Women's and Gender Studies: Articles & Journals

Library resources for research and study in Women's Studies

Find Articles in Research Databases

Depending on your topic, these databases may be relevant. If needed, more choices are in Databases A-Z.



Advanced Search

Sample searches:
   "glass ceiling" AND "higher education"
   (beauty OR "personal appearance") AND discriminat*
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, date, etc.) on results screen

While it doesn't offer some of the sophisticated options available in research databases, Google Scholar can be helpful. See instructions for customizing Google Scholar to provide Full Text @ UHCL links in results.

Google Scholar Search

A peer-reviewed (or refereed) journal:

  • uses experts from the same subject field or profession as the author to evaluate a manuscript prior to acceptance for publication
  • has articles that report on research studies or provide scholarly analysis of topics
  • may include book reviews, editorials, or other brief items that are not considered scholarly articles
Peer Review in 3 Minutes

(3:15) Explains the academic publishing process for research articles and scholarly journals, including the quality control process of peer review. North Carolina State Univ. Libraries

Locating Print Journals (optional)

Library floor plans

  • Current issues are shelved in alphabetical order in the Current Periodicals area (main floor)
  • Bound journals are shelved like books, in call number order in the General Stacks

Find call numbers for bound journals in OneSearch.

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