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Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: WGSS 280

A research guide for WGSS

Finding Books & eBooks

THIS LINK will lead you to thousands of print and e-Books available through Purdue Libraries. Narrow results by using the  options on the left side of the page, or try searching in the search box at the top for your type of feminism: "radical feminism" for instance.

A few eBooks for overviews and intros:


This page has been tailored for Women's Studies: An Introduction (WOST 280). Check out the links below for a variety of sources and tips to help you complete your assignments for the course.

Contact Heather(contact info, right) to schedule a research consultation, or send questions via email. If you have suggestions for improving this page, please send them to me via email.

Finding Articles

Use these databases to find primarily scholarly research articles related to women's studies. Each has a different focus, so read the brief descriptions below before searching.

Finding Archives & Other Primary Sources

The sites listed below provide access to primary sources (photographs, speeches, manuscripts, and historical materials) related to women's history.

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