Cultural and Gender Studies

Databases for articles on cultural and gender studies

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Acceda Noticias

Provides Web-based access to the complete electronic editions of more than 20 Spanish-language newspapers published in major U.S. cities from Florida to California and articles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Spain. All news and information content is written in Spanish, rather than translated from other languages. 63 total sources.

Clase y Periodica *

Clase y Periodica offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. From OCLC via AVL. *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.

Ethnic NewsWatch avl_logo

Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English & Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses. AFTER CLICKING ON THE ABOVE LINK, SCROLL DOWN TO “ACCESS OPTIONS” AND BELOW THAT CLICK ON “OPENATHENS LOGIN” AND THEN CHOOSE “FAULKNER UNIVERSITY” IN THE DROPDOWN AND THEN CLICK ON “CONNECT” TO BRING UP THE OPEN ATHENS LOGIN PAGE. 

Informe avl_logo

Informe is a database created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users. This full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines-not just translations. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users.


The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. Faulkner University users have access to both the Arts & Sciences III and Arts & Sciences IV Collections.

Mango Languages

Mango is the easiest, most effective way to become conversational in any of the languages for which Faulkner has purchased lesson sets. Try it, and you will be amazed at how quickly you can get beyond simple greetings. Mango has an iPhone app that also works on iPad, for your convenience.

Sources in U.S. History: Slavery in America

The Slavery in America Digital Collection contains over 500 relevant documents, allowing students, faculty and patrons to study the institution of slavery from the 17th century through the end of the 19th century through personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, monographs, sermons, political speeches, and periodicals documenting key aspects of the history of slavery in America.