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A Guide to Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

This guide brings together some the best resources on the topics of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies.

Primary Sources

A primary source is an immediate account or object resulting from the topic being studied. Traditionally, primary sources are found public records, archival collections, historic publications, and source books. Specific examples include speeches, diaries, letters, interviews, photographs, original literature, autobiographies. When researching contemporary topics, first hand accounts may also be found on blogs and social media, as well as contemporary literature. Contact a librarian for help identifying primary sources.

 

Selected archival databases include:

Additional guides

Tools & Tips for Finding Archives, Rare Books, Special Collections

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