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Abstracts and citations to articles in journals in sociology, family studies, women's studies, and related social sciences, as well as abstracts to dissertations, conference proceedings, and books, covering 1952-present.
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Ethnic, minority, and native presses featuring a rich collection of articles, editorials, columns, and reviews to provide a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints.
America: History and Life
Citations to the literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the early 20th century.
GenderWatch is a full-text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject disciplines. It indexes academic and scholarly journals, newspapers, books, conference proceedings, and government publications.
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E-Books, Books, & Video
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Find print and electronic books available from USU Libraries, as well as videos and other materials
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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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