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This open access journal is devoted to critical work in a variety of formats that reflect the current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies. It incorporates a diversity of feminist, anti-racist and critical identity, intersectional, transnational, and cultural studies approaches to a wide range of contemporary issues, topics, and knowledges.
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
Gender Forum is an online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of gender issues. This journal covers gender-related topics in the fields of literary and cultural production, media and the arts as well as politics, the natural sciences, medicine, law, religion, and philosophy.
Journal of Feminist Scholarship
The Journal of Feminist Scholarship is a twice-yearly, peer-reviewed, open-access journal published online and aimed at promoting feminist scholarship across the disciplines, as well as expanding the reach and definitions of feminist research.
Peitho is a peer-reviewed jounral of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition. The journal exists to support the Coalition's mission as a "learned society composed of women scholars who are committed to research in the history of rhetoric and composition." Peitho seeks to encourage, advance, and publish original research in the history of rhetoric and composition and thereby support scholars and students within the profession.
S & F Online
S & F Online is a triannual, multimedia, peer-reviesed, online-only journal of feminist theories and women's movements. This journal provides public access to the Barnard Center for Research on Women's most innovation programming, including written transcripts, audio and visual recordings, related scholarship, and links to relevant intellectual and social action networks.
Indexes gender-engaged scholarship from professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources. 1972 - present.
Full text database of material related to gender issues, with emphasis on women's studies. Includes books, newsletters, reports, newspapers, magazines and scholarly journal articles. A ProQuest database, publication dates vary from the 1970's, 1980's, or 1990's to present.
Includes images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns. From Duke University's Digital Collections.
Full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses; a ProQuest database; publication dates vary from the 1970's - present.
America: History and Life [EBSCO]
Indexes journal articles, book chapters, book reviews and dissertations on United States and Canadian history and culture (for world history, use Historical Abstracts); 1964 - present.
Art Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes material in the fields of art, art history, architecture, design, and film, including articles in periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed journals; 1984 - present. Includes over 320 full text journals. For coverage of art literature from 1929 to 1984, search Art Index Retrospective.
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Site is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries. 1990 - present.
Historical Abstracts [EBSCO]
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (for U.S. and Canada historian, use America: History and Life); 1955 - present.
Humanities Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes journals in the disciplines of archaeology and classical studies, art, folklore, history, language and literature, literary criticism, music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
Full text backfiles of over 2,500 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. To help you navigate and search JSTOR, check their helpful how-to guide (PDF).
Note: JSTOR includes 16 current titles, but for all others, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions, however. Check the Journal Finder for complete holdings information.
Indexes and abstracts U.S. and foreign newspapers, journals, transcripts, federal and state case law, law reviews, state and country profiles, company information and more. Many documents are in full text; dates of coverage vary.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore, including journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, and proceedings. A ProQuest database ProQuest; 1926 to present.
Full-text current and archival articles from 670+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 7,000 e-books. Updated continually.
Social Sciences Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes articles and book reviews in some of the key international English language journals in the social sciences, for example: anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
Indexes journals, dissertations, conference papers, and selected books in sociology and related disciplines. A ProQuest database; 1952 to present.