Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary resource containing a large number of peer-reviewed journals.
This is good place to start for most topics, including all sciences, religion, law, history, psychology, political science, criminal justice, literature, current events, sociology and communications.
Abstracts and full-text for most journal articles; Varies by title many from 1980s-present
Collection of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas.
With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch is a repository of an important historical perspectives.; Full-text; 1970 - present
Planning a Research Project
Where do you go when you want to find information on something quickly and easily? Web resources like Google and Wikipedia are a great way to start your research but be aware of what you find from these searches. Conducting searches from these websites might give you some background information and ideas on what you want to be searching for in the library catalog. Make note of keywords, names and topics discussed in your web searches to find scholarly materials like books and journal articles from the library’s resources.
Here are some tips on evaluating websites.
Accuracy – What is the purpose of the document and why was it produced? Is this person qualified to write this document?
Authority – Who published this document? Is there contact information for the author? What are the author’s credentials?
Objective – What opinions are expressed by the author? Is it objective and impartial? What’s the bias?
Up-to-Date – When was it produced? Is the information on the page outdated?
Coverage – Does the work substantiate other materials you have read? Does it add any new information?
OneSearch: Library Discovery System
Use the library's OneSearch discovery system to find journal articles, newspaper accounts, books, films and more about The Laramie Project.