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Gender and Sexuality Studies

Women Writers Project

Women’s Writers Project is 358 complete texts written between 1526-1850.  These texts bring together nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and plays.  There is a timeline so that texts can be chosen by date of composition, and texts can be browsed by genre.  An attractive reader opens to the right of the screen and can be expanded to full screen. 

There is no print or download capability.  We do have some of these texts in our print collection, and many titles can be accessed in print through ConnectNY.

Oxford Scholarship Online

These are Oxford University Press e-books that are found by Encore or ODYssues searches.  There is an abstract for each title, and then the content accessible through chapter titles.  Chapters can be saved or printed by clicking on the View PDF link, and then using Adobe Reader print or save options. The Oxford Scholarship Online platform has been optimized for use with mobile devices.  Downloaded files are viewable if your device has a PDF viewer installed.

EBL E-Books

EBL e-books are a substantial collection of electronic texts available through Encore, ODYsseus, and the ConnectNY catalog.  EBL e-books strengthen our collection in areas like economics, business, education, modern languages, performing arts, religious studies, and networked information technology.  Among the presses contributing titles to EBL books are Oxford University Press, MIT Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, and Harvard University Press.  EBL e-books are published through ConnectNY, when you open an EBL e-book you wil

America: History & Life

An index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes citations and links to journal articles, dissertations, primary documents, books and reviews. Links to fulltext are included.

GenderWatch

Gender and women's studies literature. Includes over 300 titles, with more than 250 in full-text, from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Topics include sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.

Ethnic NewsWatch

Full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press.  Includes popular, news and community publications as well as scholarly journals.  Ethnic categories covered include African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, and Native People.  Nearly a quarter of the material in the collection is in Spanish.  Updated daily.

LexisNexis Academic

More than 17,000 of the most credible business, legal, and news sources.  Includes law reviews & journals, Supreme Court decisions, cases & statutes, and the full text of thousands of newspapers, company profiles & other business sources.
  Will be retired at the end of 12/2017 and replaced with NexisUni.

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