Find Articles in Databases & Journals
Use databases to search multiple online journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.
Find Background Information
Reference sources, online or in print, include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories and are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.
- Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
- Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History
Browse Useful Websites
Websites can provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study.
- Bisexual Resource Center
- GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association
- International Foundation for Gender Education
Develop Research Skills
Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject or for a specific class.
LGBT Related Research Guides
- Guide to Sources in Gender and Women’s Studies (including LGBT Studies)
- LGBTQ Subject Headings
- Open to All: Serving the GLBT Community in Your Library (PDF)
General Research Guides
Use Additional Library Resources
Find Books and Other Material
Search for books, journals, and media by title, author, subject, keywords, material type, or publication date.
LGBT Related Libraries and Library Services
Learn About Other Resources on Campus
Learn about LGBT resources, research, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Please direct all comments or requests for information to Cindy Ingold, Gender Studies & Multicultural Services Librarian, (217) 333-7998.