March is Women’s History Month

According to a report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsWomen in the Labor Force: A Databookwomen make up over 80 percent of the library workforce. Over the years, ALA women’s groups have helped to develop evaluative tools, guidelines and programs to enhance the opportunities and the image of women in the library profession. The ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) is one of these groups. During the entire month of March, COSWL will recognize and celebrate women’s historic achievements with National Women’s History Month. The Committee will host a free webinar Monday, March 18th, 2:00 p.m. (EST) highlighting women’s history month and the National Women’s History Museum. Be sure to register while space is still available.