Subject Guide with Search Tips for Women’s Studies
Books and Media | Articles | Internet

Books and Media

Use the Library Catalog http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/library/ to find books, periodicals, and media on your topic.  You can enter keywords of your own choosing, or you can identify the specific subject headings that the library catalog uses to group related materials together. 

Suggested Subject Headings
Women and Biography
Women and Literature
Women’s Rights
Women’s Studies

Balancing Act: Motherhood, Marriage, and Employment Among American Women by Daphne Spain
HQ 1421 .S675 1996 San Marcos Campus Library STACKS
                                   Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Black Feminist Criticism: Perspectives on Black Women Writers by Barbara Christian
PS 153 .N5 C47 1997  Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Deborah, Golda, and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
E 184 .J5 P59 1992  Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Feminism and Social Change: Bridging Theory and Practice by Heidi Gottfried, ed.
HQ 1181 .U5 F449 1996  Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Feminism: Opposing Viewpoints by Carol Wekesser, ed.
HQ 1154 .F444 1995 San Marcos Campus Library STACKS
                                   Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Last Word: A Treasury of Women’s Quotes compiled by Carolyn Warner
PN 6084 .W6 W37 1992  Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
HQ 1412 .N89 1999  San Marcos Campus Library VIDEO REFERENCE
                                  Escondido Center VIDEO CIRCULATING

Where Women Stand: An International Report on the Status of Women in Over 140 Countries, 1997-1998 by Naomi Heft
HQ 1154 .N39 1997  Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Wise Women: Over Two Thousand Years of Spiritual Writing by Women by Susan Cahill, ed.
BL 45 .W55 1996  Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Women in Medieval Society by Brenda Bolton
HQ 1143 .W64  San Marcos Campus Library STACKS
                          Escondido Center CIRCULATING

Women and Islam by Hussein Younis, ed.
BP 173.4 .W65 1994  San Marcos Campus Library VIDEO CIRCULATING
                                   Escondido Center VIDEO CIRCULATING

The Women’s Rights Movement: Opposing Viewpoints by Brenda Stalcup, ed.
HQ 1236.5 .U6 W685 1996  San Marcos Campus Library STACKS
                                              Escondido Center CIRCULATING


Articles are usually identified by using online research databases or printed indexes.  Printed indexes are especially helpful for older material.  Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles can supply the latest information on a topic and often contain details not available elsewhere. NOTE: Passwords required to use off-campus http://www.palomar.edu/library/OnlineDatabases/offcampus.htm

·         EBSCOhost http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.asp?profile=web

EBSCOhost provides access to several databases including magazine, journal and newspaper articles.  For a guide on how to search EBSCOhost, go to Using EBSCOhost at http://www.palomar.edu/library/OnlineDatabases/ebsco.htm


Basic internet Search Strategies - Use a directory, subject portal, or search engine to focus your Internet search.   In addition to those listed below, find more sites on the Palomar Library Subject Links site at http://www.palomar.edu/library/subjects.htm.  Information on evaluating websites can be found at http://www.palomar.edu/library/ResearchAids/SelfHelp.htm#websearching.


Information on Citation StylesIn order to create a bibliography for your research paper, you will need to follow the rules of a specific style.  For a list of styles and information on how to use them, go to http://www.palomar.edu/library/ResearchAids/SubjectGuides/WritingStyles.htm

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