This article describes how library and Internet technology enhanced an action research assignment in a unique women’s studies program, Women Involved in Living and Learning (WILL), at the University of Richmond. The Women’s Studies Liaison Librarian and the Director of the WILL Program collaborated to provide a meaningful assignment that incorporated the use of online databases and the Internet. The main objective of the assignment was to provide a research opportunity whereby the students would learn to use electronic women’s studies resources and actually utilize the information into some type of social action, such as writing a letter, volunteering in a community organization, or educating others on a topic of their choice.

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Copyright © 2001 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. This article first appeared in CyberPsychology and Behavior 4:3 (2001), 403-414.

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