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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Research Guide: Find Articles

Searching strategies and tips

When searching for articles be aware that some databases like, PsychInfo, use "controlled vocabulary" similar to the Library of Congress subject headings. It is a good practice when you see a relevant article, to note the subject term(s) to provide additional search strategies.




Recommended Databases for Gender & Women's Studies

Try these databases first to find articles related to Gender & Women's Studies topics

Additional Databases

Additional GWS Magazine & Journals in the Library


Canadian Women's Studies

GLQ : A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies

Gender Issues

Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health

Journal of Lesbian Studies

Journal of LGBT Youth

NWSA Journal

Sojourners Magazine

You can access these periodicals using the Journals A-Z link below.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Ask a Librarian

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