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Women's studies

Liaison librarian

  • Macy [dot] Zheng [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-5550
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Sources for Background Information

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias



Core and Additional Databases

Women's Studies (Electronic Databases)

Statistics (Electronic Databases)

Selected Internet Sites

  • Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement (Duke University)
  • Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index. Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
  • National NOW Times (National Organization for Women)
  • ViVa. A current bibliography of women's and gender history in historical and women's studies journals. Articles in English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian languages, and, occasionally Spanish, are selected from 180 European, American, Canadian, Asian, Australian and New Zealand journals.
  • Women and Gender Studies Web Sites. Created by the Association of College and Research Libraries, Women's Studies Section. Provides topical access to a wide range of women’s and gender studies websites.
  • Women Working, 1800–1930. A digital exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression by Harvard University.

Multidisciplinary (Electronic Databases)

Including women's studies related material.

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