Women's & Gender Studies: Journals

The Monash University Library Subject Guide for Women's & Gender studies.

What is a journal?



Monash Library has millions of online academic journals for you to use.

A journal is a regularly published forum where researchers and scholars report their findings and ideas. Journals are ongoing publications, also sometimes referred to as serials or periodicals.

Below are some of the key journals for Criminology. All of our online journals can be searched by title in A-Z eJournals.

A few things to know about Monash Library journals:

1. The easiest way to find academic journal articles for an assignment is in the Databases. Each database has thousands of journals, so searching there is faster. Use the individual journals listed here for finding a specific class eading, for browsing, or for reading for interest.

2. Most journals at Monash Library are only available online, but there are also archives of print journals at Matheson Library. Ask at the Information Point if you need help finding them. 

2. Magazines and newspapers are also a kind of journal. You can use the News and Newspapers tab to find specific news or newspaper resources, including Australian and TV news.

Electronic journals (e-journals)

Find online access journals

Does Monash hold this journal?

In Search logo

  • select Advanced search
  • in the first dropdown box, select in the title
  • in the search box, type the journal name
  • for Material Type, select Journals
  • click Go

Click the Get it  tab for print versions information such as location/call number and availability.

Click the View Online tab (if available) to view information (ie date range information) for electronic version.


Journals in special collections

Some of the journals listed are available in locations other than the Matheson serials collection.