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Gender & Sexuality Studies Library Guide

Research tools and resources that support students in the Gender and Sexuality Studies program.

Find, review, and evaluate books

The Library Catalog will search all holdings of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library and the Vorhoff Library.  Both libraries have collections related to women's studies, gender, feminist theory, and sexuality studies. Books and other materials in the Vorhoff Library must be used while in the library.

Finding Books

Topics in Women Studies appear throughout the collection, from sociology to psychology to engineering.

Listed below are some Library of Congress subject headings/keywords associated with Women Studies in order to get you started:

  • Women
  • Gender
  • Gender Identity
  • Feminism
  • Feminist Theory
  • Minority Women
  • Black Women
  • Asian Women
  • Latina Women
  • Muslim Women
  • Sexism
  • Sex Role
  • Gay Liberation Movement
  • Gays
  • Lesbians
  • Bisexuality
  • Intersexuality
  • Cyberfeminism
  • Sex discrimination in science
  • Computers and Women--United States
  • Women Scientists
  • Ecofeminism
  • Women environmentalists
  • Environmental activists
  • Sexism in medicine
  • Women—health and hygiene
  • Equal Rights Amendments
  • Abortion
  • Civil Rights Movements (use with other keywords, e.g., “women”)
  • Reproductive Health
  • Work and Family--United States
  • Family--sex differences
  • Working mothers--United States
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