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Research Guides

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies: Encyclopedias

Serves both the department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies and the Graduate Certificate in Sexuality & Queer Studies

Online Encyclopedias

The Library of Congress Classification for most Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Sources, including encyclodpedias, is:  HQ1-2044: The Family. Marriage. Women

Print Encyclopedias

Finding GWSS Reference Sources

Reference works, such as encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries, are great starting points for research and finding background on any subject. A few tips for finding reference sources: