Information for and about for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people.
Welcome to the library's research guide for LGBT Resources. We hope this guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. Librarians can assist you further, also. We hope to hear from you!
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Our university provides services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender students, faculty, and staff. Visit these web pages for information about available services and contacts.
- UHCL LGBT Services
By creating educational programs, fostering cross-campus collaborations, and advocating for the needs and concerns of LGBT persons the IISS office serves as Allies for LGBT students, staff, and faculty, and as educators for the larger UHCL community. Additionally, they strive to promote the personal growth, development, and empowerment of LGBT persons and their Allies across campus.
- UHCL Safe Zone Program
The UHCL Safe Zone Program is a faculty and staff program designed to further the mission of the university by helping to create a safe and supportive campus environment for all members of the UHCL community. Specifically, this program was created to address the unique needs of those members of the community who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender. Safe Zone Allies serve as advocates and visible resources for the LGBT community at UHCL.
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.
- Library Catalog
Find books, ebooks, videos, sound recordings, government publications, and more. If you need articles on a topic, start instead with Databases A-Z or a relevant subject guide.
- Journals List UHCL
Check if the library has a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper online, or browse by subject category. Follow Library Catalog links, if provided, for information on available paper or microfilm copies in the library.
- Databases A-Z
A complete list of the library's subscription research databases and selected free web databases. If off-campus, you'll be prompted to authenticate with your name and library barcode number.
- Research Guides by Subject
Find recommended databases, books, media, websites, and more, organized by subject (Accounting, Anthropology, Art, etc.) and created by UHCL librarians.
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
cat or cats or feline* [finds cat, cats, feline, or felines]
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
dogs and obedience training [finds both terms]
Find less with NOT:
toys not poodles [excludes records that include poodles]
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).