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LGBTQ+ Library Guide: Background Research

Welcome to the LaGuardia Community College Library's guide to LGBTQ and queer studies resources. Here you'll find links to selected library resources both in print and online, as well as sources to help you with research.

Reference Sources

Not sure where to get started? Reference sources can provide general background information (facts, definitions, dates, details), help you focus your topic, give you important factual and statistical information, and references to other sources. Reference materials include almanacs, handbooks, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. This guide includes selected print and online resources, some current and some historical, to help you begin your research. 

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries - LaGuardia Community College links

Biographical Dictionaries

For more library resources: OneSearch

Try searching with keywords to find books and articles from LaGuardia Community College Library's databases.

Videos: Background Resaerch

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