I hope the material in this guide helps you with your coursework for Professor Seggerman's Representing Gender in the Modern Middle East course. This page contains information about research resources related to art history, women and gender studies, and general informational resources. Other pages include basic information about using the Rutgers University Libraries as well as suggested sources and examples of search terms to start you on your journey.
You will need to connect to the library's resources from off campus. There is a LibGuide that will help you get started using Rutgers Library Resources.
If you live too far away from any of the Rutgers Libraries to pick up a book you want, you can order it through your local library via Interlibrary Loan. Be aware that this process may take a long time, so plan your research projects in advance to allow for delays in delivery.
Please contact me any time with questions about research, or you can call the Dana Library Reference Desk during their listed hours of operation.
Krista White (firstname.lastname@example.org, 973-353-5913)
Dana Reference Desk 973-353-5901
This page was adapted from Natalie Borisovets' guide on women and gender studies.
This guide focuses on resources that you can use when seeking information on research in women and gender studies. Related Rutgers guides include:
Feminist Research Methods : An Annotated Bibliography
Connie Miller. New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Annotated bibliography arranged by social science discipline of "sources that address explicitly how feminists practicing research behave differently from other researchers" published between the 1920s and 1990.
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Scholarly encyclopedias can give you an overview of a topic as well as some basic bibliography.
Bibliographies are great for finding out what has been written/is available on a specific topic.
GenderWatch provides access to citations and full text resources on the topics of women and gender, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) issues. The collection documents perspectives dating from 1970 to the present, and includes 292 titles, with more than 258 in full-text. Sources originate from a number of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Prominent topics include sexuality, religion, social roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace. Rutgers Restricted.
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