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Women's and Gender Studies Research Guide: Find Books

Find Books and Videos

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Interested in physically browsing our book collection for books on literature? Go to the General Collection, Reference Collection, Video Collection, or New Books Shelf (2nd & 3rd floors) of Woodward Library and look up the following call number ranges.

Library of Congress (LC) Call Numbers

BJ -  Ethics

  • 1395 Feminist ethics

BL - Religion

  • 458 Women in comparative religion

HQ - The Family, Marriage, Women

  • 1 - 2039 The Family. Marriage. Woman
  • 12 - 449 Sexual life
  • 450 - 472 Erotica
  • 503 - 1064 The family. Marriage. Home
  • 755.7 - 759.92 Parents. Parenthood.
  • 767.8 - 792.2 Children. Child development.
  • 793 - 799.9 Youth. Adolescents
  • 801 - 801.83 Man-woman relationships. Dating
  • 811 - 960.7 Divorce
  • 1073 - 1073.5 Death. Dying
  • 1075 - 1075.5 Sex role
  • 1088 - 1090.7 Men
  • 1101 - 2030.7 Women. Feminism
  • 2035 - 2039 Life skills. Coping skills. Everyday living skills
Research in Women's and Gender Studies is interdisciplinary and you may find relevant resources in other many areas of the Library's collection.
Books in print are located in the General Collection on the third floor and the DVDs are located on the second floor.

For a complete listing of all LC Call Numbers, go to the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

Resources with Electronic Books

Many of the books in these collections will appear in search results from the catalog search above.  They may also be searched individually using the links provided below.  

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a service by which the APSU Library can obtain materials that it does not have access to  or own.  In order to use ILL services, you will need to create a free account in ILLiad.  Many materials are delivered to you electronically and you may access them simply by logging into your ILLiad account.  Physical items such as print books, videos, or microform must be picked up at the Library. You will be notified via email when your requested materials arrive. ILL is available only to current APSU students, faculty, and staff.

Please follow the link below to create an ILLiad account or access your existing account. 


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