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WOMENST 101: Gender in Everyday Life: Getting Started

Hello!

Welcome to the library guide for Gender and Everyday Life with Layla Aldousany.  This guide is designed to provide resources and tips for conducting library research for your assignments. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact your course librarian, Danette Pachtner.

 

Places to find materials

Locate books, films, recordings, journals, and more using the Books & Media search.  Start with a keyword search, and narrow results using the column on the left.

Search TRLN to find and request books from our consortial partners, UNC-Chapel Hill, NCCU, and NC State.  Delivery to campus is usually only 2 business days.

Can't wait?  You can use your Duke Card to check books out anytime if you make the trip yourself to partner TRLN libraries!

Try WorldCat to search most North American libraries simultaneously;  use "get it @ Duke" to request what Duke doesn't own via Interlibrary Loan.  Allow 2 weeks on average.

How to request a book that's checked out or housed at the Library Service Center (LSC)... here's an online tutorial.

Citation Management

Check out these sites for tips on citing sources:

Create an account in RefWorks, a web-based program that will help you collect, organize, share and format citations (free while you are at Duke), or explore the free software of Zotero.

Subject Guide

Danette Pachtner
Contact:
My location:
Lilly Library
Room 108
East Campus
Email me:
danettep@duke.edu
Call me:
919.660.5886
My areas:
Gilbert-Addoms 1-2 Residence Hall Librarian
Film, Video & Digital Media, Women's Studies

Research 101

Click through 6 short tutorials  that give an overview of libraries & accounts, finding books, finding articles, citing sources, advanced search, evaluating sources and then take the Research 101 library review and see how you do.

The Evaluating Sources section includes discussion of Scholarly vs. Popular.