Each key concept begins with a concise definition followed by illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field. Cross-references to related concepts are included along with suggestions for further reading.
AfricaBib consists of two bibliographic databases indexing Africana periodical literature (Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database) and African Women's literature (African Women Bibliographic Database). Date coverage spans the early 19th C to the present. Also included is a comprehensive bibliography on women travelers and explorers to Africa (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa Bibliographic Database).
Written by over 1,000 scholars from around the world, this multi-volume encyclopedia crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world.
A five volume set published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. First three volumes cover 1,359 American women who died between 1607 and 1950; the next volume with the subtitle The Modern Period covers 442 women who died between 1951 and 1975; the last volume, subtitled Completing the Twentieth Century profiles 483 women who died between 1976 and 1999.
Provided by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO offers access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. When you search PsycINFO, you are also searching the Proquest Psychology Journals database and the PsycARTICLE database.
Provides access to the latest research in sociology, social work, and other social and behavioral sciences. Includes citations (and abstracts since 1974) from over 1,500 journals, serials, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Subjects include community development, demography and human biology, family and social welfare, social psychology and group interactions, welfare services, and women's studies. Note: When searching this database, you are also searching Social Services Abstracts and Sociology Research Database.
10,000 articles of prominent women across the ages are represented in these 17 volumes. Articles range in length from one paragraph to multiple pages. Each article is signed, and major articles have a list of sources or suggested reading. More than 300 scholars contributed to this work from 20 nations.
Most helpful areas and free to all web users are the homepages of magazines/journals links, the programs, research centers, libraries, and archives links, women's organizations links, and especially the links by subject area.
WSSLinks is developed and maintained by The Women's Studies Section (WSS) of the Association of College & Research
Libraries, which discusses, promotes, and supports women's studies
collections and services in academic and research libraries.