Have you got your summer reading list ready yet? Perhaps this will help. JSTOR has released a very nice collection of open access books. You know JSTOR: a trusted provider of full text journal articles in a wide array of disciplines. Now there are ebooks too! Although they are all in the Library's catalogue, you … Continue reading JSTOR has open access books!
Here is another perspective for ecofeminists: the latest articles from Agenda take on food security. Agenda is a key feminist journal with a South African perspective, and these articles are so new that they are available ahead of the formal release of the next issue of the journal. When you access the catalogue record for the … Continue reading Agenda
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!