Because Women's and Gender Studies is an interdiscipinary topic, articles on this matter can be found throughout a number of databases. Below are just a few highlights and include databases for both scholarly articles and images.
The following reference databases and encyclopedias can provide general information on nearly any topic. It is a great place to start your research!
When using the databases on the right, you can find material by searching for keywords, titles, authors, and more. In the seach boxes, you could try the following keywords:
To find more specific materials, try using two or more keywords, separated by AND:
- Women AND Politics
- Gender AND Sexuality
- Feminism AND History
To search for a phrase, use quotations:
- "Radical Feminism"
- "Birth Control"
Also, when searching for keywords and phrases, remember that not everyone will use the same words for every topic. For example, a "woman" may also be called a "female." Or, "Birth Control" can also be called "Contraception." Accounting for these synonyms will help you find more resources. Before searching for articles or books, brainstorm a list of keywords that will help guide you.