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Women's Studies

Featured Databases

America: History and Life
Provides a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Gender Studies Database (1972-Current)
Combines Women’s Studies International and Men’s Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Includes professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

GLBT Life
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

HarpWeek
Contains Civil War era editions of Harper's Weekly, a leading, national weekly during the 2nd half of the 19th century. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Historical Abstracts
Contains references about the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

JSTOR
An electronic archive of complete journal backruns, current to within 2 to 5 years
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Oxford Reference Online
Contains entries from over 100 major discipline-related dictionaries and other publications from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes the sciences, foreign languages, art and architecture, politics, business, literature and more. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

SocINDEX
Features more than 1,300,000 records from a sociology-specific thesaurus. Abstracts are included for more than 620 journals dating back to 1895. Indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included, and cited references are also provided. All subdisciplines of sociology are covered. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Sociological Abstracts (1963-2005)
Contains information from 2600 international journals in the areas of sociology, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Available but no longer updated. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Women's Studies International (1972-Current)
Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Disciplines included are sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Internet Sites

American Women's History ( A Research Guide)
National Women's History Project
National Women’s Studies Association
Women's Studies Database
Women’s Studies Section

Local Resources

Women's History Bibliography
Women's Studies Bibliography

Books and Audio/Visual Materials in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of Women’s Studies

Periodicals in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of Women’s Studies--periodicals

Books and Audio/Visual Materials in OhioLINK ...
with a subject heading of Women’s Studies

Periodicals in OhioLINK ...
with a subject heading of Women’s Studies--periodicals

Recent Stark Campus Library Women’s Studies Purchases

Stark Campus Department of Women’s Studies Web Page
Kent Campus Women’s Studies Program Web Page