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This is the largest collection of British and Irish women's diaries and correspondence ever assembled. Spanning more than 300 years, it brings the personal experiences of nearly 500 women to researchers, students, and general readers.
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Full-text database that includes articles from over 100 journals and magazines devoted to women’s issues, plus newsletters, regional materials, reports and conference proceedings. Includes some coverage back to the mid-1970’s.
This database is the definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women's history. It spans more than four centuries and 15 languages and includes over two million pages in full image. Users can trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of that country's feminist movement on other countries and their movements. Also provides immediate access to many primary sources from around the world that were previously available only in rare book rooms.
The Lily, the first newspaper for women, was issued from 1849 until 1853 under the editorship of Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894). It was published in Seneca Falls, New York. It began as a temperance journal for “home distribution” among members of the Seneca Falls Ladies Temperance Society, which had formed in 1848. The Lily published its final issue December 15, 1856.
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
An open access repository of digitized contents pages of 150 academic journals and pop culture magazines for researchers and scholars to view what is currently being published in the fields of Feminism, Gender and Women's Studies, Sexuality Studies, and LGBTQIA+ studies.
1963-present Provides access to the worldwide findings in theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and policy science. Features journal citations and abstracts; book, chapter, and association paper abstracts; film, and software review citations.