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Sexual diversity

Liaison librarian

  • katherine [dot] hanz [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7644
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Sources for Background Information

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

NOTE: there are many more encyclopedias and other reference sources (online and in print) that may be appropriate, depending on your topic -- See our Reference Materials page for help finding sources.

Searching the Library Catalogue

For more resources in Sexual diversity, consult the library catalogue: McGill WorldCat

Search tips

Truncation symbol: ? e.g. transgender? will retrieve catalogue records containing the words transgender, transgendering, transgendered, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "sexual diversity" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase sexual diversity
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
e.g. bisexual AND (transgendered OR "sexual diversity") will retrieve catalogue records containing the word bisexual AND either transgendered OR the phrase sexual diversity


To find a specific journal or article for which you have the title of the journal, see our Find Journals guide

For more information on finding articles, see our Find Articles guide

Article Databases

  • Alternative Press Index
    An international and interdisciplinary index to alternative, radical, and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Full text contributions on a broad range of women's issues
  • Gender Studies Database
    Covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia, combining Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with coverage of sexual diversity issues
  • GenderWatch
    Contains full text of publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas
    Retrospective coverage of the core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and basic sciences from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication
  • SocIndex with Full Text
    Extensive coverage of the most important sociology literature
  • Academic Search Complete
    Large, multidisciplinary, and easy to use; includes lots of full text articles

Dissertations and theses include literature reviews and long bibliographies, and they cover topics that are new or emerging

See our guide Theses & Dissertations for all the details on how to find theses at McGill and beyond

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