Online *collection includes more than 400 texts written
    and translated by women, first published between 1526 and 1850 (no
    credentials are required to access WWO; you can search and read the texts
    in the collection at: In addition to WWO,
    the Women Writers Project also has several publications that are always
    open access, including *Women Writers in Review* (, a collection of close to 700 reviews of and
    responses to works by the authors in WWO, and *Women Writers in Context* (, a collection of essays exploring topics
    related to early women’s writing; we also have a growing collection of
    teaching materials (
    For more on getting started with WWO, see this blog post:

    Please feel free to contact us if you would like more information about any
    of these publications; the Orlando Project can be reached by email at and the WWP is at

    We hope you enjoy the collections!


    Julia, Sarah, Susan, Isobel, Corinne, and Kathryn

    Susan Brown, Technical Director
    Isobel Grundy, Research Director
    Corrinne Harol, Literary Director
    Kathryn Holland, Senior Research Fellow
    Orlando Project
    University of Alberta and University of Guelph

    Julia Flanders, Director
    Sarah Connell, Assistant Director Women Writers Project
    Northeastern University

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