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Women's & Gender Studies

Research articles are mainly published in Research Journals, which are available in print or online. You can find and access suggested online Medical BioScience journals on the Key Journals tab, above on the right.

It is better to search across many journals using Journal Databases, some are included in the Key Journal Databases tab, above on the extreme right. You can also find and access online Medical BioScience research articles using the Databases by Discipline option on the library's website. 


You can take a look at the video below to find out how to search for research articles and books using uKwazi. 

Gender and Society

Articles appearing in Gender & Society analyze gender and gendered processes in interactions, organizations, societies, and global and transnational spaces. The journal primarily publishes empirical articles, which are both theoretically engaged and methodologically rigorous, including qualitative, quantitative, and comparative-historical methodologies.

Journal of Men’s Studies

The Journal of Men’s Studies publishes the best research—both theoretical and empirical—in the emergent men’s studies field, recognizing the varied influences of class, culture, race, and sexual orientation on defining men’s experiences. The journal’s cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural character disseminates material by men’s studies scholars from various perspectives (political, social, cultural, and historical) as well as various disciplines (anthropology, sociology, history, psychology, literature, theology).

The European Journal of Women’s Studies

The European Journal of Women's Studies is a major international forum for publishing original research, theoretically sophisticated, and empirically grounded in the field of gender studies, with a focus on the complex theoretical and empirical relationship between women and the particular, and diverse, national and transnational contexts of Europe.

As well as publishing top-quality scholarly articles, the journal includes overviews on the state of Women's Studies in different European countries, short topical and polemical pieces, book and film reviews, interviews, and conference reports.

Men and Masculinities

Men and Masculinities publish critical masculinities scholarship from around the world. With a goal to make cutting-edge research available to readers, instructors, researchers, and policymakers, the journal also acts as a collective of international and interdisciplinary scholars who engage current debates in gender and sexuality studies as a broader field of inquiry.

Feminism and Psychology

Feminism and Psychology offers an intellectually and politically charged archive of historic and contemporary lines of analysis within feminism and psychology, across continents. Feminism & Psychology fosters the development of feminist theory and practice in psychology and represents the concerns of women in a wide range of contexts across the academic/applied `divide'.

Feminist Theory

Feminist Theory is an international interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for critical analysis and constructive debate within feminism. Feminist Theory is genuinely interdisciplinary and reflects the diversity of feminism, incorporating perspectives from across the broad spectrum of the humanities and social sciences and the full range of feminist political and theoretical stances.

Feminist Review

Feminist Review is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal contributing to new agendas for feminism. The journal invites critical reflection on the relationship between materiality and representation, theory and practice, subjectivity and communities, contemporary and historical formations

Databases often contain multiple records and for the best results you need to know how best to search them. The library offers training sessions on database use, and provides guides. You are also welcome to ask the Faculty Librarian to assist you

Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results to turn ideas into industries and breakthroughs into better lives. While many of the databases contain open access material there are specific open access data bases and repositories that you can access directly.

Open Research Library 

Directory of Open Access Books 

Directory of Open Access Journals 

Helpful Hint



LibKey Nomad

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that connects users with library-licensed and open access full text articles. LibKey Nomad is available for Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Brave, and Vivaldi. When using LibKey Nomad, users are automatically directed to the best available version of an article so there is no need to search multiple places. When the full text is not available you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Click on the logo to visit the tutorial page.


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