To, you will need your eServices username (w+student ID) and password.
The library subscribes to dozens of research databases, many of which contain useful articles about deaf culture and ASL. The following are recommended by the library for these topics. If the full-text of an article that you need is not available, you can request it through interlibrary loan.
Scholarly (a.k.a. peer-reviewed or academic) articles are usually published in journals, a type of periodical (meaning it's published on a regular basis). The journals listed below can be found in the databases to the left, but you may want to search for articles in a specific journal.