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Because of the multidisciplinary aspects of Women’s Studies, the databases you choose will depend on your specific research topic.
Descriptors to consider using in your searches are: sexism, feminist, feminism, feminist theory, gender, gender roles, sexual inequality, solidarity movements, womens groups, womens history, womens rights, and women's roles.
Gender Studies Database (1972-Current) This link opens in a new window
Subject: Gender Studies
Content/Description:Contains scholarly journal articles, books, periodicals, and reviews from multiple gender databases covering issues of sex and gender diversity.
LGBTQ+ Source (1950 - present) This link opens in a new window
Subject: Women and Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary
Content/Description: Includes full-text articles, interview transcriptions and primary source documents from many of the top LGBT publications.
Sociological Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Female, female roles, and gender studies from a social sciences perspectives
ProQuest Social Sciences This link opens in a new window
Subject: Social Sciences
Content/Description: Grants access to articles and media across 11 databases.
America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Women's history topics
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 (scholar's edition) This link opens in a new window
History of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000
Political Science Complete (EBSCOhost) This link opens in a new window
full text for more than 530 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles
Communication & Mass Media Complete This link opens in a new window
Scholarly articles ranging from social movements, feminist theory, women's group, family communication to international discourse on women's issues
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
full image, full-text archive of business, humanities, and social science journals, including specifically women's studies
Project MUSE - Premium Collection This link opens in a new window
Subject: Humanities, Social Sciences
Content/Description: Contains full-text journals
ERIC This link opens in a new window
Gender issues (in education), womens education, females, and sex differences
APA PsycInfo (1806-present) This link opens in a new window
Sex roles, gender identity, human sex differences, and human females from a psychological perspective
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials This link opens in a new window
Feminism and religion
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost) This link opens in a new window
Feminist literary criticism and female characters
Academic Search Complete (1867 to Present) This link opens in a new window
Content/Description:Peer-reviewed journal and magazine articles, historical reviews, abstracts, and indexing from content as far back as 1867.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
Content/Description:Includes a collection of databases with citations on the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences and other topics.
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
Content/Description: Search the open web for scholarly articles, books and book previews, theses, and abstracts. Access to some full-text articles may not be available from off-campus. Please contact a librarian for access issues.