Gender and Science

Fall 2010

Listed in: First Year Seminar, as FYSE-13; Rose R. Olver [d] (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Susan J. Kimball.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Data
  • Web Resources
  • Citing Sources

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

GenderWatch (1970 to present)
Full text of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

PsycInfo (1887 to present)
Covers the academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, sociology, education, and other areas.

PubMed (1966 to present)
Premiere biomedical index, includes MEDLINE and links to molecular biology databases.

Web of Science (1984 to present)
Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.

Women's Studies International (1972 to present)
Interdisciplinary, covers the latest scholarship in feminist research.


International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of social sciences.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Oxford Reference Online

Worell, J. (Ed.). (2001). Encyclopedia of women and gender : sex similarities and differences and the impact of society on gender. San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press. 2 vols. (FROST REF HQ1115 .E43 2001)


Historical Statistics of the United States
Standard source for quantitative information about the U.S., updated and includes 37,000 data series.

Association for Women in Science: Statistics
Science and Engineering Indicators (Q 172.5 S34 2004 or 2006)
Statistical Abstract of the United States (HA 202 U58 Latest volume at Reference Desk in Frost)
Digest of Education Statistics (L 111 A6 -- 2008 in Reference at Frost)
Gender Differences in the Careers of Academic Scientists and Engineers: A Literature Review

Web Resources

Association of College & Research Libraries: Women's Studies Section: Science & Technology Web Sites

Citing Sources

Using APA Format Purdue University's electronic handout for using the APA style manual.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed., 2010). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (FROST/SCI REF BF76.7 P83 2010)