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Sherrod Library

East Tennessee State University

Women's Studies Resources: Find Articles

This guide introduces you to Sherrod Library's Women's Studies resources and points you toward other relevant resources outside the library which will inform and aid you in meeting your research goals.

Find Articles in Women's Studies

Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary subject which draws from multilple disciplines including art, history, sociology, psychology, anthropology, as well as others. Keep in mind that relevant information appropriate for your research purposes may be discovered in most every database the library offers.

Get it @ ETSU

You'll find  buttons in nearly all of the ETSU databases you search. When you click on the button, pay attention to the FIRST listing, and it should help you get the item. If the first thing in the list says:

Online access you should see a link to the database/s in which the article resides. You may have to click on more than one database to find the full text. If the article doesn't come up immediately when you click on the link, then you may have to hunt around a bit to find the exact volume number, issue, date, and pages you need.

Check holdings then No full text available for your institution. Click on ETSU Sherrod ILL and fill in all the information, our Interlibrary Loan service will borrow the item from another library for you and send a link to the item via e-mail.

Search Google Scholar

ETSU has partnered with Google to make our holdings available from within the search engine--just click on the familiar "Get It @ ETSU." If you're off-campus, you do need to set your preferences to let them know you're affiliated with the University.

 [Warning:  if you pull a citation through 'Get It @ ETSU' to ILLiad, the interlibrary loan app, check that all the information shows up!  Google is great, but even its crawlbots can't dig out the volume and page numbers from all sites.]

Contact Information


Phone: 423-439-4307 (reference desk)


Peer reviewed, popular or trade?

Most databses allow you to  limit your search to peer-reviewed articles. However, if you aren't sure if an article is peer-reviewed this guide will help you make the determination.