Welcome to the Library Research Guide for WGST 2P86: Women in the Economy. Use the boxes below to help you in your assignments for this course. Want to learn more? Try the Library Research Guide for Women's and Gender Studies.
Try these resources to develop a better search strategy:
Not all information is good information. Remember to critically evaluate what you find:
Once you have chosen a database, brainstorm some search terms and enter them in the search boxes. Some tips:
Some scholarly journals are peer-reviewed or refereed. This means that the articles have been critiqued and evaluated by other researchers and experts in the field.
Also see: Peer-reviewed, popular magazine, or journal? (Brock Library)
Primary sources are works that are created at the time of an event or by someone who experienced the event. Examples include letters, diaries, interviews, photographs, video, newspapers, public records, and music. More: