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HIST 3590/WGST 3550: American Women

Library resources and information for students in HIST 3590/ WGST 3550: American Women, Fall 2022. Professor: Dr. Lorri Glover.

Journal Articles

Journal articles are usually comprised of original research that is focused on a very narrow aspect of a topic. These articles are written by scholars in a given field and are very authoritative and reliable. Journal articles are published more quickly than books, offering more current information.

Find Journal Articles

SLUth Search Plus searches about 100 library databases, including America: History & Life, JSTOR, Project Muse, Women's Studies International, and the SLU Libraries Catalog.

Why search an individual library database if it's available in SLUth Search Plus? Advanced search functionality! This is especially important for America: History & Life. See "Search by Historical Period" tab above.

America: History & Life gives you the option to search for journal articles ABOUT a specific historical period. This option is available on the main search screen.

  • Example Keyword Search: "industrial revolution" AND women
  • Historical Period: 1865-1914

Note: Your search may return articles that are about a BROADER time period than you've specified, but the articles will definitely include the historical period you're interested in.