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WGS 103: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies: Home

Body of Knowledge Assignment

Your goal is to come up with a research topic, related to the content we have covered thus far in our course.  You need to locate three scholarly sources of information on your topic that would make sense to use together, if you were to actually write a formal research report. Click here for tips on how to go about choosing a topic.

Scholarly Sources

Scholarly sources are those which:

  • 1) are written by scholars
  • 2) vetted in some way for accuracy
  • 3) introduce new concepts, or ways of thinking about existing concepts.

Finding Scholarly Information

For scholarly journal articles, try using one or more of these databases (in the first five, be sure to limit your results to scholarly articles):

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