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WS 101: Introduction to Womens Studies: Articles and Databases

What is a Library Database and Why Use It?

A Yavapai Community College student explains the benefits of using library databases for research over searching the web.

Databases for Womens Studies

General databases with some coverage of all subject areas.

The Library has hundreds of databases; you can find the ones best for your subject area here.

Selecting Articles for Your Research

This 2-minute video created by a Yavapai College student shows you what to look for in an article citation.

Brainstorming Keywords from Your Topic

This 2-minute video explains how to turn your topic into keywords that you can use to search library databases.

Search for Known Article Title in the PSU Library Catalog

Search the PSU Library Catalog for articles in selected databases. This screenshot of a journal article citation shows that you can access the article full text by selecting the green link, Online Access. Sign into the PSU Library catalog to access the article. Note that the article can be available in more than one database.

Image of Online Access link to an online article

image of databases for an online article in the catalog