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Women Inventors and Discoverers

Print Resources

The Library of Congress holds a variety of books on the topics of science, technology and engineering and the women who have made leaps and bounds in these fields. The following books are of general interest on the topic, and also list several books on individual female inventors and the contributions that they made for the progress of this country and the world.

To discover for more works about individual inventors, search in the Library of Congress Online Catalog under the name of the inventor as a subject heading. For example:

The books contained in this section are considered masterpieces as they are an overview of why women enter these fields and the way that they succeeded in their chosen occupations