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Collection Development

Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Collections Data Guide

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Databases: 2020

Database Searches Downloads
Contemporary Women's Issues 657 536
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 124,281 80,008
GenderWatch 12,781 1,057
Gerritsen Collection 83 248
Godey's Lady's Book 37
JSTOR 107,242 84,837
North American Women's Letters and Diaries 267 236
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 213
Women Writers Online 296

Usage of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Databases: 2019

Database Searches Downloads
Contemporary Women's Issues 977 621
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 168,223 77,844
GenderWatch 15,688 7,370
Gerritsen Collection 64 177
Godey's Lady's Book 5
JSTOR 219,548 120,492
North American Women's Letters and Diaries 65 123
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 360
Women Writers Online 243

Usage of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Databases: 2018

Database Searches Downloads
Contemporary Women's Issues 1,122 690
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 193,214 102,408
GenderWatch 19,620 2,854
Gerritsen Collection 58 98
Godey's Lady's Book 189
JSTOR 88,795 112,614
North American Women's Letters and Diaries 19 158
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 612
Women Writers Online 400

Usage of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Databases: 2017

Database Searches Downloads
Contemporary Women's Issues 31 17
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 181,782 99,095
GenderWatch 21,625 1,432
Gerritsen Collection 178 576
Godey's Lady's Book 21
JSTOR 69,101 110,400
North American Women's Letters and Diaries 120 230
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 867
Women Writers Online 315

Usage of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Databases: 2016

Database Searches Downloads
Contemporary Women's Issues 289
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 213,990 114,142
GenderWatch 24,459 1,494
Gerritsen Collection 108 321
Godey's Lady's Book 52
JSTOR 83,447 117,853
North American Women's Letters and Diaries 152 709
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 843
Women Writers Online 422

Usage of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Databases: 2015

Database Searches Downloads
Contemporary Women's Issues 98
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 240,155 109,939
GenderWatch 28,837 1,530
Gerritsen Collection 153 882
Godey's Lady's Book 55
JSTOR 76,605 239,391
North American Women's Letters and Diaries 133 252
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 449

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.

Top 10 Journals in Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Journal Name ISSN Total Citations 2020 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Sex Roles 0360-0025 12,635 4.154 0.008 1.576
Psychology of Women Quarterly 0361-6843 5,609 4.062 0.004 2.194
Gender & Society 0891-2432 7,406 3.657 0.004 2.2233
Gender Work and Organization 0968-6673 3,703 3.465 0.003 1.203
Feminism & Psychology 0959-3535 1,670 3.377 0.001 0.746
European Journal of Womens Studies 1350-5068 1,182 3.365 0.002 1.247
Womens Health Issues 1049-3867 3,126 3.027 0.006 1.31
Feminist Media Studies 1468-0777 2,034 2.922 0.005 1.538
Journal of Womens Health 1540-9996 7,434 2.681 0.009 1.135
Journal of Gender Studies 0958-9236 1,235 2.539 0.002 0.839

Book Holdings

Program Reviews

As part of the University of Louisville's New Academic Program Approval Process, the University Libraries are asked to provide a letter of support and an evaluation of the library resources available to support newly proposed degrees and certificates.  Below are recent reviews written by Library faculty that outline available resources for specific programs proposed by the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

 

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