Ecofeminists may be interested in reviewing The Meat Atlas, which brings together information about the impact of the meat industry worldwide. Scroll down to download an electronic copy. Thanks to my partners in MADGIC for bringing this resource to my attention.
Hello WGST grad students! You have written a journal article, and it is now published in an open access journal. You chose to go open access so that the article would be visible sooner than through other publishing options. You chose to submit your manuscript to that particular journal because it is indexed in key databases … Continue reading Generating buzz for your research
We have lots of ways of doing interdisciplinary library research available to us: Summon, Google Scholar, Social Sciences Full Text... but have you considered using Web of Science? Don't let the name deter you; social science is a science, too. On the Library's databases page (W for Web of Science), if you click on the … Continue reading Getting to know Web of Science
Have you ever checked out this database? If not you are in for a treat. I was reminded of it this evening when I came across a report about Madonna's speech as the Billboard's Woman of the Year. Madonna, for me, has always been about self-discovery, self-definition, agency, and some catchy tunes. She spoke about … Continue reading Rock’s Backpages
This fund helps researchers fund the fee that is charged for publishing in an open access journal. Changes have been made as to how the fund is allocated, so please read the criteria with care. The first deadline for funding is November 30, 2016. Details can be found in the web pages for scholarly … Continue reading CURIE funding is back!
What's a MADGIC? It's an acronym which stands for Maps, Data, and Government Information Centre. The department is located on the first floor of the Library (that is, one floor down from the main level). Many of the materials in their collection are important to Women's and Gender Studies. Two important reasons come to mind: … Continue reading Why MADGIC is your friend
The word is beginning to trickle out about the heavy budget reduction that the libraries at the University of Ottawa are experiencing. For any librarian this is heartbreaking. For a student or researcher, this is a cause for concern. It is a common refrain across the Canadian higher education landscape. We at Carleton have fared better … Continue reading Use it, don’t lose it