Women are cited less often than men, and are also underrepresented in syllabi. Scholars may find that they have difficulty assessing how gender-balanced their bibliographies and syllabi really are. Use this tool to automatically evaluate the (probabilistic) gender of each name and then providing an estimate of what percentage of the authors on a syllabus are women.
WGSS is an interdisciplinary field, and so material relevant to your research might be found in many disciplines. You may want to visit some of the Related Guides for additional database resources, or see the Database Finder for a full list of databases.
Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Includes the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.
GenderWatch is a full-text collection of international sources, including journals, special reports and conference proceedings on a wide range of women's issues. It includes archival materials dating back to the 1970s. GenderWatch allows both full-text and indexed searching.
Contains full-text articles from magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Coverage includes a broad range of critical issues confronting contemporary society, including ecology and the environment, grassroots organizing, labor, indigenous peoples, public policy, genetics, and much more.
Includes complete runs of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals from the US (primarily 1960s-1980s), with a particular focus on feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, gays, lesbians and more.
This collection of periodicals focuses on newsletters issued by gay and lesbian political and social activist organizations throughout the country and on periodicals devoted to gay and lesbian political and social activist agendas.
To find more newspapers, both current and historical, see also our News and Newspaper research guide.