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Exercise & Sports Studies: Women & Sports
Finding information on all aspects of exercise, recreation and sports.
There are a number of useful resources for finding information on women in sports and female athletes. Below are some recommended article databases, many of which contain the full text of articles. If you do not see a link to the full text, use the to find a different access point or to order a copy through Interlibrary Loan.
Current Contents Connect indexes the bibliographic data for articles from thousands of scholarly journals. Its unique feature is the ability to browse issue by issue tables-of-contents for any of the journals indexed.
Date Coverage: 1998 to present
Materials Indexed: Journal Articles
A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, and South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.
Women and Social Movements is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the website seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible.
Date Coverage: 1600 - 2000
Materials Indexed: Books; Government Documents; Journal Articles; Magazine Articles; Manuscripts; Pamphlets; Primary Sources; Transcripts
Collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. Included are 20 individual collections, with materials sourced from numerous libraries, including the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Historical Society; the ONE National Gay and lesbian Archive; the New York Public Library; the London School of Economics; the National Institutes of Health, and more.