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Women and Gender in U.S. History II: 1830 to the Present: Finding Books and Media

This research guide points to select resources for the course Women and Gender in U.S. History II: 1830 to Present. Professor Jennifer Mittelstadt. Spring 2013.

Electronic Encyclopedias

Check out the e- encyclopedias listed under the topics Gender and Women's Studies and History - North America.

To use the e-encyclopedias off campus, you need to log in. Follow directions on How to Connect off Campus. 

Print Sources - New Jersey Women

Casting their Vote: Woman Suffrage in New Jersey

Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women

Finding Books and Media

Search the Library Catalog for the following items in our collection:

  • Books and e-books
  • Journal titles such as American Historical Review (AHR), NOT journal articles published in the AHR
  • Films, DVDs, CDs
  • Archival Collections
  • Database titles, such as America History and Life

Search WorldCat (OCLC) tp verify titles that exist,but NOT in Rutgers collection. it is an excellent source for verifying a title and holdings.

If the title you wish is checked out, or when Rutgers does not own it, use E-Z Borrow. If the title is NOT available in E-Z Borrow, try the Interlibrary Loan Services 


Boolean Searching:

  • Use "AND" between search terms to retrieve fewer results (narrow down your search) and find only titles that include all of the terms specified.
  • Use "OR" to retrieve more results (broaden your search results) and find titles that include any of the terms specified. Using synonyms or similar words separated by "OR" may also help expand your search.