PRIMARY DATABASES: Women and Gender Studies

Gender Studies Database    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: pre-1972-present.

Gender Studies Database, produced by NISC, combines NISCís popular Womenís Studies International and Menís Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. This database includes more than 696,750 records with coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to present


LGBT Life    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

LGBT Life with Full Text contains all of the content available in GLBT Life as well as full text for 50 of the most important and historically significant GLBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as dozens for full text monographs. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized GLBT Thesaurus containing over 6,300 terms.


Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000 
Coverage: 1600-2000

brings together primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of womenís activism in public life. The database is edited by the projectís creators of the State University of New York at Binghamton, together with an editorial board of leading scholars from around the U.S. The database is organized around document projects, each posing a new interpretative question and then providing 20 to 50 primary documents that address the question.


Women's Studies International    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Women's Studies International, produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Womenís Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 548,220 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.


SUPPORTING DATABASES: Women and Gender Studies

Academic Search Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1865 - present

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database featuring peer-reviewed journals as well as other journals, magazines, newspapers, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this is the database of choice for a wide variety of research interests. The database features full-text for over 5,300 periodicals and provides access to even more online content through OLinks. Updated daily. Note: this database offers indexing for the Wall Street Journal. To access articles in the WSJ, search the separate Wall Street Journal database.


America: History and Life    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1964 - present

America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. Updated quarterly.


ATLA Religion Database    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1949 - present.

The ATLA Religion Database is an essential tool for the study of religion. It is the premier index to journal articles, essays from collected works, and book reviews in all fields of religion. With over 1.6 million records in 60+ languages, ATLA Religion features coverage for Bible, archaeology, church history, missions, pastoral ministry, world religions, theology, philosophy, and ethics. Includes journals representing all major religious faiths and major denominations. Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA). Updated quarterly.


E-Book Center (OhioLINK)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

The OhioLINK Electronic Book Center offers thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences. These books are used via your regular Web browser. To find information in these e-books, you can search for all occurrences of a word or phrase in all the e-books; look for a specific book by author or title search for all occurrences of a word or phrase within one book ; search or browse among the books in a subject area . The E-Book Center contains electronic books purchased by Ohio academic libraries from ABC-CLIO, Oxford University Press, and Springer.


Education Research Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Education Research Complete is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.


Electronic Journal Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Full-text access to thousands of academic journals assembled by OhioLINK.


Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 2000 - present

Full-text theses and dissertations from Ohio universities. This site also includes links to American and international sites that offer electronic theses and dissertations.


Historical Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1955 - present

Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000 citations to useful historical books as reviewed by the most prestigious journals in the field and citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research. Updated three times per year.


Historical Statistics of the United States 

The Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS), Millennial Online edition, allows users to access data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History.


Humanities International Complete    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Humanities International Complete is a comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from American Humanities Index and Humanities International Index (over 1.6 million records) plus unique full text content.


LexisNexis Academic    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: varies, but strong for 1980s-present

Provides access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Features an extensive collection of 350+ national (U.S.), regional, and international newspapers, many same day of publication, including coverage for the New York Times. Also offers non-English language news sources, broadcast transcripts, campus news, and a full range of information for business and legal research. Updated daily.


MLA International Bibliography    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1926 - present

MLA International Bibliography is an index to books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. The MLA Directory of Periodicals and the Association's proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography are also included.


PsycINFO    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1600s - present

PsycINFO provides international coverage for the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health, including journal articles, dissertations, reports, English-language book chapters and books, and other documents. The database offers material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as education, business, sports, sociology, medicine, law, and social work. Produced by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly.


Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980 - present

Social Sciences Citation Index, published by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It provides access to over 1,700 of the worldís leading scholarly social sciences journals, spanning more than 50 disciplines. Because the record for each article includes the articleís bibliography, or cited reference list, you can also search the database for articles that cite a known author or work. The search interface at this web site also provides access to Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Updated weekly.


SocINDEX    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1895-present

SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.


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