Collection Gender Studies

Gender Studies is originally an interdisciplinary area of ​​expertise. Some collections have specific sections that are important for Gender Studies.

How to search the collection?

  • Search for e-books and printed books and journals in WorldCat, look for e-journals in the list of electronic journals.
  • Women’s  studies international: Bibliographical database (1972-) containing references to books, journal articles and other document types.
  • Collections at Atria (formerly Aletta), institute on gender equality and women's history.
  • For tips, theory and training regarding searching and using scholarly information, please check our LibGuides.

You will find the printed books on governance in different collections. The most important are:

  • ALG: 02.60 (genderstudies)
  • ALW: 17.75 (Schools and movements in literary theory), including: 27 (feminist theory and criticism); 29 (postcolonial theory and criticism)
  • ATW: 17.21 23 (Monolingual sociolinguistics; language and gender)
  • ETH: section B (bio-ethics) and C (human bio-ethics)
  • GES: aspect e (social history)
  • KUN: 20.03 23 (Methods and techniques of art studies: genderstudies/feminist historiography of art); 20.10 22 (Art and society: genderstudies/feminist art practice)

Where to find the collection?

Please use the floorplan of the University Library City Centre to locate the collecton of Gender Studies.

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Who is responsible for the collection?

Subject Librarian Humanities

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