Information on Abortion
Battleground: Women, Gender, and Sexuality - Ref HQ 1115 .B38
CQ Researcher - A full text, policy source.
Encyclopedia of Abortion in the United States - Ref HQ 767.5 .U5 P35
Google - for opinions
Ways to find Scholarly Information on your topic
URSUS - Fogler Library's catalog, use it to look for books. There are other libraries in this catalog, as well; look for O or ORO to tell if a book is here. If you want to order a book from another library, click on the Request button on the top of the page. You will be asked for your name and barcode (on the back of your MaineCard).
Academic Search Complete - This database, which includes a lot of full text, indexes both scholarly and popular articles. Check Identifying Scholarly Journals vs. Popular and Trade Magazines for help in telling the difference. Article Linker is used.
Women's Studies International - covering a variety of publications, including many that are scholarly. Article Linker is used.
Other databases that may be helpful, and that use Article Linker include:
Google Scholar - This web search engine does include many full text scholarly articles, but it is generally not as up to date, nor as comprehensive, as the above databases, and not everything is fulltext. Using this link pulls up more full text, through Fogler Library's subscriptions.
Request (click for a demo) allows you to order books from other Maine libraries
Article Linker (click for a demo) allows you to automatically check URSUS for electronic and/or print subscriptions.
Ways to find other information
Proquest Newsstand - This includes full text articles for most U.S. newspapers (and a few English language ones from other countries).
LexisNexisAcademic - This full text database includes legal, business and news information. Click on the News tab to search for fulltext news (English language) from all over the world.
Films - You can also use URSUS to locate films. Use Advanced Search, and change the Material Type to Video Recording.
You need to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style. You can find guides for using APA citation style on our Citation Help page.