Databases with Current Issues
Some FullText, Citations
- Abstracts in Social Gerontology
Abstracts in Social Gerontology includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
- Academic Search Premier
Broad database with both Academic and general periodicals articles. Many fulltext, though some citation only. Provided by Electronic Library for Minnesota.
- Communication & Mass Media Index
Indexes several women's studies and sociology journals, with emphasis on research in communication, mass media, and advertising.
- FirstSearch Complete
Over 60 different databases available covering all areas of study. Includes: Dissertation Abstracts International, AHSearch, Contemporary Women's Issues, PAIS, SociSciIndex, and others. NOTE: You must have a password to enter. See the Reference Librarian about access.
- MLA Bibliography
Scholarly citations for works related to literature and linguistics.
Contains 800,000 research articles in psychology. Research on stereotypes, sex roles, psychological stress, etc.
This database has all scholarly articles, mostly from sciences, though some social sciences. Citations from 1980 to present. Some full text starting in 1993, more full text from 1997 to the present. Women's Studies titles include: "Women's studies international forum" and "Women's health issues."
- Sociological Abstracts
Research articles, conference papers, and other materials on sociology, social work, feminist studies, social psychology and demography.
- Gender Watch
Publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Coverage for some publications are 1970-present. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports.
Databases with Historical Issues
- Project Muse
Full-text journals from Johns Hopkins University Press, emphasizing humanities and social sciences. Provided by ELM: Electronic Library for Minnesota
- Accessible Archives
Accessible Archives provices access to:
Godey`s Lady`s Book 1830-1885; The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective (November 1860 - April 1865)which includes the Charleston Mercury, the New York Herald, and the Richmond Enquirer; African American Newspapers(the 19th Century).
- America History and Life
The database indexes over 1,700 journals published worldwide, including state historical society journals. Historical coverage of the U.S. and the world from prehistory to the present.
- Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Magazine, from 1857 to 1912. A primary historical source.
JSTOR allows Winona State full-text access to back issues over one hundred core scholarly journals, across a variety of disciplines. In the case of some journals, the run of back issues extends back to the 19th-Century. To prevent publishers from losing revenue, JSTOR uses what is called a "moving wall," which means it will always maintain a 2 to 5 year gap from its most recent holding to the present. It is possible to search JSTOR holdings, or to simply browse the journals by subject area.
- Making of America (U. Michigan)
"Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 9,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints."
Internet Sites in Women's Studies
- Making of America (Cornell University)
Cornell University's contributions to Making of America (MOA), a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
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