Women's Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies Databases

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Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary database that indexes journals from a wide range of subject areas, including literature, history, ethnic studies, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and medical sciences. Includes many fulltext articles. 

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies.
Content Type: scholarly articles

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Archives of sexuality and gender: LGBTQ history and culture since 1940

Collection of materials covering important aspects of LGBTQ life since 1940.  Collected from institutions, organizations and grassroots groups, the Archives includes newspapers, correspondence, historical records, photographs and more.

Dates of coverage: 1094 - 2014
Content Type: primary sources
Social Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

Multidisciplinary database that covers over 1700 journals in a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, history, psychology, political science, public health and sociology.

Dates of coverage: 1980 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Social Sciences Abstracts

Interdisciplinary index to periodicals in the social sciences. Coverage includes anthropology, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, ethics, gender, political science, psychology and sociology.

Dates of coverage: 1984 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles