A guide to women and gender resources at Drake Library.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013
Unique article database with a special focus on journals, magazines and newspapers related to gender studies and LGBT issues.
- Academic Search Complete
Our largest database with articles in several journals that relate to women's studies.
- America: History & Life
This database contains several journals on American history, including topics on suffrage and women's rights.
Contains several peer-reviewed journals on many topics. However, the most current 3-5 years of any journal will not be available.
- Look for the Sign In link in the blue bar at the top of any EBSCOhost database.
- Add searches and individual articles to your folder.
- Access saved content from anywhere!
- Learn more.
JSTOR provides you with a secure place to store citations to articles. To get started, click the My JSTOR or Sign In button on the search screen or results page.
For a complete tutorial from JSTOR, see Using MyJSTOR.
Not sure if you'd like the words woman, women or womyn?
Search for wom?n and you'll search for all three. This is called a wildcard.
- What is a database? (Video)
This short video gives a good overview of what a database is (in an Australian accent).
- Finding Articles
Use this tutorial to help you find articles if you aren't sure where to start.
- Citation Linker
Have the citation? Plug in what you know about the article and this tool will search our databases for a full text electronic copy.
- Scholarly vs. Popular
This tutorial will help you learn what a scholarly article is.