Research at the university level can be intimidating. If you have
questions about how to find information, our librarians are always
ready to help, but sometimes it is good to have a written explanation
that lets you see the big picture and learn at your own pace. These
guides introduce concepts that may help you understand research
assignments and learn to find good sources.
- Gender Studies Database
Scholarship covering the full spectrum of gender-engaged and sexual diversity issues.
- LGBT Life with Full Text
More than 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers.
- Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports.
Full-text from 1,300 academic journals, plus historical pamphlets and primary sources. Most content is archival (1834 to 5 years ago), with current content for 200 journals.
Start here for research in psychology journals, books, and dissertations.
- MLA International Bibliography (including MLA Directory of Periodicals)
The most comprehensive index of journals, books, short stories, and dissertations in literature.
- SocINDEX with Full Text
An index of journals and books in sociology, social work, and criminology.