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IBSS
The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences is a online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research. It includes bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951.

Web of Science
Web of Science provides quick, powerful access to the world's leading citation databases.

Sociological Abstracts
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Scopus (Elsevier)

Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Humanities Abstracts
A bibliographic database that cites articles from English language periodicals. Periodical coverage includes some of the best known scholarly journals and numerous lesser known but important specialized magazines.

Feminae  

Medieval Women and Gender Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

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Oria - The Library Database includes books, journals, articles, sound recordings, printed music etc. held by the norwegian research libraries.

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Electronic journals

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Historical databases

Orlando (Cambridge University Press) provides new biographical and critical accounts of the lives and works of more than 1300 women writers, together with contextual materials relevant to critical and historical readings

Franciscan Women
This web database aims to provide in-depth information on Poor Clares, female Franciscan Tertiaries and aligned groups from the thirteenth through the eighteenth centuries.

Oxford dictionalry of national biography .National record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.

Women's History Collections
This is an overview of individuals and organizations whose papers and records can be used as primary sources for women's and gender history.

Statistics

UNECE Gender Statistics Database
Comparable data for Europe, North America and Central Asia

OECD Gender, Institutions and Development Database (GID-DB)
The OECD has good data, also on gender.

GenderStats form the World Bank
A compilation of data on key gender topics from national statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys.

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PhD on Track - is an online resource for PhD students on sources and referencing for research purposes and on publishing research.


For Researchers is a guidance to sources and referencing, databases, publishing and other research related matters.

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