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WGS 103: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

Scholarly Sources

Scholarly sources are those which:

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

Finding Scholarly Information

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

You may also want to search Google Scholar, which searches a multidisciplinary, non-curated, collection of materials.  If so, be sure to first go to Menu>Settings>Library Links and type University of Maine, click the box and save, to get access to the most full text.

Finding Other Kinds of Information

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