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Women's Studies Subject Guide

Subject guides are created by Great Basin College Librarians to assist you! These guides provide helpful resources and tutorials to help you succeed in finding credible resources.

Databases

EBSCO

To find peer-reviewed articles in EBSCO, remember to refine your search results to peer-reviewed articles. To do this, check the box labeled "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals located in the "Limit your Results" search category. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

JSTOR

This database is unique because the complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly. Scholarly journal archive - it is NOT a current issue database. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

ProQuest

To find peer-reviewed articles in ProQuest, remember to refine your search results to peer-reviewed articles. To do this, check the box labeled "Peer reviewed" located under the "limit to" search category. If you need more assistance, please watch the Peer Reviewed Articles Tutorial.

Issues & Controversies  (Facts on File)

Analyzes and explains hundreds of controversial topics, in a language and format that students can understand. with balance, accuracy and regular updating.

SIRS

A comprehensive database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter and SIRS Renaissance. It provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities.

eBooks

American Decades Primary Sources

Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages

This dictionary contains more than 20,000 brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures.

Websites

300 Women Who Changed the World

Encyclopedia Britannica's collection of biographies of great women in history.

American Memory: Women's History

Library of Congress gateway to research and sources for women's studies.

American Memory: Women's Suffrage

Library of Congress collection, includes primary documents, a timeline and other resources.

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Association of College & Research Librarians: Women & Gender Studies

Provides access to a variety of resources for Women's Studies.

Discovering American Women's History Online

Includes subject index, digital resources and primary source links.

National First Ladies Library

Biographies of the first ladies.

Nevada Women's History Project

Providing visibility and support for the gathering and dissemination of history about the roles and contributions of Nevada women of every race, class and ethnic background.

UNLV - The Women's Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN)

Includes research and biographies of women in Nevada.

Women's History Collections at the IISH: International Guide

Gives an overview of individuals and organizations whose papers and records can be used as primary sources for women's and gender history. The ViVa bibliography offers further information and provides a searchable database.

Women's Studies Database

The University of Maryland provides information and links.

Women's History Month

Provided by Gale Cengage. Includes biographies, a timeline, resources on women's rights and links for more resources.

Working Women: 1800-1930: Books & Pamphlets

Harvard University Open Collections Project.

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Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

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