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Women's studies subject guide

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Use Women's Studies Databases to find:


Find Books

Sophia Discovery tool - find print books, ebooks, and more at Concordia and worldwide

  • "Browse the shelf" to see neighbouring books to the item that you have selected
  • Unfold the "description"  for more information on the book itself and to find similar books on topic
  • "Check availability" to find out whether Concordia has an e-book version

Explore our ebooks by publisher

Google Books: search within books, without full access

Find Typical Types of Primary Sources


Films / Videos


News Databases
(Canada, Québec, International)

  • Canadian Newsstream: full-text access to Canadian daily newspapers including the Gazette.
  • full text access to English and French language Québec & Canadian newspapers , magazines, newswires, blogs and broadcast transcripts.
  • Canadian Periodical Index (CPI-Q): newspapers, magazines, journals.
  • Factiva: Full text of international newspapers (including Canadian), transcripts and newswires (license for only one user at a time).

Historical Primary Source Databases


Statistics & Government Information



  • To find CANADIAN LAWS & COURT CASES, see our guide: Law & Justice: Canada

  • TIP: In Google, you can add the string to your search terms to limit your results to Canadian governmental web sites if you are looking for government documents.

Current Workshops (Winter 2021)

WSDB 290
 - Historical Perspectives in Women's Studies (Winter 2021)

WSDB 291 - Contemporary Issues in Women's Studies (Winter 2021)

WSDB 292 - Feminisms and Research Methods (Winter 2021)

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