Women's and Gender Studies: Getting Started
e-Videos on Women's & Gender Studies- streaming online!
Encyclopedias on Women's Studies
Find Books, e-Books & Videos
The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, and other materials.
Find Articles with Google Scholar
Before searching, be sure to set PCC as your library in your browser by:
- Visiting the link to set "Library Links" settings for Google Scholar,
- using the search box to search for "Portland Community College",
- checking the check box that appears underneath the search to select “Portland Community College – Find it @ PCC”,
- and then selecting the Save button.
This will ensure that when you search Google Scholar in your browser, you will see Find It @ PCC links to full text if we have the article (Google Scholar sometimes also provides links to other free sources for full text).
You can learn more about setting Google Scholar preferences on the PCC Library Website.
National Women's History Museum
Online exhibits at the National Women's History Museum include Women and the Progressive Era, Female Journalists, Rights for Women, and Women Who Ran for President.
American Women, a Library of Congress website, contains documents and images related to U.S. women's history and special exhibits including "Women of Protest" and "Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WWII."
National Women's History Museum include Women and the Progressive Era, Female Journalists, Rights for Women, and Women Who Ran for President.
The Women's Rights National Historical Park commemorates the first Women's Rights Convention and early leaders, such as Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, in the women's rights movement.
Women at War: This digital collection includes photographs, interviews, letters, and personal recollections from women who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam,and the Persian Gulf.
Search these databases to find articles on Women's and Gender Studies topics.
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Policy & research institutes
Policy and research institutes conduct and publish credible research, often including polls, and advocacy on social, political, cultural or economic issues. While most policy and research institutes are non-profit organizations, some have a political or ideological slant.