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Women's Studies (WOMS10): Articles

This LibGuide was revised, edited and published on 10/12/2020 by Joy Chase

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Accessing Databases

 Accessing Databases

Many of the Library's databases contain electronic copies of articles from newspapers, magazine and journals. You may access and conduct research in these databases from off campus.To do so, you will need to select the database and log in with your name and student ID number.

Click on any of the recommended databases below to begin your research: 

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is a robust multidisciplinary database that can be used to find information on research paper topics for any of your classes at EVC. This database includes newspaper, magazine and scholarly (peer review) journal articles.

Latino American Experience


The Latino American Experience (LAE) is a full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. LAE’s content spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas, through the Spanish and Mexican settlement of much of what is now the United States, to the triumphs and challenges facing present-day U.S. Latinos. This database contains:

  • Essays on Latina/o history and culture
  • Origins Section—Content on modern-day Latin American countries, the history of the Hispanic diaspora, and Indigenous Peoples
  • Spanish-Language—Content—Including folktales, recipes, and primary documents
  • Primary Source Material—Maps, images, audio clips, interviews, music files, speeches, documents, and other material in English and Spanish, plus links to vetted Web sites (from publisher web site)

America History & Life

America: History and Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database includes citations and links to 

  • Journal articles
  • Dissertations
  • Primary documents
  • Book and media reviews 

 Search tip:
CLIO Notes for America: History & Life
 will guide you through subjects in United States history by allowing you to browse through chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in American history.

Woman's Suffrage USA

Google Scholar

When searching Google Scholar, be careful to look for Full Text only.

Accessing Databases

To access databases from the library's website:

1. Go to the library's website:

2. In the menu on the left, click on Find Articles & Media

3. Select a database from the alphabetical list OR click on a subject in the right menu for a list of recommendations from which to select from.

4. If off campus, log in with your first and last name and student ID number.

African American Experience

The African American Experience is an encyclopedia of information about African American life and experiences published by ABC-CLIO.  Including: History, Biography, Literature, Arts, Music, Pop Culture, Folklore, Business, Slavery, Civil Rights, Politics, Sports, Education, Science & Technology, etc. In this database you will find:

  • essays on African American history and culture
  • primary documents such as manuscripts, speeches, interviews
  • statistics
  • court cases
  • audio clips

Check out our list of databases

Check out our other databases!

Since African-American Studies is an interdisciplinary subject, we have many other subject specific databases that may be relevant to the topic of your research.



  • For scientists, try searching Science in Context. 
  • This database includes topic overviews, encyclopedia entries, biographies, magazine, newspaper and academic journal articles.


Check out our list of databases for other options!