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WGST/EDUC 217: Growing up in a Gendered World : Home


Welcome to your library research guide!  Watch the videos on this page in order top to bottom to learn how to do research for your course project.

Use the other tabs on the top to access the library databases you're learning about as well as to learn how to cite sources for your bibliography.

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What is peer review?

Peer review is the gold standard of scholarly work - it's the blue check of scholarly journals.  Many databases allow you to limit your search to peer-reviewed articles. Learn about peer review in this short video (from the University of Kansas Libraries).

Finding peer-reviewed articles on SuperSearch

SuperSearch searches through articles across all disciplines at Wellesley.  Learn how to search for peer-reviewed articles in it in this video.

Finding articles in GenderWatch

GenderWatch has articles, both peer-reviewed and not, on some aspect of gender or sexuality.  Watch the video to learn how to find them!

Articles in Sociological Abstracts

Articles in ERIC and Education Database

ERIC is a DoE database and Education Database is a very large resource with articles on every aspect of education.  Watch this video to learn how to identify articles for your research.