Gender, Sexuality and Popular Culture

Course #: WS490C

Locating scholarly sources

How can I tell if my source is scholarly? (video: 5:31)

Where to search

What if you don't find scholarly sources?

  • think about what you want to argue
  • think about possible theoretical perspectives
  • find sources on areas related to those arguments and theories
  • apply them to your topic

Citing your sources

  • Choose your style
  • Citing popular sources (blogs, social media, Youtube):
  • Remember to include the DOI in citations for scholarly sources

Some popular culture resources

Libraries and organizations have created collections of digital (or digitized) collections. The Library subscribes to some collections (designated with $), while other collections are available for free. Some selected examples include: