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Women's and Gender Studies Research Guide

Selected indexes, e-journals & websites in women's and gender studies; in-depth resources

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Getting Started - Finding Articles

Women's and Gender Studies comprises an intensely interdisciplinary subject area.  For this reason, there are many subject-focused indexes that may be useful to you, depending on your topic.  Indexes listed below are core indexes for finding scholarly, popular, and news articles, book chapters, and other resources in women's and gender studies. Each index differs in scope and type of material included.

Core Databases

This set of article index databases will help you find research articles, news articles, and more: 

Other Useful Databases

Depending on your topic, you may find some of the following to be useful:

Subject-Focused Indexes

Since Women's & Gender studies is an interdisciplinary research area, you will need to search more than one article index, including indexes focused on other disciplines in order to find additional relevant material.  Here are a few:

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