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S SCI 160 Introduction to Gender Studies (Marshman): Finding magazine articles

A Guide to Research in Gender Studies - for students in Michelle Marshman's class

Why magazine?

Use magazine articles

  • to find in-depth information about current events.
  • to find further information about something you read in a newspaper.
  • to find information or opinions about popular culture.

  Finding magazines in ProQuest

ProQuest (link above) is one of the best tools to search for magazine articles. Remember to limit to only magazine articles by clicking the appropriate tab.

For magazine articles covering a spectrum of views on controversial issues, try the database Opposing Viewpoints (link above). Be sure to select magazines in your search.

database search page


database search page

Suggested magazines

Here's a list of magazines that are great places to look for your article. With each, I have indicated which database(s) you can use to search for articles in these magazines: