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WMST 263: Introduction to Black Women's Studies

Research guide for wmst 263


There are many, many databases you can use that provide access to journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, conference proceedings, dissertations, and more related to the topics /  show / individual black woman you are researching. 

Access the databases from this guide or from the libraries homepage using the databases tab. You can also browse by subject category.

Many of the major databases you will be using are from the Ebscohost publisher, for example:
Academic Search Complete
Women's Studies International
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
Music Index
RILM (music)
LGBT Life with Full Text
International Bibliography of Theatre and dance
International Political Science Abstracts
​America. History and Life
Art Abstracts
Art Full Text
​These databases may be searched together to remove duplicate documents. See  - Searching Multiple databases
The profession of your woman will determine the databases you use.


Two additional databases from the Proquest publisher:
Ethnic Newswatch


Search multiple databases together.

For example, Women's Studies International, Academic Search Complete; Communication & Mass Media Complete;  LGBT Life with Full Text... can all be searched together.

Once in one database, click on - Choose Databases - to add additional databases.




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