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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.
- The primary avenue for finding finding articles on a topic in periodicals is through databases.
- Library databases may contain a combination of peer-reviewed articles as well as reports, white papers, 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 Journals, Newspapers, and Magazines
This section will help you find an article from a citation or check to see if Fordham subscribes to a journal, magazine, or newspaper.
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.
Newspapers at Fordham University Libraries
Provides a listing to Fordham's electronic newspaper subscriptions and databases with both historical and current newspapers.
A Selection of Journals for WGSS from Library Catalog
This section contains a selection of subscribed journals for browsing.
General WGSS Databases
JSTOR (EXPANDED COLLECTIONS & JOURNALS) - ENDS 6/30/21)
Hundreds of academic journals available in full text. The Feminist & Women's Studies collection contains 43 journals.
Project MUSE - Premium Collection (EXPANDED ACCESS TO 6/30/20)
Full text of hundreds of journals including current issues. Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies collection contains 30 journals. No access to books.
Contemporary Women's Issues (Gale OneFile)
Full text access to publications from domestic and international organizations.
Database covering women, gender, and LGBT studies with access to 219,000 articles from 1970 to present from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses.
Combines the Women's Studies International Index and Men's Studies Index and contains almost 1 million records dating from the 1970's up to the present. Index with some full text.
SAGE Journals Collection
Full text of over 700 journals.
SocIndex with Full Text
Comprehensive index to the literature on sociology including journals, books, and conference papers.
Online portal serving the research, teaching and practicing needs of anthropologists. A service of the American Anthropological Association.
HeinOnline Law Library
Contains a wide range of legal resources including: Supreme Court cases, law-related periodicals and books, codes, opinions and more. Special collections include: John F. Kennedy assassination, history of capital punishment, slavery in America and the world, Gun regulation and legislation, women and the law.
Includes Archive 1923-Present. A database of in-depth, authoritative reports on political and social policy issues that study the evolution of various topics over time.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)
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. Some material is omitted because of online rights issues.
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.
Additional Research Guides
WGSS Databases for History
WGSS Databases for Literature
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