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Indexes to Gender & Sexuality Periodicals
Gale OneFile: Gender Studies
Provides access to hundreds of thousands of articles with coverage on such topics as gender studies, sexual behavior surveys, family and marital issues, conversion therapy, gay and lesbian rights, homophobia, health aspects and more. Leading journals in the field are covered and updated daily.
Gender Studies Database
Gender Studies Database combines the Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship.
A full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas.
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
An international abstracting service designed to meet the information needs of all those working, teaching, studying or researching into any of the main areas of women's studies.
Women's Magazine Archive
This database provides access to the complete archives of the foremost consumer magazines aimed at a female readership, dating from the 19th century through to the 21st.
Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. [Google Scholar Settings Library links to Northwestern University - Find it @ NU (you can choose up to five libraries)]:
Newspaper Collections at the Northwestern Library
The Northwestern University maintains a large collection of both current and historical newspapers from around the world. In addition to the many daily papers available in thePeriodicals and Newspaper Reading room, the library maintains access to many other titles through online subscriptions.
Here are found lists of GLBT periodicals in the McCormick Library. GLBT periodicals held in the Main Library collections are not listed here. Many of these periodicals are incomplete runs, in some cases we possess only a single issue.
Biggest and/or Best Indexes to Articles
Search worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.
Multidisciplinary database provides access to articles from journals and magazines across all subject areas. Coverage primarily from 1980 to the present.
Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary database provides access to articles from journals, magazines, and reference sources across all subject areas. Coverage from 1980 to present, with some older content.
Alternative Press Index
Biannual international and interdisciplinary subject index to over 300 alternative, left, and radical journals, newspapers, and magazines. Focus on the practice and theory of socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays/lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy, and anarchism.
Alternative Press Index Archive
Covers the period 1969 through to 1990.
America: History & Life
Index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database indexes journals from 1964 to the present and also includes citations and links to book and media reviews.
Combining the content of Communication & Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts, this comprehensive resource offers content pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields. Coverage goes back to 1915.
Database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature, including pedagogy, counseling and psychology. Covers 1966-present.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Offers access to a range of the most important journals and popular magazines in all subject areas.
Online publisher for scholarly and professional journals in all subject areas.
Digitized, full-text versions of core scholarly journals across disciplines.While coverage of these journals goes back to the first issue, for most journals the most recent issues will be for 3-5 years ago.
MLA International Bibliography
Articles and books in the fields of literature, language, and linguistics in the modern languages, as well as folklore, film studies, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, and historical aspects of printing and publishing.
Music Magazine Archive
Music Magazine Archive is a series of digital collections focused on 20th and 21st century genres such as Rock, Folk, and Hip-Hop & Rap. Each genre-based collection unites every page and every issue of a diverse and influential group of magazines.
Index focusing on public affairs, public and social policies and international relations. Provides references to journal articles, books, government documents, statistics, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, and more. Covers 1914 to present.
Periodicals Index Online
Periodicals Index Online is a database of table-of-contents information for thousands of journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, from the 1770s to 2005, in English and other Western European languages. Probably the most inclusive database of historical article citations anywhere.
The Philosopher's Index provides access to articles in the field of philosophy published in journals and books since 1940. For many years the standard index to the philosophical literature.
Not all content is available full text to Northwestern community.
Searchable database that provides access to the content of journals and ebooks published from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies. Covers such fields as literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and others.
The Premium Collection is MUSE's foremost collection of over 700 high quality, peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journals from leading university presses, not-for-profit publishers and prestigious scholarly societies.
Produced by the American Psychological Association, this database is a comprehensive index to the professional and academic literature in psychology, counseling and related disciplines. Covers 1860-present.
Sociological Abstracts provides citations and abstracts to international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Content coverage includes culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, race and ethnicity, social change and economic development, and more. 1952-Present. Individual publication coverage varies by title.
Urban Studies Abstracts
Provides citations covering areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Covers1973-present.
Web of Science
Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as published proceedings for over 12,000 conferences per year, and over 50,000 scholarly books.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Citations with abstracts from more than 1,100 journals in political science and related disciplines. Coverage is international in scope, combining the former Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI databases.