Find Articles in Databases & Journals
Use databases to search multiple online journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.
- More: Gender and Women’s Studies Related Databases
- More: Databases by Subject
- More: Find Online Journals & Databases (by Title or Subject)
Find Background Information
Reference sources, online or in print, include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories. These are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.
- Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
- Encyclopedia of Women’s Autobiography
- Feminism in Literature: a Gale critical companion
- Women’s Studies Encyclopedia
Browse Useful Websites
Websites can provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study.
- International Center for Research on Women
- LGBT Resources at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
- National Women’s Studies Association
- Women’s Studies/Women’s Issues Resource Sites
Develop Research Skills
Gender & Women’s Studies Research Guides
Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject.
- Guide to Sources in Gender and Women’s Studies
- Statistics on Women
- Digital Collections for Women and Gender
Class guides are created by librarians to provide guides to helpful sources for a particular class.
Use Additional Library Resources
Gender and Women’s Studies Related Libraries and Library Services
Learn About Other Resources on Campus
Learn about gender and women’s studies resources, research, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Please direct all comments or requests for information to Cindy Ingold, Gender Studies & Multicultural Services Librarian (333-7998).