This is the "Finding Articles" page of the "Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies   Tags: bisexual, equality, feminism, gay, gender, gender mainstreaming, lesbian, lgbt, sexuality, transgender, women's_studies  

Best Bets for Starting Your Research in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2014 URL: http://librarybestbets.fairfield.edu/womenstudies Print Guide RSS Updates

Finding Articles Print Page
  Search: 
 
 

Journal Locator

Journal Locator

Find specific journals,magazines, and newspapers.


Watch the video below to learn how to find an article if you have the citation.

Beyond the DNL

Can't find what you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan!

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge.
  • Articles arrive via e-mail within 3-5 business days.
  • Books arrive within 2 weeks and are held in your name.
  • You will be notified by e-mail when your items arrive.

Request materials online via:

Selected Databases

Use databases to find articles on your topic. These databases are the best place to start.

  • Gender Studies
    Gender Studies covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.Contains Women's Studies International, Men's Studies, Women's Studies Abstracts and more.
  • Social Sciences Full Text
    Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including the literature of anthropology, economics, geography, law and criminology, political science, social work, and sociology. This database is full text and peer reviewed.
    Coverage: 1983 - Present. Updated: Daily.
  • America: History & Life
    America: History & Life provides citations and full text to articles related to the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the U.S. and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Simultaneous user limit:6. Coverage: 1964 - Present.
  • LGBT Life
    LGBT Life indexes literature, including core periodicals and reference works, regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. LGBT Life provides comprehensive coverage of traditional academic, cultural, lifestyle, and regional publications as well as many historically significant titles such as ONE (1953 - 1967), The Ladder (1956 - 1972), Mattachine Review (1955 - 1964), Christopher Street (1976 - 1995) and Body Politic (1971 - 1987).
    Updated: Regularly.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Academic Search Premier offers full-text journals spanning a broad range of areas of academic study in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • JSTOR
    JSTOR archives images and full text of scholarly journals. Subscription includes: Life Sciences Collection (which includes Biological Science, Ecology & Botany and Health & General Sciences), Arts and Sciences Collections I through XII (which includes many disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences including: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Area Studies, Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, Education, Feminist & Women’s Studies, Film Studies, History, Language & Literature, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Religion, and Technology.) and many individual journal titles.
    Updated: Continually.
 

Did you know...

Did you know the Library subscribes to the magazine The Advocate ?

If a popular source is permissable for your research, the print version of The Advocate is located in the lower level of the Library.  For over 40 years, The Advocate has been the premier LGBT newsmagazine in the US. 

We also now carry print copies of Out and Instinct.

 

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

  • When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
  • The asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example: basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search for a phrase.
  • Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
"civil right* " AND (sex OR gender)
Already have the citation? Find an article with citation linker!



Watch this tutorial below to learn how to find full-text articles.

Ask a Librarian

Profile Image
Curtis Ferree
JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.
Logo - AIMLogo - Twitter
Contact Info
DiMenna-Nyselius Library
Ph: 203.254.4000 ext. 2185
email: cferree@fairfield.edu


Schedule a research appointment
Send Email

Subject Guide

Profile Image
Cristina Bernardi
 

Did you know...

Did you know?...

 

Databases are basically just search engines for articles on specific subjects.

Description

Loading  Loading...

Tip