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*SOCI 3356 Queer Identities: News/Magazine
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Some Things to Think About...

Some things to think about... While the GSU Library may have lots of magazines available (and now even online), if you were living in a rural area with a "small town" library, would it have the magazines you are looking for, even the mainstream stuff, let alone more "obscure" magazines (i.e., magazines geared at the LGBTQ community)?  Would most libraries even today have these LGBTQ publications?  And, remember to ask yourself as you read your articles: How is heteronormativity being reproduced and/or challenged?

LGBT Life database and the Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

LGBT Life with Full Text database includes citations and abstracts for more than 200 LGBTQIQ-specific core journals, magazines, and other periodicals, and more than 360 LGBTQIQ-specific core books and reference works.  Current periodicals included are:

Additionally, LGBT Life also includes full runs of these significant historic LGBT periodicals:

SEARCHING TIPS: Use an Advanced Search to limit by Date of Publication for your decade, and once you have results, limit under Source Type to Magazines and/or Newspapers.

Some things to think about...  While the GSU Library has this great resource, if you were living in a rural area with a "small town" library, would it have had newspapers or magazines geared at the LGBTQ community?  Would most libraries even today have LGBTQ-focused publications?

Magazines in Library

http://www.wpclipart.com/recreation/entertainment/reading_material/magazines.jpgBrowse the advertisements in some of these popular culture magazines, or use the Reader's Guide identify specific articles to read.

LOCATION: In the bound periodicals area (Library North 3rd floor Compact Shelves); some are continued on Microfilm on Library North 1st Floor - check Holdings in record for specific locations:

    Newspapers in Library

    http://www.wpclipart.com/household/entertainment/newspaper/newspaper_rolled_up.jpgThese newspapers are available on Microfilm on Library North 1st floor:

    Los Angeles Times News News Micr. AN2.C2 L758 1972-2009 [INDEX available on Library North 5 AI21.L65 N49]

    Village Voice News Micr. AN2.N7 N58 1960-2001

    Chicago Tribune News Micr. AN2.I3 C438 1972-2001 [INDEX available on Library North 5 AI21.C45 C47]

    Washington Post News Micr. AN2.D6 W497 1969-2009 [INDEX available on Library North 5 AI21.W33 W36]

    Christian Science Monitor News Micr. AN2.M4 B732 1960-2001 [INDEX available on Library North 5 AI21 .C46, but missing most of 1980s]

    Atlanta Journal News Micr. AN2.G4 A726 1891-2001, and Atlanta Constitution News Micr. AN2.G4 A722 [INDEXES available on Library North 2  Ref. AI21.A87 A86]

    More Databases and Online Newspapers & Magazines

    • GenderWatch (1970s to present) This database indexes many publications in the field of LGBTQ studies - including popular magazines and newspapers. SEARCHING TIPS: Use an Advanced Search to limit by Date Range for your decade, and limit under Source Type to Magazines and/or Newspapers.
    • Ethnic NewsWatch (1959 to present) Included are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. SEARCHING TIPS: Use an Advanced Search to limit by Date Range for your decade, and limit under Source Type to Magazines and/or Newspapers.
    • Academic Search Complete (1950s-present) - Find magazines, journal, and newspaper articles - be sure to use the Date and Source Type limits to the left to limit your results.
    • Washington Post (1977-present) - click LexisNexis Academic fulltext option, then you can search by keyword within specific date ranges.
    • The Nation (1865-present) - America's oldest weekly magazine
    • Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982  contains comprehensive indexing of the popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. More than 375 magazines and periodicals are covered, and many titles are indexed back to their first issue date.

    Atlanta Fulton Public Library

    If you can't find a magazine or newspaper in the GSU Library, try the Atlanta Fulton Public Library

    You can Search their Catalog by clicking HERE.