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Subject page for gender research

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Selected resources

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

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

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

Humanities Abstracts
Humanities Index is 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.

Book search

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

We have Online and printed journals. See also:

New books in Gender research

Historical databases

Early Modern Women Database
The Early Modern Women Database provides links to Web resources useful for the study of women in early modern Europe and the Americas.

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.

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.


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.

Remote access

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You are welcome to suggest additions to our collection (books, journals etc).

Search & Write (Søk & Skriv) is a well-built site with online resources for academic writing.

The writing centre at UiO is open for all students who wish to improve their own writing. Discuss ideas, drafts and questions with one of the writing mentors at the centre. Book an appointment.

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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