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LGBTQ, Race, and Popular Culture

Introduction to QuickSearch

QuickSearch is the best place to start your search for either books or articles. You can limit your results to just books or just articles by clicking on "Resource Type" and selecting either "Books" or "Articles." If you're looking for articles, don't forget to also select "Peer-reviewed journals" under "Limit To."

Below you will find a video that walks you through how to use QuickSearch to find a book on a specific topic.

Finding Articles

You can also use QuickSearch to search for articles. QuickSearch is a single search portal that can making finding sources easier, but it is not exhaustive and sometimes you will need to consult subject-specific databases in order to find the best articles for your topic. Here are some databases that you might consult for this course:

Suggested journals

Below you will find a selection of scholarly journals that address issues relevant to LGBTQ Studies. All of the journals listed here all available full-text from Rutgers University Libraries. To browse or search the archive of one of these journals, click on the links below and then click on any link under "Find Online."

Finding Books

Subject headings used by the library don't always match up to the terms you'd expect to use. At times they can seem unfamiliar, unexpected, or outdated. To find relevant books and articles at the Paul Robeson Library and Rutgers University Libraries, try some of the following subject headings (click on the links for a list of books) or look at some of the titles to the left side of the page:

Homosexuality in motion pictures

Homosexuality and motion pictures

Lesbianism in motion pictures

Homosexuality on television

Homosexuality and television

Homosexuality-United States-Public opinion

Gays--United States--Identity

African American gays

African American gay men

African American lesbians

African American transgender people

Hispanic American gays

Asian American gay men

Selected Books: Media Representation

Selected Books: Race and Sexuality

Helpful Citation Resources

MLA | MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Paul Robeson Library Location
LB2369.G53 2016

APA | Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Paul Robeson Library Location
BF 76.7 .P83 2010


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