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WGSS 115: Gender and Sexuality in a Transnational World: Research databases
Gender and sexuality in a transnational world through the lens of contemporary sexual identity politics. Examination of historical, cultural and political aspects of sexual rights claims in the context of globalization.
This database is the largest collection of alternative literature available dating back to 1969. 90% of the materials indexed in it are unique and used to report and analyze cultural, economic, social and political change.
One place to find journal articles is to search in one of the library's many databases. Some of the databases provide you with a link to the full-text of the article. To locate others that are not full text, try one of these options:
In the database click on the Yale Links icon (show below)
This will take you to another window which identifies other databases that have full-text of your article. However your article may only be available in print so always check Orbis. If Yale doesn't have access to it, you can always request it through InterLibrary Loan.
Here are just a few that are specific to LGBTQ research:
Collection of primary source materials from British and European archives on gender, leisure and consumer culture. Includes diaries, illustrated materials about art, midwifery and fashion, travel and conduct literature, manuscripts. Divided into five sections - I: Conduct & Politeness; II: Domesticity & Family; III: Consumption & Leisure; IV: Education & Sensibility; V: The Body
A full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject including business, education, the arts, health sciences, history, political science, public policy, sociology and pop culture. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, government and NGO publications. 1978 - present
Provides citations and some full text articles on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. It covers core scholarly publications, as well as many alternative publications and grey literature. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, psychology, religion, sociology, and more.
This database is the largest collection of alternative literature. 90% of the materials indexed in it are unique and used to report and analyze cultural, economic, social and political change. 1991 - present