ACTUP Oral History Project
Conceived and curated by Jim Hubbard and Sarah Schulman, interviews with activists are excerpted in video with full-text in PDF.
Encyclopedia of Homosexuality
Edited by Wayne R. Dynes, originally published in 2 vols. by Garland, New York, 1990. 770 articles covering gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer topics.
glbtq: an encyclopedia
Featuring social sciences, literature, and the arts.
Jonathan Ned Katz' online glbt encyclopedia
Academic Search Complete
Interdisciplinary full-text database. Full text of over 8,700 journals, including 7.600 peer-reviewed journals, with indexing for another 4,000 titles. While full text is available as far back as 1887 for a few titles, the text of most titles is available only for the past decade or two. Also includes the text of books, conference papers, conference proceedings, and educational reports. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: text from over 8,700 journals in all disciplines
Humanities Full Text
Includes abstracts of articles published in English from 1984 to the present in all fields of the humanities. Includes text from 287 periodicals.
Note: indexes journals since 1984
Humanities International Complete
Indexes over 2,100 humanities sources, including journals, books, and reference works, with full text of 890 journals. In addition to articles and reviews, the database provides abstracts of fiction, poetry, photographs, and drawings.
Note: 890 journals
Covers general psychology and basic, applied, specialized, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology. Contains over 150,000 articles from 70 American Psychological Association journals and eight journals from related organizations from 1985 to the present. Also includes letters to the editor and errata. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: 70 APA journals
Abstracts of articles from nearly 2,000 journals in thirty-five languages since 1872 and abstracts of books and essays in books from 1987 to the present. Datatabe Guide (PDF)
Note: abstracts since 1872
Social Sciences Full Text
Indexes English-language periodicals in the social sciences from 1983 to the present. Includes abstracts for articles published beginning January 1994. Includes full text from 250 periodicals.
Note: indexes articles since 1983
Bibliographic citations from 2,600 journals concerned with sociology and related disciplines from 1963 to the present.
Note: indexes 2,600 journals
Holdings of thousands of American and international libraries. Make ILL requests with the Find it! button. Searchable in English, French, and Spanish. See an online tutorial to the database. See also the freely accessible version of WorldCat. Database Guide (PDF)
Note: holdings of thousands of libraries; make ILL requests through Find it!
GenderStats is an electronic database of gender statistics and indicators designed with user-friendly, menu-driven features. It offers statistical and other data in modules on several subjects. The data in each module is presented in ready-to-use format. Users have the option of saving the country views in Excel (or another spreadsheet software) to customize reports.
Note: from the World Bank
ICPSR: Interuniversity Consortium for Political & Social Research
Social science data from the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.
Note: social science data sets
Biography Reference Bank
Biographical information about over 550,000 people. Includes 380,000 periodical articles and more than 36,000 images. Over 80,00 profiles from reference works published by Garland, Greenwood, Harvard University Press, Houghton Mifflin, Oryx, Oxford University Press, and H. W. Wilson. There are 5,000 biographies from the 2004 edition of the American National Biography. A complete list of such sources is available.
Note: 550,000 biographies
U. S. 2000 Census & Same-Sex Unmarried Partners
Demography, household characteristics, income, employment
SAA Lesbian and Gay Archives Round Table
The Society of American Archivists LAGAR sponsors events, a listserv, and an extensive directory of lgbt archival holdings in the US and Canada.
Saskatchewan Resources for Sexual Diversity
The University of Saskatchewan's site focusing on resources gathered for the Neil Richards Collection of Gender and Sexual Diversity.
Archives gaies du Québec
The gay and lesbian archive in Québec, started in 1985.
Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives
Begun in 1978 to preserve Australia?s very queer history.
Black Gay & Lesbian Archive
At the Schomburg, NYPL
Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives
Based in Toronto since 1973, a sizable and web-accessible queer archive.
Conservatoire des Archives et des Mémoires LGBT
A private collection of lgbt books and magazines, some archives, on the outskirts of Paris.
Deaf Queer Resource Center
DQRC was founded by Deaf Queer / Trans activist Dragonsani ("Drago") Renteria and launched on the web in 1995.
Fales Library Downtown Collection
New York University's archive with finding aids online
Gay & Lesbian Archive of South Africa
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Chicago's LGBT circulating library with over 14,000 volumes, 800 periodical titles, and 100 archival collections.
Glasgow Women's Library
Established in 1991, includes the Lesbian Archive of London.
GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco's glbt archive that shapes and reflects America's queerest city.
Founded in 1980 as the United Kingdom's national lesbian, gay, and bisexual archive.
Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell
Seeks to preserve and make accessible primary sources that document historical shifts in the social construction of sexuality, with a focus on U.S. lesbian and gay history and the politics of pornography.
Internationaal Homo/Lesbisch Informatiecentrum en Archief (IHLIA)
Amsterdam's large gay archive, now housed at the Amsterdam Public Library, with a lesbian archive branch in Leeuwarden.
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
Indiana University's sexology library and archive.
Leather Archives & Museum
Chicago's project founded in 1991, inclusive of but not limited to glbt communities, designed for education and research.
Lesbian Herstory Archives
Make an appointment to use the archive: 484 14th St. in Park Slope, Brooklyn, between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West.
LGBT @ NYPL
News from the Library up the Avenue, with links to relevant NYPL digital collections.
LGBT Religious Archives Network
Ideitifies collections,includes audio files and images, profiles, and exhibitions of material relevent to LGBT people and religious movements.
Berlin's collection of lesbian and gay and Eastern European lgbt movement material.
Mazer Lesbian Archives
"The largest major archive on the West Coast dedicated to preserving and promoting lesbian and feminist history and culture." Hosting the next ALMS conference, May 13 - 15, 2011.
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archive
Founded by homophiles in 1952, now in collaboration as "the world's largest research library on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,and Transgendered heritage and concerns."
Pacific Northwest Lesbian Archives
The Pacific Northwest Lesbian Archives gathers, preserves and makes accessible primary source materials of lesbians in the Pacific Northwest in order to enhance public and scholarly understanding of a diverse regional herstory.
Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
Features an extraordinary collection of lesbian pulp novels.
Swiss Gay archive, established 1993.
Berlin's Gay Museum
Berlin's Lesbian Archive and Lending Library
University of Minnesota's collection of over 30,000 items in a wide variety of media, in over 56 languages.
Institut für Sexualwissenschaft (1919-1933)
An online exhibition about Magnus Hirschfeld's organization and pioneering archive.
Gay City News
New York City's gaily news.
Gay and Lesbian International News Network
A Division of GLINN Media Corp. Key West, FL, USA
OutWeek Magazine Archive
Keyword searchable archive of the entire 105-issue run of NYC's Outweek Magazine, 1989 - 1991 chronicling AIDS and queer activism.
WWW News Resources
Alternative media resources
The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies founded in 1991 at the City Uiversity of New York, the first university-based research-center in the US.
Institute for Tongzhi Studies
Asian queer studies, New York City.
LGBT Studies at Yale
Events, exhibits, publications
International Resource Network
A global resource network attracting resources, announcements, and conversation from scholars world-wide.
East European Gay Culture
Links to film, bibliography, famous queers, biography, places, scholars for Albania, Czech Republic, DDR, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Ukraine, Russia, Yugoslavia, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia. LGBT, GLBT, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, homosexuality.
Gay and Lesbian Studies
Bibliography of lgbt studies from the University of Washington Libraries.
Queer Resources Directory
Online files reflecting 1990s activism.
Transgender Law & Policy Institute
Links with resources covering crime, employment, health, identity, education, and litigation.