Women's & Gender Studies

 

Databases

Academic Search Complete

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A comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text from thousands of peer-reviewed journals and citations from many more. State of Maine funded.

Alt-PressWatch

Alt Press Watch

Full text articles from newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses, providing an alternative to mainstream media perspectives. 

Contemporary Women’s Issues

A multidisciplinary, full-text database including mainstream and alternative publications, with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Also has hard-to-find newsletters, NGO research reports, and ephemeral literature from research institutes and grass roots organizations.

Diversity Studies Collection

Supports social science, history and liberal arts coursework with articles from hundreds of journals that explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.

GenderWatch

Gender Watch
A full-text database focusing on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Topics include family, childbirth, domestic abuse, work, sexual harassment, aging, body image, eating disorders, social roles and more. Includes content on the impact of gender on areas such as the arts,  education, politics, religion, and more.

Gender Studies Collection

Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

ProQuest Central

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A multidisciplinary database,  over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences . 

RefWorks

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Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups. RefWorks tutorials

 

World Data Analyst Online

World Data Analysts
World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. One creates tables, charts, export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching, and also link to country articles in Encyclopedia Britannica. State of Maine funded.