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Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT)

This guide is specifically made for researcher associated with the GRIT program.

Open Access Journals

Open Access Journals

Accessing content from academic journals can be difficult and costly without login information provided by a major research university, such as Penn State.  Below is a list of open access journals on topics related women's, gender, and sexuality studies.  The articles can be accessed online for free without university login credentials.


Journal of Feminist Scholarship

MP: An Online Feminist Journal

Scholar & Feminist Online

Third Space: A Journal of Feminist Theory & Culture



Web Resources for Women in Agriculture

Women Food & Ag Network

WFAN's mission is "to engage women in building an ecological and just food and agricultural system through individual and community power." The resources found on their website include a video library and online access to brochures and publications printed by WFAN.

USDA's Women in Agriculture in Rural Life: An International Bibliography

This link provides access to a bibliography of sources on women and agriculture, which was prepared for the Second International Conference on Women in Agriculture in 1998.  Its entries include resources for women and agriculture outside of the United States.  The bibliography lists the National Agricultural Library's call number, but you can use the information that is listed to find the resource at Penn State!

The Women's Agricultural Network, The University of Vermont

WAgN's website includes a "Resources" page, where you can access articles and fact sheets, assessment tools, agricultural data analysis, and short descriptions of longer books and manuals that can either be downloaded digitally, or a hardcopy ordered online.

Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network, Penn State

The PA-WAgN website, which is hosted by Penn State, also maintains a "Resources" page, where research articles written by PA-WAgN researchers can be accessed via PDF.