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Credo Reference (e-books) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Search across Credo's collection of online reference books including general and subject specific dictionaries and encyclopedias.  Entries are concise, comprehensive and written with the student in mind.

ebrary Academic Complete (e-books) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Search our collection of over 80,000 ebooks!  Read books in your web browser, highlight and take notes, or download sections of books in PDF format.  Accessible off-campus with your Wheelock login.

Find Articles: Search Databases and e-journals
Academic OneFile Restricted Resource Some full text available
This is a nice place to start if you've just started your research.  Academic OneFile is a great resource for locating materials in variety of subjects, including: the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, humanities and more. Its particular strengths are in peer-reviewed articles on the topics of science and technology.

Biography in Context Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
A comprehensive source for information about significant individuals throughout history and the present.  Many entries include further readings and links to websites.

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
JSTOR is an extensive database of interdisciplinary scholarship from the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences. The database contains full-text articles and books as well as high quality images.

PsycINFO Restricted Resource Some full text available
PsycINFO connects you to international scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences fields.   This database is compiled and maintained by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Humanities International Index Restricted Resource
Great resource that connects you to articles, essays, literary criticisms and book reviews in the Humanities.  Humanities International Index includes creative works such as poems, fiction, paintings, illustrations, and photographs.

Sage Journals Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
A great multidisciplinary database, this resource provides access to peer-reviewed journal articles in the humanities, sciences, social sciences, medicine, and technology.

Academic Search Premier (ASP) Restricted Resource Some full text available
One of the widest-ranging databases in terms of subject coverage, Academic Search Premier is a great starting point for locating articles of all types.  ASP covers social sciences (education, psychology), humanities (art, literature), physical sciences (biology, ecology), as well as other areas.

ScienceDirect Restricted Resource Some full text available
ScienceDirect is a great database for social and behavioral sciences and a wide variety of physical, life, and health science articles as well. Many of the articles are available in full-text.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 Restricted Resource Some full text available
This unique database contains articles, reference works and primary sources concerning U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Use the Browse Subjects function to look through the database by names, places, publications, and general subjects. You can also browse by movements under the Social Movements function.

PsycARTICLES Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text professional and academic articles from scholarly journals published by the American Psychological Association since 1894. Includes psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, and communications.

Selected Websites
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Biographies of women mathematicians from the 6th century B.C. through the present. Each entry provides a biography as well as a list of references.
National Organization for Women
The United States' largest feminist organization, NOW provides information about current topics and political action.
Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, Duke University
Online exhibitions, subject guides, and news stories concerning women's history.
Women's Studies Section Links
Women and Gender Studies Web sites selected by the Women Studies Section, Association of College and Research Libraries.This site provides links to information about women in art, business, education, film, and many other topics.
Search Primary Sources and Digital Collections
Agents of Social Change
This online exhibit presents primary source materials on 20th Century women's activism in the United States.  Also included in this exhibit are lesson plan and curriculum materials geared towards middle- and high-school students.  Materials are archived at the Sophia Smith Collection in the Smith College Libraries.

Black Thought and Culture Restricted Resource Some full text available
Superb collection of African American culture and intellectual work throughout history to the present.  Black Thought and Culture includes writings by leaders within the black community, important biographies and events. To find The Black Panther Newspaper, go to the Browse drop-down menu at the top of any page.

Discovering American Women's History Online Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.

Women Working 1800 - 1930
Digitized historical documents, manuscripts and images from Harvard University's libraries and museums.

Subject Specialist
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Maric Kramer
eLearning and Reference Librarian
Tel: 617-879- 1141

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Adam Williams
Instruction/Research Librarian
Tel: 617-879- 2279

Revised: Feb 20th 2014
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