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Disability Studies: Articles & Databases

An overview of resources available at Fordham University Libraries and beyond for Disability Studies research.

Articles & Databases

This page highlights databases and selected journals used to help find articles at Fordham University Libraries. 

  • A periodical is a journal, magazine or newspaper published regularly on a schedule. Researchers can look up periodicals individually or search on a topic across many periodicals through a database.
  • Library databases may contain a combination of peer-reviewed articles as well as reports, book reviews, opinion pieces, datasets, images, videos, archival content, and more.

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Multidisciplinary Databases

Library databases aggregate content from journals, magazines, and newspapers. For a wider search across many publications on a topic, trying using a library database to search for articles.

If your focus is on finding peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals, use the options in each database to target your search by peer review status and document type i.e. check boxes for full text, peer review, articles, etc. Using these options known as "limiters" should remove book reviews from your results.

Requesting Articles Through InterLibrary Loan

Articles from journals that Fordham does not subscribe to can be requested through InterLibrary Loan. If the library is able to get access, these articles will be delivered to researchers electronically.

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Additional Databases & Research Guides

Your entry point into Disability Studies might come from History, Literature, Business & Economics, Humanitarian Studies, Sociology, etc. Try using additional subject-specifc library databases and research guides as resources.

Searching for Journals, Newspapers, and Magazines

This section will help you find an article from a citation or check to see if Fordham subscribes to a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper.

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