BIBLIOGRAPHY AND GUIDE FOR LGBT RESOURCES IN THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
The tabs on this page lead to a highly selective bibliography listing LGBT resources in the Princeton University Library.
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FURTHER RESEARCH on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Matters.
Individual titles listed in this LGBT BIBLIOGRAPHY are a highly selective gathering, and are a small sample from the depth and breadth of what is available through the Princeton University Library. More exhaustive research can be carried out utilizing the following portals and tools.
Main Catalog – Library Home Page, first item just under large search box in middle of page. Click on the GUIDED tab. Then, in the top box enter the search string gay? Lesbian? Bisexual? Transgender? Homosex? And click on the ANY OF THESE search type. Note that the question mark allows various endings, singular, plural and so on. Enter a term or terms of interest in the second box. Try searching these terms as keywords, and if that produces too many hits, narrow by choosing subject or title as a search type. Another way to focus a search is to choose a tope of material in the LIMIT by option, such as VIDEOS.
Databases - Library Home Page, along bottom, third item in left-most list. On the left side of the Database page, open the second scroll box on the left and navigate down to the “Gay & Lesbian Studies” listing, and click on the GO button the left side of the scroll box.
Google – Open Internet. http://www.google.com. The classic Google search reaches into the contents of many titles. If not available full text here, once identified a title can usually be found in the books and journals held by Princeton through the Main Catalog.
Google Scholar – Open Internet. http:// scholar.google.com. A broad net identifying materials, especially articles, from remarkably diverse places.
Dissertations – Library Home Page, Databases, search Proquest Digital Dissertations. The nature of dissertations is to be comprehensive, usually in a narrowly defined sub-specialty of a discipline. Footnotes and other references found in these titles, along with their bibliographies, can identify materials which could otherwise be overlooked.
WorldCat Database – Library Home Page, enter WorldCat in large search box, navigate to database. WorldCat is an interface for the OCLC Union Catalog, which reports the holdings of thousands of libraries, estimated to be tens of thousands of records. Hint: Click on the ADVANCED search tab, and use title phrase search type when you have an exact title.