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Open Educational Resources - Diversity: Open Journals

Open Educational Resources Guide Key

 Open - free to use and repurpose

 Free - free to use

 Affordable - available at low cost

 Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals

The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. Probably the most well-known open access journal database. It includes journals such as "Visual Culture & Gender", "Intersections:Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific", "Wagadu: a Journal of Transnational Women's & Gender Studies".


Free North Shore Journals

These are NSCC's Diversity Journal Collections. 


Countries, Peoples & Cultures (Salem Press)

Provides valuable insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices and beliefs of nearly every nation around the globe, with specific information on over 200 countries, profiles of 21 types of current governments and 10 major world religions.

Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.


Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues.


International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
497 scholarly titles in arts & sciences (JSTOR A&S II + III), and Language & Literature.  Indexes older materials, so obsolete terms may be used to find pertinent materials.