To find books, audio/visual materials, or print periodicals on your topic, conduct a keyword or subject search in the Library Catalog.
Try synonyms and related terms:
gay OR homosexual
feminist OR feminism
oppressed OR disempowered
From the information you find in the Catalog, be sure to note:
To become more familiar with finding materials in the Library's print collection, here's a guide to using Library of Congress call numbers:
Click on the links below to search for articles from periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers, etc.) and for information from electronic books and multimedia resources. From off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card.
Journals include Journal of Research in Gender Studies, Journal of International Women's Studies, Journal of Men's Studies, Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, and much more
Academic Search Premier
Journals like Contemporary Sexuality, Sexuality and Culture, Gender Studies and Research, and much more
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Position papers, periodical articles, and more about controversial topics and current events, including those related to gender and sexuality
Journals include Journal of the History of Sexuality, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Feminist Formations, and much more
JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections
Older issues of journals like Journal of Sex Research, Gender and Society, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and more
Includes a large selection of eBooks on gender and sexuality
EBSCO eBook Collection
Includes a large selection of titles on gender and sexuality
Titles like Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures, The Lesbian and Gay Movements, Feminist Philosophies A-Z, and much more
ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
Reference titles like Same-Sex Marriage, Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century, Women in Combat, and more
Academic Video Online
Includes documentaries about gender and sexuality
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You might find the following eBooks useful for researching gender and sexuality topics. You will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card to access this resource from off-campus.
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