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GWS 400: Critical Issues and Feminist Scholarship: Home

This guide supports the capstone project information research for GWS 400.

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Welcome!

Welcome to the GWS 400 library guide. Here, you'll learn how to find the best information for your research assignments, from books to journal articles to quality online resources.

The menu to the left displays the Info & Research Help Desk hours and how to get in touch with us; remember, during these times you can always call or chat with a librarian if you need assistance! To the right is the contact information for Mary MacDonald, your liaison librarian for Women's Studies. The tabs above introduce you to useful materials by category. Within the tabs, you'll find helpful instructions on how to search each type of resource:

Library Orientation shows you how to get the most out of the resources at Carothers Library. Click on this tab if you need instructions or a quick refresher on how to search the URI Libraries Search or the library databases; basics of academic research; and proper ways to cite resources.

Reference Materials offer an assortment of some of our best encyclopedias and handbooks; these are most useful as you begin a research project and will help you gain familiarity with an issue or topic.

Books explore a topic in depth and often provide valuable historical background. Follow our search tips to zero in on relevant titles.

Article and Databases will provide access to databases via the URI Libraries. There are many more databases available to you, this is just a sampling that seem to work for GWS 400 this semester.

 Statistics Sources includes lists and descriptions of domestic and international sources for a multitude of statistics, including demographics.

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