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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.
If you are unsure about how to find something you need, feel free to Ask a Librarian to point you in the right direction.
A Selection of Journals for WGSS from Library Catalog
This section contains a selection of subscribed journals:
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.
Gender & Sexuality Databases
Contemporary Women's Issues (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Gale database with full text access to popular and scholarly articles, books, news, images, and videos.
GenderWatch This link opens in a new window
ProQuest database with an index of scholarly and community publications from 1970 to present relevant to gender, women's, and LGBTQ studies.
Gender Studies Database This link opens in a new window
EBSCO database with indexing and abstracts covering the full spectrum of gender-related scholarship from scholarly and popular publications.
America: History & Life This link opens in a new window
Index to history of U.S. and Canada comprising nearly 2,000 journals since 1910.
Historical Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Abstracts for hundreds of journals covering the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding U.S. and Canada).
Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640 This link opens in a new window
A still-growing list of known and newly recovered writers and texts.
MLA International Bibliography with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), this subject index dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals and series, as well as book publishers. Covers modern languages, literature, folklore and linguistics. Does not include MLA Directory of Periodicals.
Understanding Social Issues
CQ Researcher This link opens in a new window
Offers in-depth, authoritative reports on political and social-policy issues that study the evolution of various topics over time with an archive from 1923-present.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context) This link opens in a new window
Premier online resource for helping students explore today's hottest social issues from all perspectives. * Note: Only 85-90% of each Reference title is included in the database.
Additional Databases & Research Guides
Your entry point into Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies might come from History, Literature, Economics, Humanitarian Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work, Theology, etc. Try using additional subject-specific library databases and research guides as resources.
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.
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