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Off-Campus Access to Databases
To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on Password Reset/Find Username.
Additional Databases & Research Guides
Depending on your topic, you may want to use databases beyond those on this page. Ask a Librarian for help or see the database descriptions in the A to Z Databases list.
Social and Controversial Issues : WOMEN
LGBT Studies in Video
LGBT Studies provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.
Women and Social Movements
Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000
When you need to do research beyond the starting points above, you can find full-text articles covering a wide range of topics below. Make sure to combine your terms with Boolean AND (to include all terms), or Boolean OR (to include any term).
Gale Onefile: Diversity Studies
The Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. Provides partial full-text access to scholarly articles, magazine articles, and more.
Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government
Multi-disciplinary full text database
Access to all of the EBSCO databases, covering a wide range of subject areas. Search within a single database, or cross-search multiple databases.
Women's History Month
National Women’s History Alliance
Women's History Month 2019 theme
American History in Video (Database)
Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Directed by Barnes, Paul & Burns, Kenneth Lauren (Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 1999), 193:52 mins.
One Woman, One Vote
Transcript included. Narrated by Susan Sarandon.
Directed by Pollak, Ruth, in American Experience (Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 1995), 108:20 mins.
Eisenhower-Nixon Campaign Commercial: Women
An interesting and historical (1957) look back at women as voters and as a targeted constituency in a presidential election. (4:22 min.)
Town Bloody Hall
Documentary featuring speakers: Jacqueline Ceballos; Jill Johnston; Diana Rubin Trilling; Germaine Greer; Norman Mailer. Feminism; political debates; social activists; women's rights; Women's Liberation Movement. (82:07 min.)