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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.
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.
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.
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.
Understanding Social Issues
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)
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.
Primary Source Collections
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.
Reference & Instruction Department
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