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LGBTQ2+: Online Information & Community Resources: Home

An introduction to information resources which focus primarily on various aspects of LGBTQ2+ studies as well as links to other sources of information on LGBTQ2+ topics for this interdisciplinary area of research.

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For LGBTQ2+ topics, your best bet is to consult the Librarian assigned to your subject area or discipline, as this is likely to be the perspective that you will work from. You can find a full listing HERE

Article Searching Tips

Finding too much?

  • Use AND between ideas to search for BOTH terms
  • Put “Quotation Marks Around Your Search"to search for exact phrases

Finding too little?

  • Use OR between your ideas to search for EITHER term
  • Put * after the root of a word to look for multiple endings

Key Databases

These databases  are your first best picks for  LGBTQ2+ topics. 
**It's important to remember that words and terms change frequently over time and as ideas progress -  try several searches, using all the synonyms you can think of. Using current language will retrieve current information while historical terminology will find older information. For example, searches with the words homosexualgay and queer will each give different results.

  • Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more. 
 
  • With its Current News and Historical Newspapers, ProQuest provides the most comprehensive resource for nearly every kind of researcher seeking news information from today all the way back to 1764. From a single interface, researchers can access news reports, editorials, and, with ProQuest Historical Newspapers, advertisements, stock tables, cartoons, and more. With our powerful search engine, more than 3,000 of the world’s news sources, such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian & Observer, The Globe and Mail, and more are open to discovery. 

    ​ProQuest Ebook Central

    You need credible content from authoritative, scholarly sources. Ebook Central delivers, with breadth and depth of ebooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.

     

     

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