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more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. This scholarly collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields. Academic Search Complete offers critical information from many sources unique to this massive collection. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 journals. Academic Search Complete is updated daily and available via EBSCOhost.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Anthropology Plus
As a compilation of the Anthropological Index and Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the world’s most comprehensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research.
This database offers worldwide indexing of all core periodical and lesser-known journals from the early 19th century to today, providing extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, interdisciplinary studies, etc.


more information Restricted Resource Some full text available ATLA Religion Database
The ATLA Religion Database is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion. Indexing journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in more than 60 languages, the ATLA Religion Database includes more than 460,000 article citations from over 1,500 journals, 651 of which are currently indexed. It also provides bibliographic coverage of over 260,000 essay citations from more than 15,400 multi-author works, and more than 423,000 book reviews, and an increasing number of multimedia citations.

Journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope. Journals representing all the major religious faiths, major denominations, and numerous language groups are included. ATLA's indexing of multi-author works, such as Festschriften and conference proceedings, is unique among religion databases. Unlike indexes that catalog books of essays as a single entry, ATLA indexes the individual essays in each such work.

more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Communication and Mass Media Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides robust and quality research information in areas related to communication and mass media. This database originated with the acquisition and subsequent merging of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). Communication & Mass Media Complete provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

more information Restricted Resource Some full text available JSTOR
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization and a shared digital library archive of critical scholarly journal literature.

Louisiana State University currently participates in the following JSTOR Collection(s):
  • Arts & Sciences Collections I-XI
  • Ireland Archive Collection
  • Life Sciences Collection
  • University of California Press Collection
  • University of Chicago Press Collection

more information Restricted Resource MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
MLA International Bibliography is an index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1926. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included. In addition, the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the association's proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the Bibliography are also included. Examples of titles offered in MLA International Bibliography include: Journal of International Folklore, Journal of English and German Philology, Journal of Linguistics, Journal of Popular Film and Television, Language and Communication, Language Teaching Research, Modern Language Journal, etc.

Click here to access the Directory of Periodicals (MLA).

more information MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
Print Location: Z7006 .M64 Middleton Reference
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available PAIS International
The PAIS International database from CSA contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed.

PAIS International includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Project Muse
Project Muse provides online, world wide, institutional subscription access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics.

more information Restricted Resource PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
Includes an index with abstracts from over 1300 journals, dissertations, and technical reports in 30 languages from 50 countries, as well as summaries of English-language chapters and books published worldwide, concerning psychology and the related disciplines of education, medicine, business, sociology, and psychiatry. Major subject areas include: experimental psychology, developmental psychology, communications, social processes and issues, personality, physical and psychological disorders, professional issues, applied psychology, and behavioral psychology.

more information Restricted Resource Some full text available SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The index features more than 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,000 term sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. This file also contains informative abstracts for more than 590 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals as well as 1,040 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included. Searchable cited references are also provided.

SocINDEX with Full Text offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others.

SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 235 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 545 books and monographs, and full text for 6,601 conference papers.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available SocINDEX with Full Text (Mobile)
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The index features more than 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,000 term sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. This file also contains informative abstracts for more than 590 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals as well as 1,040 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included. Searchable cited references are also provided.

SocINDEX with Full Text offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others.

SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 235 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 545 books and monographs, and full text for 6,601 conference papers.
more information Restricted Resource Web of Science
Science Citation Index Expanded - This database covers the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,800 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines from 1900 to the present. Some of the disciplines covered include: agriculture, neuroscience, astronomy, oncology, biochemistry, pediatrics, biology, pharmacology, biotechnology, physics, chemistry, plant sciences, computer science, psychiatry, materials science, surgery, mathematics, veterinary science, medicine, and zoology.

Social Sciences Citation Index - This database covers the journal literature of the social sciences. It indexes more than 1,725 journals spanning 50 disciplines from 1956 to the present. Some of the disciplines covered include: anthropology, political science, history, public health, industrial relations, social issues, information science & library science, social work, law, sociology, linguistics, substance abuse, philosophy, urban studies, psychology, women's studies, and psychiatry.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index - This database indexes 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals from 1975 to the present. Some of the disciplines covered include: archaeology, linguistics, architecture, literary reviews, art, literature, Asian studies, music, classics, philosophy, dance, poetry, folklore, radio, television, film, history, religion, language, and theater.

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Statistics on Women and Gender: Where and How to Find
Library Guide by Phyllis Holman Weisbard, University of Wisconsin, Madiso

http://researchguides.library.wisc.edu/womenstats

Statistics on Gender and Sexualities
Library Guide by Annelise Sklar, University of California, San Diego

http://libguides.ucsd.edu/content.php?pid=221125&sid=1837005

Census Statistics
United States Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov/#

Search keywords “women” or “gender.”
Specify “women and employment (or economy or health, etc.)”

Fedstats
http://www.fedstats.gov/
This gateway provides data from 100 U.S. federal agencies.
Search for ”women” in the A-Z list.
 

Women Watch Directory of United Nations Resource
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/statistics_and_indicators_60.htm


Primary Source Databases

Discovering American Women's History Online
Middle Tennessee State University’s Walker Library

http://digital.mtsu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/women
This database provides access to more than 600 digital collections of primary sources, including letters, diaries, photos, and artifacts that document the history of women in the United States.

Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement:
An Online Archival Collection , Special Collections, Duke University
http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/scriptorium/wlm/
This collection contains key political statements, papers, speeches, and pamphlets by individuals and organizations active in the second wave of feminism in the United States primarily in the 1960s and 1970s. Materials address such issues as medical and reproductive rights; music; activism; sexuality and lesbian feminism; socialist feminism; women of color; and women’s work and roles.

Suffragist Oral History Project:
The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ROHO/projects/suffragist/index.html
This collection includes full-length oral histories of seven figures, including Alice Paul, in the twentieth-century United States suffragist movement.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
http://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com/wam2/wam2.index.map.aspx
This resource for students and scholars includes 105 document projects and archives and more than 53,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written altogether by about 2,200 primary authors.

Working Women, 1800-1930
Harvard University Library Open Collections Program
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/
This digital collection from Harvard University examines women's influence on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression. It includes 650,000 digitized pages and nearly 1,500 images. These focus on such subjects as working conditions, workplace regulations, home life, costs of living, commerce, recreation, health and hygiene, and other social issues. 

Brown University Women Writers Project
http://www.wwp.brown.edu/wwo/

This collection features full transcriptions of texts published by women in English between 1526 and 1850. Rare or otherwise difficult to find, these texts shed light on women’s participation in literate culture in the early modern era.

African American Women Writers of the 19th century
The New York Library Digital Library Collections

http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/writers_aa19/toc.html

This full-text database of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture includes 52 works by 19th-century black women writers of the United States.

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Web Gateways

National Women’s Studies Association
www.nwsa.org


American Men's Studies Association
http://mensstudies.org/
Advances critical studies of men and masculinities

Global Women
http://libguides.rutgers.edu/global_women

This library guide by Kayo Denda, Rutgers University, provides links to international websites documenting  advocacy for women worldwide

Feminist.com
http://www.feminist.com
An online community fostering awareness, education, and activism.

Women’s Studies and Issues Online Resources (University of Maryland)
http://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/links.html


The Feminist Press
At City University of New York
http://www.feministpress.org


Women's Review of Books
Wellesley Centers for Women
http://www.wcwonline.org/womensreview

Films/DVDs Women, Gender, Sexuality
LSU Women and Gender

LSU Women’s and Gender Studies Program
http://uiswcmsweb.prod.lsu.edu/hss/wgs//
The program  offers a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Women's and Gender Studies, an undergraduate minor, and a graduate minor.

LSU Women’s Center
http://uiswcmsweb.prod.lsu.edu/edco/womenscenter/
Promotes the advancement of women’s issues and gender equity through its services, advocacy efforts, and educational programs.

Office of Multicultural Affairs’ LGBTQ Project & Safe Space Campaign
http://uiswcmsweb.prod.lsu.edu/edco/safespace/About%20Us/Mission/item30224.html
Provides educational opportunities, ongoing professional development, and programming for students, staff, faculty and administration about the unique challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning  individuals and their allies.

 University Council on Women
http://appl003.lsu.edu/acadaff/cswomen.nsf/$Content/History+of+UCW?OpenDocument
The Council, composed of representatives from the faculty, staff, and students, monitors the status of women on campus and generates an annual report.

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