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Women’s & Gender Studies Resources


Academic Search CompleteMulti-disciplinary, scholarly database with articles and citations from peer-reviewed journals. Creating an Advanced Search (video tutorial)

Alt-PressWatchArticles from newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives.

Contemporary Women's IssuesMainstream and alternative publications with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contains hard-to-find newsletters, NGO research reports, and ephemeral literature from research institutes and grass roots organizations.

Diversity Studies: Gale OneFileArticles from hundreds of journals that explore cultural differences, and the contributions and influences of diverse populations in the global community. State of Maine funded.

GenderWatchInformation on the impact of gender in family relationships, childbirth, domestic abuse, work, sexual harassment, aging, body image, eating disorders, social roles and in areas such as the arts, education, politics, religion, and more.

ProQuest CentralA multidisciplinary database, over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences .

Books & Videos

Textbooks & Reserves


RefWorksCollect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups.

Interlibrary LoanRequest for free nearly anything to which the UNE Libraries do not provide access.

DUNE:DigitalUNEFaculty and student publications in UNE's open access repository.

Maine Women Writers CollectionArchive of the writings, papers, and other artifacts of women writers with a Maine connection. Located in UNE's Portland Campus Library.