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March 21, 2013

Special Collections Awarded DHP Grant

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March 11, 2013

DATABASE of the MONTH for March - Women's Studies International

March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8th.   Women’s Studies International is one research database to search for information relevant to women’s history and cross-disciplinary gender perspectives. From the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research, this database supports curriculum development in the areas of women’s studies, sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business and education.

Women's Studies International is a composite of nine contributing databases covering women's studies, women's issues, and gender-focused scholarship from throughout the world. The nearly 800 essential sources in Women's Studies International include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, websites and web documents and grey literature.  It is an excellent resource for finding articles from a feminist perspective.

To open up Women’s Studies International go to and type in the title in the box in center of page.

Try the search strategy: Celebrate and “International Women’s Day” to learn more about this international celebration of women.

Several other databases related to Women’s Studies can be found on the Bibliographer for Women’s Studies Gateway page at .

In related disciplines ( there are subject databases that may be relevant to Women’s Studies or Women’s History such as America History and Life, LGBT Life, Historical Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, GenderWatch, WorldWide Political Science Abstracts and several others.

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