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Women's and Gender Studies

Subject guide for Women and Gender Studies

Library Databases

These databases can be used to search for and access full text magazine, journal and newspaper articles. The resources linked below are only available through a subscription, which means only students and faculty at CSUF will have access to these materials. 
Research Tip: Each of these databases contains thousands of articles, so using a more specific search phrase can help you get a manageable number of results. 
Example: prison abolition AND African American women AND leadership
If you are having trouble accessing an article in our database that is labeled as full text available, try clearing your browser history and cache. Instructions are available at the following link:

Open Access Journals

Below are a list of internationally published women's and gender studies Open Access journals that are free to access and read. 

Open Access journal articles are available to readers around the world immediately and for free. This provides researchers who are traditionally marginalized from the scholarly community (scholars of color, scholars from countries in the Global South) to gain access to new research and data that can otherwise only be found through costly subscriptions to publisher content.