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Lesley's Search grants you access to all library resources, in a variety of formats, from a variety of databases. Searching here is ideal for general, beginning searches, as it allows for a wider pool of results.
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When searching for sources, consider the following subject-specific databases:
Gender Studies Database covers a wide spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Several thousand links to freely available and indexed full-text articles and documents on the Web are available. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, and more.
PsycInfo contains more than 4 million bibliographic records for journals, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports. Coverage spans from the 17th century to the present, with publications from more than 50 countries.
SocINDEX with full text combines SocINDEX's comprehensive abstracting of over 2,000 sociology journals, covering subjects such as abortion, anthropology, criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, politics, social psychology, social work, and more, with full text coverage in over 600 core journals.
Women Working, 1800-1930, focuses on the impact of women on the U.S. economy, documenting issues including working conditions and workplace regulations, health and hygiene, recreation, cost of living, home life, and more. Women Working contains digitized books, trade catalogs, archival and manuscript items, and 1,400 photographs.
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