Womens Studies: Intro to Women's Studies Resources at Buley

Library resources that support the SCSU Women's Studies Program including material that deals with gender studies and feminism.

News and Alerts

21st Annual Women's Studies Conference

"ECOLOGY, SPIRITUALITY, SUSTAINABILITY:

FEMINIST AND INDIGENOUS INTERVENTIONS"

On the campus of Southern Connecticut State University

 Friday, April 11, 2014 and Saturday, April 12, 2014

 

Conference Research Guide

U.S. Womens Rights Timeline

Timeline of Key Events in the American Women's Rights Movement (from InfoPlease, Pearson Education)

Overview of this Guide

This Libguide is intended to be helpful to Women's Studies students and faculty at SCSU.  It is organized wtih "tabs" that include information about Buley Library's catalog and lists relevant sources available at Buley including books, journals, databases, multi-media items, websites and children's materials.   Other helpful libguides, produced at Buley and various other libraries are listed below.  The Library homepage is a great place to begin any research project. Subject-specific research guides are found under the "Research at Buley" dropdown link on the left side of the page.

INQ101 guide is a great overview of the library.

Citation Guides has various sources for correctly citing paper in the style preferred by a professor.

WMS518 has sources specific to the course Women in the Curriculum but these things may be useful to other WMS topics

Womens History Month  highlights more resources related to th topic

The Invisible Web

Check out this graphic!!  The BEST STUFF is in the BIG BOX and you can get to that because you are a student at Southern and the Library purchases access to resources for you to use.  Dont be tricked into using your credit card (or your parent's) to get the article you need--Use your SCSU Log-in info!

Search Strategy Builder

 

Search Strategy Builder


The Search Strategy Builder is a tool designed to teach you how to create a search string using Boolean logic. While it is not a database and is not designed to input a search, you should be able to cut and paste the results into most databases’ search boxes.

Concept 1 AND Concept 2 AND Concept 3
Name your concepts here
Search terms Search terms Search terms
List alternate terms for each concept.

These can be synonyms, or they can be specific examples of the concept.

Use single words or short phrases. Surrounding the phrases with quotation marks will give better results in some databases and search engines, like Google Scholar. Example: "global warming"

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Now copy and paste the above Search Statement into a database search box; use the EBSCO search box below or choose another Database.

The Search Strategy Builder was developed by the University of Arizona Libraries and is used under a Creative Commons License, via Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh at Georgia State.

Subject Guide

Cindy Schofield
Contact:
Buley Library, Technical Services (ground floor)

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