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Wall Street Journal historical backfile

Coverage: 1889-2011
Electronic backfile of the Wall Street Journal from the first issue through 2011.

Wall Street Journal via ProQuest


Coverage: 1984-present

Full text of the Wall Street Journal. Includes limited images, charts and tables.

Washington Post historical backfile

Coverage: 1877-2006

Cover-to-cover, full image backfile of the Washington Post from the first issue through 2006.



The Washington Post website access. Note: to access via the app and/or save stories, please visit our page with instructions on how to create an account.

Web of Science


Index covering the journal literature of science, technology, and the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work. Includes citation metrics and funding information.

Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Full-Text, Reference

Reference source covering gender, feminist, queer, masculinity, and sexuality studies.

Wiley Online Library


Collection of journals and books from Wiley-Blackwell publishers covering life, health, and physical sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.

Women and Transnational Networks

Late 18th Century through 1920s

Collection of serials, books, manuscripts, diaries, reports, and visual materials covering "social reform movements and groups, high and popular culture, literature and the arts, immigration, daily life, women's labor, and religion" through a transnational lens.

Women's Issues and Identities


Archive of primary sources documenting movements for women's rights throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century, including movements for suffrage and reproductive rights.

Women's Magazine Archive

Coverage: 1885-2005

Archive containing cover-to-cover, color issues of 11 of the leading women's interest magazines from the 19th century through the 21st: Better Homes and Gardens, Chatelaine, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, Redbook, Seventeen, WIN News, and Women's Day.

World Databank

Coverage: 1960-present

Country-level, time series data from the World Bank. Topics covered include demographics, the economy, the environment, health, and education. Data may be saved as Excel or ASCII files.



Catalog of books, videos, manuscripts, and other materials held by libraries across the country. Includes millions of records, so searches for narrow topics work best.