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English 482: Seminar in Literature after 1800 (Prof. Witonsky): Finding Books
Research@UWW is a one-stop solution for the discovery and delivery of books, ebooks, government documents, media, articles, images, and more. It includes many, but not all, of the UWW libraries' databases in addition to records for all physical materials in UW System libraries.
Log in after your first search to ensure you're seeing all available citation and have seamless access to full text and UW Request borrowing.
The UW-Whitewater libraries have many ebook databases and databases with many ebooks: Ebook Databases.
These databases would be the best ones to start with:
Contemporary Women's Issues features current full text and backfile coverage of topics relevant to women around the world, including civil rights, health, education, professional development, and entrepreneurship.
Ebook Central offers 120,000+ downloadable e-books in many subject areas including arts, business/management, education, health & medicine, history & political science, psychology, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social science. This is the new platform for the ebrary Academic Complete Collection.
Partial funding provided by UW System Shared Electronic Collection.
The Gerritsen Collection is the largest single source for the study of women's history in the world, with materials spanning four centuries and 15 languages. The collection includes the full text of over 4,000 books, pamphlets, and periodicals.
Women and Social Movements in the United States brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities. The resource, which examines perspectives on women's social movements from Colonial times to the present, is updated on a quarterly basis by adding new document projects, book and website reviews, related teaching tools, and more documents.
Research@UWW Tips for Finding Primary Sources
When searching for primary source materials in resources such as books or videos, search Research@UWW, the Libraries online catalog.
To find books, do a search in the Research@UWW box on the Library's home page. Before running your search, change the scope in the dropdown menu to "Books, Media & more (UW-Whitewater)." You can often successfully narrow your results by using the Genre search facet at the left, and choose keywords that may denote primary material.
In the Search box, type one or more search terms that define your topic, as well as a term used for primary sources, such as
biographies (finds both biographies and autobiographies)
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Use this box to quickly search Research@UWW for books, media, and more at UW-Whitewater.
Book Stack Directory
Want to know where your book is located in the stacks of the Main or Main Oversize Collection? You can look it up on this Book Stack Directory with map.