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GLS280: Gender & Politics Worldwide

Learn more about how to begin researching topics related to gender and politics at the Bentley Library.


This research guide has been created as a supplement specifically for students in GLS280: Gender & Politics Worldwide.

What's in this guide?

  • The Keeping Up with the News section will be helpful for locating news articles related to current events through library resources.
  • Finding Books offers search tips on how to locate both print and electronic books available at the Bentley Library, how to read a book record, and how to search for books outside of the Bentley Library.
  • Finding Articles provides some search tips and recommended resources for finding information for your research assignment based on the course theme.
  • If you're looking for data or statistics related to your topics, look at the Locating Data & Statistics page for suggestions on where to get started.
  • The Evaluating Sources section provides some tips on how to evaluate sources you find for quality as well as tips on identifying scholarly vs. popular sources.
  • Citing & Writing Resources goes over some of the resources available to help you when completing your assignments with a special focus on citing in Chicago Author-Date citation style.

This guide was created by Katie Leahy, Reference Librarian. Please contact her at if you have any questions. 

Course Reserves

Books and other materials placed on Course Reserve are items set aside by your professor for use in this class. The following items are available in the library for all students in GLS280:

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Research Consultations are scheduled one-on-one meetings with a reference librarian. You can also schedule these consultations for a small group. Consultations usually last 30 minutes and take place during Reference Librarian Hours as listed above. 48 hours advanced notice required.

Research Guides

Research Guides are resources created by Bentley Librarians to guide you through research. These guides will contain a map of best bet resources of where to find information and search tips to make the research process easier. A research guide may include a list of relevant databases to search in, suggested search terms, recommended book titles, lists of websites, and more. Browse our list of Research Guides to see if one has been created for your class, a subject area, or a topic you are researching.

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