Twenty-five years ago this work was submitted for a master’s degree in Information Studies. It has taken this long to finally publish it in its extant form.
As the original work was coming to a close, I was approached by a number of research participants who were concerned that they would lose access to the example website I created as part of the project. They felt the information had been useful to them and would be helpful to others in the coming years. The result of those conversations was the creation of The Hysterectomy Association which was used by over two million women every year at its peak.
Hysteria: the information needs of women having a hysterectomy is also available in the following formats: