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Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies Research Guide


The list of all GSWS Subject Specific Databases at Okanagan College.


Find Canadian peer reviewed journals, magazines and newspapers  -

Canadian Business and Current Affairs Database


Find Social Science journal articles - some of which are peer reviewed -

Social Sciences Full Text 

Google Scholar

Off-campus OC users must have library links set to "Okanagan College" under Scholar Preferences. Browsers must be set to accept Cookies. Instructions on how to set-up Google Scholar with OC Library can be found here.

What is a scholarly journal?

A scholarly journal (also called academic journals, scientific journals, or peer reviewed journals) is a periodical that publishes articles written by experts in a particular field of study. The articles are written for experts or students of the field, and use academic or technical language. "Peer-reviewed (also called refereed) journals have an editorial board of subject experts who review and evaluate submitted articles before accepting them for publication. A journal may be a scholarly journal but not a peer-reviewed journal." [1]

TIP: When you find a journal article that is relevant to your research/writing, check the reference list to find similar articles.

JOURNALS - click on the image for the current journal (may not be fulltext.) Click on the journal title for older volumes.

PUBLIC Databases (Free Articles)

Articles from academic journals, digital archives and other publications can be found in select databases and indexes that provide free public access. Usually these sources are subsidized by government agencies, non-profits, or private companies

Highlighted E-Journals

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