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*Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

This guide highlights resources for WGSS.

Finding Books Using Subject Headings

Topics in Women Studies appear throughout the collection, from sociology to psychology to engineering. Besides searching via keyword, you can search for books in the catalog by using the Library of Congress subject headings assigned to them.

Listed below are some Library of Congress subject headings 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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