Professor Janet Jakobsen
Welcome! On this page, you will find a selective guide to tools for research in Womens, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College / Columbia University.
If you would like guidance identifying additional resources or search strategies, please make an appointment with Jenna.
|Greek Games statue wrapped in a black cloth as part of an unidentified protest, circa 1980s-90s. Possibly related to AIDS activism. Barnard Digital Collections.||
Group Presentation Resources
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Zotero allows you to
- search for citations in library catalogs and databases from the software or export results into it from remote catalogs and databases
- store the citations
- search through the citations you have stored using keyword searches
- cite them in papers and bibliographies using any citation format you choose
PS Deposit your work in the Academic Commons.
|WGSS Specific/Related||General & Interdisciplinary|
Find Articles (searches multiple databases at once)
The Barnard Archives is a great source for materials relating to women's history and American Studies. They have items related to more topics than you would think! Most of our archival collections are offsite in retrievable storage. You will have to request materials up to a week in advance of your visit.
The Empirical Reasoning Center - provides help formulating empirical questions, finding appropriate data sets, and guidance and training with analysis software.
|Primary Source Databases||Data Sources & Tools|
CLIO (Columbia Libraries Information Online) is the on-line catalog for materials added to the Columbia University Libraries since 1981.
- Click Catalog to search only materials (print, AV, digital) held in the Columbia libraries (including Barnard the medical and law schools, but not TC)
- Use the facets on the left to narrow your search results
|Barnard & Columbia||New York City|
Borrowing with CUID
Access with CUID
Require separate ID
Catalogs: for a larger list of library catalogs in New York City and elsewhere, including the paid version of WorldCat, a catalog of catalogs that has holdings information from libraries all over the world and CRL, a catalog of rare and specialized materials, all available via Interlibrary Loan.