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Howard-Tilton Memorial Library



Hours for the Nadine Vorhoff Library and the Seltzer-Gerard Reading Room


Spring Semester 2012

NB: University Spring Semester holidays include Jan. 16, Feb. 20-21, April 6, May 28, 2012

       

Monday

 9 am

 5 pm

Tuesday

 9 am

 5 pm

 

Wednesday

 9 am

 5 pm

 

Thursday

 9 am

 5 pm

 

Friday

 9 am

 5 pm

 

       

Weekends by appointment.

Please check the holiday schedule for when the University is closed.

Bea Calvert, Librarian
Susan Tucker, Curator

100 Caroline Richardson Bldg.
62 Newcomb Place
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 865-5762 phone

(504) 862-8948 FAX

vorhoff@tulane.edu
newcombarchives@tulane.edu

Online Databases

The following databases are available to Tulane affiliates only. If you are off-campus, you must first use your Tulane e-mail username and password to log in.

  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Covers national and international literature, with the ability to focus searches by state, region or country. Predominently full-text.
  • Gender Watch
    Covers gender-focused literature from a broad range of subject areas, with some materials dating as early as the 1970's. Full-text. This is a part of the ProQuest database.
  • Women's Studies Encyclopedia
    An excellent beginning point to narrow research topics. Explores issues related to broad topics and lists additional online and print resources for more information. Full-text.
  • Women's Studies International
    Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies, including sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Some full-text.
  • Black Women Writers
    Database type(s): Full Text Article
    Includes fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents and 20 countries written by women from Africa and the African Diaspora
  • Latin American Women Writers
    Database type(s): Full Text Article
    A Collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America.
  • North American Women's Drama
    Database type(s): Full Text Article
    Contains over 1,500 plays by 330 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more.
  • Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period
    Database type(s): Full Text Article
    Contains 60 volumes of Romantic poetry composed by Scottish women, the database includes extensive contemporary critical reviews and numerous scholarly essays.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Database type(s): Full Text Article
    Covers from 1600-1900, and contains publications and documents of local, state, and federal Commissions on the Status of Women from 1963 to the present. Also includes reports, pamphlets, posters, and ephemeral materials
  •  Women, War & Society
    Database type(s): Indexes/Abstracts Includes charity and international relief reports, pamphlets, photographs, and press cuttings, along with interpretative essays from leading scholars. Covers 1914-1918.


Newcomb College Center for Research on Women @ Tulane University New Orleans, LA 70118  504-865-5238 nccrow@tulane.edu