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Aids Information In Periodical Indexes: A Problem Of Exclusion, Polly Thistlethwaite Jul 1991

Aids Information In Periodical Indexes: A Problem Of Exclusion, Polly Thistlethwaite

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The lack of attention afforded the gay, lesbian, and alternative press in mainstream periodical indexes has a serious, detrimental impact on the nature of AIDS information available to students of the epidemic. Indexers and database search services must end their policy of excluding the gay/lesbian and other community-based periodicals in order to provide adequate coverage of AIDS information.