Resources for research online and in print
The Womens & Gender Studies Library houses the department's extensive collection of books, videos, DVDs, journals, and magazines. The library is organized by category, covering topics such as aging, families, lesbians, human rights, body image, health, and poverty to name a few. In addition, there are many articles arranged by country and topic. Books are available for loan for up to two weeks at a time. The WGS Library is located in the Jefferson Academic Center 5th floor tower. The library is typically open Monday through Thursday from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Contact Jennifer McGugan for additional information regarding the library.
National Women's Studies Association supports and promotes feminist/womanist teaching, learning, research, and professional and community service at the pre-K through post-secondary levels and serves as a locus of information about the inter-disciplinary field of Women's Studies for those outside the profession. NWSA publishes a newsletter NWSAction and other publications
Meridians is a new, peer-reviewed, feminist, interdisciplinary journal whose goal is to provide a forum for the finest scholarship and creative work by and about women of color in U.S. and international contexts.
The Feminist Theory Web site provides research materials and information for students, activists, and scholars interested in women's conditions and struggles around the world. The goals of this website are: 1) to encourage a wide range of research into feminist theory, and 2) to encourage dialogue between women (and men) from different countries around the world.
FEMSPEC is an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to critical and creative works in the realms of science fiction, fantasy, magical realm, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres.
Feminist Collections A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources contains news of the latest print and audiovisual resources for research and teaching in women's studies.
The National Council for Research on Women, founded in 1981, is a working alliance of 92 women's research and policy centers, more than 3,000 affiliates and a network of over 200 international centers. NCRW's mission is to enhance the connections among research, policy analysis, advocacy, and innovative programming on behalf of women and girls.
International Feminist Journal of Politics is a unique cross-cultural and international forum to foster debate and dialogue at the intersection of international relations, politics and women's studies.
Signs was founded in 1975 and is recognized as the leading international journal in women's studies. Signs publishes articles from a wide range of disciplines in a variety of voices—articles engaging gender, race, culture, class, sexuality, and / or nation. The focus of essays ranges from cross-disciplinary theorizing and methodologies to specific disciplinary issues, framed to enter conversations of interest across disciplines.