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Gender Studies Guide

Guide to gender studies resources at Albertsons library.

Top Recommended Databases

Family & Society Studies Worldwide (EBSCO)
Provides the most comprehensive coverage of research, policy and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development and social welfare.

LGBTQ+ Source (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) (EBSCO)
Provides scholarly and popular LGBT publications in full text, plus historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines and newspapers. It also includes a specialized LGBT thesaurus containing thousands of terms.

Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries (Alexander Street Press)
This collection will bring together 105,000 pages of the personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, displayed as high-quality images of the original manuscripts, Semantically Indexed and online for the first time. The collection is drawn entirely from the extensive holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. It currently contains over 102,000 pages.

ProQuest Family Health -  Covers a range of subjects of value in the public library context - from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. 

Sociology Database (ProQuest)
covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including relevant titles from related fields such as social policy, social care, social services, social anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, social psychology and population studies. 

Digital Commons Network: Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Commons

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A repository collection of over 14,923 Full-Text Articles from 12,033 Authors and 293 Institutions. Most of these are open access resources.

Multidisciplinary Resources

Gender Studies is a multidisciplinary field, so sometimes the cross-disciplinary databases below can be the best place to start your research.

Or you may want to search for information just on your primary topic and see what terms are getting used within that literature. Each discipline has its own library guide; following are links to guides that may be helpful: