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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Research Guide

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