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A Guide to Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies: Start


Welcome to the library guide for conducting research in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS)! GWSS is an interdisciplinary field. It fill gaps in traditional academic disciplines and well as formulates a new field of feminist and gender studies. This GWSS research guide lists some of resources available to aid GWSS students conducting research in this exciting and wide-ranging area.

We have a few other guides that might help you with your research:

Finally, don't hesitate to contact anyone - either in person or virtually - at the Information Desk or via Reference Services if you have any questions.

Research in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies

 Women's Motorcycle Contingent at the 1991 San Francisco Pride Parade

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Women's Motorcycle Contingent at the 1991 San Francisco Pride Parade, via Wikimedia Commons

Courses in GWSS

Your course might also have a separate library guide - be sure to browse the list below!

Reference Services

Librarians are here to help you with your research. We can suggest appropriate resources to search, help you troubleshoot any issues, or simply brainstorm about your topic and ways to explore it. We look forward to connecting with you!

There are multiple ways to connect with a librarian, ranging from in person to email to online meetings. Our Reference Services page has more information, but here are the main options:

  • Visit the Reference Desk (main floor) (M-Th 10:30-4:30; F 10:30-2:30)
  • Chat with a librarian (M-Th 10:30-4:30; F 10:30-2:30) - or use the box below!
  • E-mail: (please include your name and the best way to contact you)
  • Consultation request form:  schedule an appointment for a one-on-one consultation with a librarian
  • Email Anna directly. As the GWSS library liaison, I'm familiar with the kinds of research students in GWSS conduct.
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