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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

A guide to University of Alabama resources for research on gender and sexuality

Getting Started

These databases are all good starting points for finding books and scholarly materials on gender and sexuality. For searching help, see the strategies for searching page or use the links in the box to the left to contact your librarian.

Reference Works (Encyclopedias, etc.)

Reference works like encyclopedias, handbooks, and bibliographies can be great starting points when you're new to a subject area, or looking for a topic. Below are some recent reference works that are available online through UA Libraries. To find more specific reference works, explore the digital collections linked below, or try searching in Scout with the terms "encyclopedia," "handbook," "guide," or "companion" along with your key words.

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