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Women's Studies Subject Guide

  • Research in Women' Studies is interdisciplinary in nature
  • A good starting point is to browse the book collection in the Women's Resources Center in Horton Hall
  • Books provide historical information as well as in-depth studies
  • Use journal articles to find current information and very specific topics
  • Search for the term "women" in the any databases to narrow from other topics



Search Databases by subject or topic to find scholarly articles and business data appropriate for your assignments.


The Library Catalog, EZ-Borrow, and ILLiad are your gateways to the books (videos, DVDs, CDs, etc.) you need for your research.


There are many websites relevant to Women's Studies. The library uses to track and organize websites. If you want to share a website relevant to an assignment with Ship students, please tag it in with: ShipLibrary, WomensStudiesGuide, and the relevant course number, e.g. acc101