The Softline databases are now accessible via the more robust ProQuest platform as of June 1, 2004. These include:
A full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
A full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of an important historical perspective on the evolution of the women’s movement and the changes in gender roles. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and NGO, government and special reports.