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Articles & Databases
This page highlights resources for finding articles and using databases 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.
If you are unsure about how to find something you need, feel free to Ask a Librarian to point you in the right direction.
Searching for Specific Articles & Journals
Searching Periodicals (Video)
Part of the Library Instructional Bibliographic Series, this video will show you how to look up newspapers, magazines, and journals individually at Fordham University Libraries.
Selection of Journals
This section contains a selection of subscribed journals:
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.
Open an account with InterLibrary Loan to request access to books, articles, etc. that Fordham does not own.
Gender & Sexuality Databases
Contemporary Women's Issues (Gale OneFile)
Gale database with full text access to popular and scholarly articles, books, news, images, and videos.
ProQuest database with an index of scholarly and community publications from 1970 to present relevant to gender, women's, and LGBTQ studies.
EBSCO database with indexing and abstracts covering the full spectrum of gender-related scholarship from scholarly and popular publications.
NYPL Library Cards
Available to anyone 13 or older who lives, works, attends school, or pays property taxes in New York State. Apply for a card to access subscription-based LGBTQ resources.
LGBT Life with Full Text
Offers indexing and abstracting of content related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender studies in over 230 journals, magazines, and newspapers. Available onsite at NYPL branches; see access locations listed.
Current Newspapers & Magazines
The Advocate (magazine)
Bi-monthly magazine of LGBT interest with coverage from 9/17/1996 to present.
Monthly LGBTQ publication with highest circulation in the United States. Coverage from May 2006 to present.
Gay City News
The only LGBT newspaper serving New York City and America's largest circulation LGBT print newspaper.
Covering the Washington, DC area LGBTQ community as well as national and international news since 1969.
New England's largest publication for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender readers since 1983.
Bay Area Reporter
America's longest continuously-published, and highest circulation LGBTQ newspaper serving San Francisco's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Philadelphia Gay News
Community newspaper for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Philadelphia since 1976.
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