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  • Gender Studies Database
    Coverage: 1972 to present
    Subject Areas: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, History, Psychology, Communication Arts
    Description: covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia
  • GenderWatch
    Coverage: 1970 to present
    Subjects: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, History, Psychology, Communication Arts
    Description: Full text coverage of publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas.
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Subject: Women's Issues worldwide
    Contains: Provides citations and some full text to women's studies articles, newsletters and research reports with an international focus.
    Coverage: 1992-present
  • WomanStats Project
    The WomanStats Project collects data on all countries with a population greater than 200,000--a total of 174 countries. Data on over 260 variables is coded, including quantitative and qualitative data on on topics such as laws, domestic violence, female landownership, and political participation.
    Creating a free account is required

    The Project focuses primarily on data from governments non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations, and country or topic experts.
  • Womanstats Project Videos
    Video links for first time and advanced users of Womanstats
  • Historical Abstracts
    Subjects: History, social and cultural studies of Europe, and South America.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, dissertations from prehistory to current. Includes non-English language material.
    Coverage Dates: 1954 - present.
  • Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
    Subjects: Women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
    Contains: Citations to journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books.
    Coverage: varies
  • America: History and Life
    Subjects: History, social and cultural studies of the United States. and Canada.
    Contains: Abstracts to articles, books, and book reviews from prehistory to the present.
  • Humanities (Abstracts &) Full Text (1984- )
    Subjects: All fields of the Humanities.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles. Some Non-English language materials included. Some full text articles available from 1994-.
    Coverage Dates: 1984-present.
  • Social Sciences (Abstracts &) Full Text (1983- )
    Subjects: Social sciences - political science, economics, psychology, geography, law, sociology, and anthropology.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts. Some full text 1990-
    Coverage: Indexing 1983 to present.
  • Web of Science
    Subjects: Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences
    Contains: Citations and abstracts. Citation mapping
    Coverage: 1990 to Present
  • Sage Journals
    Subjects: All
    Contains: Full text of most Sage journals
    Coverage: varies
  • Women Writers Online
    Subjects: Pre-Victorian women's writing in English on a variet of subjects
    Contains: Full Text
    Coverage: Before 1850.
 

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