Full-text from over 125 international publications (reports, pamphlets, papers, conference proceedings) devoted to women and gender issues. Coverage: 1970 to present. View a tutorial (UW System International Women's Issues Tutorials).
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and iPOLL (Roper) is a full-text, question-level retrieval system for all United States public opinion polling firms from 1935 to the present. Users have access to a broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International data sets are available for immediate download as well.
Index of all doctoral dissertations and some master's theses from most North American and many European colleges and universities. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and some retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Access made possible by UW-L Student Differential Tuition.
Vogue provides a record of American and international popular culture; a unique primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history. Marketing students can research the history of a brand identity by viewing every advertisement for a brand such as Revlon, Coty, Versace or Chanel between specified dates. Researchers in cultural studies and gender studies can explore themes such as body image, gender roles and social tastes from the 1890s to the present.