Gender Research: Additional Help

This guide points out useful resources for research on gender and related topics, such as sexuality, gender roles, feminism, and cultural influences.

Need Help Citing?

It is very important to credit your sources and document them on a Works Cited page (MLA) or References page (APA). Verify with your instructor if you should follow MLA or APA guidelines.

Gender and Terminology

Gender is a complex topic, especially in regard to defining gender and using proper terminology.  Please refer to the following websites for information on general terminology and definitions and acceptable word choices:

The Database Doesn't Have Full Text for My Article. Now What?

During your search, you may encounter times when the full text (PDF or HTML) of an article is not available in the database.  Follow these steps to see how you may locate an electronic or print version of your article:

  1. If PDF and HTML full text are unavailable, click Full Text Finderin certain databases to locate print copies in Columbus State's library or electronic copies in another database, such as the Electronic Journal Center.
  2. If you know the name of the journal in which the article appears, search the eResource Lookup to see if the journal is available online in one of the research databases.
  3. If the article is not available at Columbus State's library or electronically through the research databases, search the OhioLINK catalog for print holdings at nearby college or university libraries. 

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Helpful Research Guides

Examining social aspects of gender or interested in more resources on LGBT studies? Take a look at the following guides:

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